Job Opportunity at Equity Bank – Sales Executive Merchants Acquiring


Job Opportunity at Equity Bank

Sales Executive Merchants Acquiring

Equity Bank is the region’s leading Bank whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC, Equity Bank is now home to more than 14 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa.

The Bank seeks to recruit passionate and self-driven individual to fill the position below.

Job Title: Sales Executive Merchants Acquiring

Reports to: Manager, Merchant Acquiring Business

Basic Purpose:

The job holder is responsible to grow merchant business in the bank

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Opportunity at Equity Bank

  • Assets and Liability mobilization per given department portfolio and set target, mobilization through Branches,
  • Head Office Bank staff, Diaspora Agents, High Net worth Diaspora clients, etc
  • Acquiring new to bank Diaspora customers as per the criteria outlined in the segment value proposition and reflected by the segment strategy and sales targets.
  • Ensuring business growth through various Diaspora Agents across the world.
  • Training Bank staff about new and existing Diaspora Bank product offering
  • Analyzing market intelligence across the global markets to facilitate enhancement of innovative products and services offered to the Diaspora customers.
  • Digitization and onboard of ABC channels of Diaspora accounts; Eazzy suite of products and ABC channels.
  • Manage third party relationships relating to growth of business: Uganda Embassies abroad, Uganda
  • Convention Management abroad, Ministry of Labour and Gender, etc
  • Ensuring that the new and existing customer relations are well maintained to achieve high customer retention as well as building effective relationships with branches and key support functions.

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  • Prepare daily report for Diaspora
  • Prepare the strategies and annual budget of Diaspora.
  • Ensuring 100% Compliance with the bank policies, procedures and guidelines with zero tolerance to operational risk & frauds.
  • Ensure 100% compliance to the Banks policies and procedures
  • Oversee to ensure the bank corporate image is promoted
  • Be on the top with market intelligence by identifying the emerging market trends.
  • Ensure branches and supervisors are well supported for effectiveness and efficiency service delivery.
  • Any other duty assigned by the Head of Payments.



  • Excellent financial and business analytical skills
  • Excellent business/client relationship management skills
  • A minimum of three years’ banking experience in Sales Merchant Acquiring.
  • Computer literate

Personal competencies

  • Sound communication and negotiation skills.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrates sound judgement and decision-making abilities.
  • Self-driven.
  • Problem solving.
  • Customer and service orientated.
  • Have a supportive, solution seeking approach.
  • Works as part of a team and builds relationships (Team player).
  • Demonstrates trustworthiness and integrity.
  • Focuses on delivering results.

Job Opportunity at Equity Bank


  • Bachelor Degree from any recognized university preferably in Banking, commerce, Economics, Accountant or related field.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application quoting the Job reference and title in the subject field to

To be considered your application must be received not later than June 20, 2022.
Equity Bank (T) Ltd is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

“Equity Bank (T) Ltd does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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