• Accra
  • OrangeTech
Job Description:

  • This role is ideal for someone who has the right mix of leadership, passion, energy and experience to build a new digital business in the financial services sector. The ideal candidate is business savvy, has an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative nature, and a vast network in the financial services industry and startup ecosystem.

    The CEO will have primary responsibility for leading company operations, the overall growth strategy, organizational leadership, financial and organizational management, external communications, and marketing and sales efforts. He/she will also be responsible for the development and management of advisor and investor relationships.

    The CEO will also be responsible for providing the short term and long-term company vision as well as the development of the sales and marketing strategy. He/she will also be responsible to achieve fundraising and revenue objectives.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    Strategy & Planning

    • Develop short/long term company and product roadmap
    • Establish and implement short and long-term goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
    • Build and motivate a world-class product, marketing and customer service team
    • Responsible for all elements of HR, employee compensation plans, and benefits
    • Develop a financial plan for the organization


    • Provide vision and leadership that attracts followers
    • Public relations, including evangelizing technology entrepreneurship through public
    • speaking, digital media, and representing the startup sector
    • Motivate a high performance, innovative and results-driven organization

    Operations Management

    • Oversee operating plan, budget, cash flow, and company finances
    • Establish strategic partnerships with other companies in order to reach the ambitious user growth targets
    • Build and lead an effective and cohesive executive management team to include all company employees, while establishing a basic personnel policy, initiating and monitoring policies relating to personnel actions and training and professional development programs
    • Ensure company objectives and standards of performance are not only understood but owned by management and employees
    • Ensure company and its businesses comply with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements and, where appropriate, best practices
    • Establish, achieve, and report on financials and milestones to investors


    What specific skills/experiences/accomplishments should you have?

    • University degree, preferably MBA in the field of business administration and finance
    • Must have 5-10+ years prior experience in sales and/or leadership efforts in a startup company preferably with a background in financial services
    • Excellent leadership, negotiation, management, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work strategically, but also hands-on problem solving
    • Exceptional oral written communication and presentation skills
    • A recognized thought leader with established industry presence leading internal and external efforts to promote the vision and adaption of digital technology
    • Track record of building innovative, creative, and collaborative teams
    • Experience with mobile money, payments and remittance business ecosystem
    • Experience with new and emerging digital technologies including machine learning, artificial intelligence, business process automation, robotic process automation, IoT and cloud technologies

    About Us:

    OrangeTech Limited is a newly licensed fintech in Ghana. OrangeTech believes that financial services should work for all. The problem is that the current traditional financial system isn’t built to meet the needs of millions of Ghanaians and hundreds of millions of Africans. That’s why we are working to enable and expand financial access to the underserved by creating technologies that help our target market displace cash & create a digital data trail that allows financial institutions to accurately assess and serve them.

    Our aspiration is to build a continent-leading software and services company focused on the financial services sector, with a distinctive culture that attracts creative, innovative and collaborative people.

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