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Center of Excellence Director, Singapore

The Mojaloop Foundation

The Mojaloop Foundation (MLF) is hiring a Center of Excellence Director in Singapore! We are looking for a senior business and strategic lead, partner liaison, with close synchronization with Lesley-Ann Vaughan (MLF Director of Product Strategy) for GTM and product strategy. The COE Director will oversee the CBDC COE team, project objectives, and budget while serving as the public spokesperson for the COE. Reporting to the Executive Director, the COE Director will also be responsible for working with partners to secure pilot projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help set the direction, strategy and priorities for the Mojaloop Foundation (MLF) CBDC Center of Excellence (COE) in Singapore and influence the overall MLF business strategy.
  • Identify and secure relationships with key Mojaloop partners including technology companies in the payments and Fintech sector
  • Seek grants and other sources of funds to implement pilot projects
  • Sponsor and lead key strategic projects across the region and business; partner closely with the Mojaloop Foundation Executive Director, Product Strategy Director and business community
  • Build, manage and coach the COE team
  • Be the voice of the ecosystem and work with MLF product and marketing teams to help drive use cases for the CBDC project.
  • Lead education, thought leadership, and collaboration initiatives with external and industry bodies for the CBDC project
  • Responsible for managing COE budget (reporting to Executive Director)

Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • Senior business professional with experience in the payments, fintech and financial services sector (10+ years experience)
  • History of establishing new business relationships and programs
  • Strong communication skills for preparing proposals and public speaking activities
  • People management experience
  • Degree in Finance, Business Management, Marketing or related studies
  • History of working with global communities, cultures, and time zones
  • Located in Singapore, may require 2-3 international trips per year (as restrictions are lifted)

About The Mojaloop Foundation:  

Mojaloop was designed to provide a reference model for payment interoperability, that can be used to overcome barriers that have slowed the spread of digital financial services. Whole, adapted, or as a blueprint the Mojaloop Foundation's open source software can be used by organizations to build interoperable, digital payment systems that enable seamless, affordable financial services between individual users, banks, government entities, merchants, mobile network operators, providers, and technology companies connecting the underserved with the emerging digital economy. To learn more, visit

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