Job Summary

The COO will oversee the organization’s ongoing operations and procedures and will be responsible for the strategy of the business and Business Development. The COO role is a key member of the Executive Management team - will maintain control of diverse business operations and has to be an experienced and efficient leader with excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethic.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

Business Development

  • Provide leadership to the diverse teams of associates in driving client acquisition, building healthy loan portfolios and ensuring compliance with KYC and SCUML requirements

  • Create preventive measures to ensure all client-related issues are promptly identified and resolved

  • Build a pipeline to ensure a steady deal flow, based on a data-driven assessment of target sectors

  • Lead internal debt recovery efforts as required from time to time and provide the required support for services providers engaged to recover such debts (bad or delinquent)

  • Develop architecture for digital sales and marketing

  • Provide the required leadership to meet customer needs

  • Develop strategies with a view of leading the organization to its mid and long term goals and profitability. 

Operations Efficiency

  • Oversee all business and financial operations, including P&L management, loan origination, disbursement, collection, including the preparation of required periodic reports on disbursement, repayment and loan performance

  • Design, implement and manage a cohesive financial and operational strategy and ensure operational efficiency.

  • Manage all strategic business operations including the development and adoption of best practices and policies and procedures

  • Oversee internal and outsourced accounting, finance, compliance, legal functions and ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and guidelines.

  • Oversee all information security processes

  • Works with relevant teams to develop various tech framework and platforms necessary to drive retail lending


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, statistics, mathematics, engineering, investment or a related discipline

  • MBA and/or equivalent will be an added advantage

  • 5-10 years Fintech/MFB/banking operations experience 

  • Ability to understand and execute strategy

  • Demonstrated team management experience

  • Demonstrated budget management and financial forecasting experience

  • Knowledge of product commercialization and revenue management

  • Previous experience with a startup is an added advantage

  • Passionate and with Entrepreneurial acumen

    NB; This position is open to local and international candidates. The potential candidate must be willing to relocate to Lagos, Nigeria within a short period and must be able to travel.

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