Senior risk Associate Job In Nigeria

Senior risk Associate
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Nigeria (Remote)
Remuneration: 10.2m-12.6m NGN Per Annum
Job Sector: Financial Services & Fintech
Work Policy: Doesn’t Sponsors work permit

What we are looking for – Senior risk Associate Job In Nigeria


We are looking for an innovative, detailed-oriented credit specialist to join our Risk team. You will be responsible for building and delivering our proprietary risk framework and conducting due diligence on private credit transactions in the African trade space. In addition, you will be working closely with Product, Customer Success, and Operations teams in order to deliver a scalable, integrated experience for our customers.

What does the job involve;

Responsible for due diligence, structuring and evaluating private credit transactions in technology, agriculture, logistics and mining sectors in Africa.

Problem solve creative ways of de-risking/structuring transactions in order to reduce risk exposure.

Write credit memos and present findings to Credit Committee.

Together with Leadership, Risk and Legal team, build out best-in-class credit processes and portfolio monitoring capabilities.

Interface directly with borrowers throughout loan origination process and represent Risk team as needed in live transactions.

Co-develop technology solutions with Product, Engineering and Data Science team, that allows for differentiated data insights throughout credit decisioning journey as well as scalable, automated processes.

6+ years experience in credit risk, particularly evaluating export loans, agri financing and working capital loans.

Background in due diligence and structuring transactions at investment banks, private equity firms, debt funds or consulting firms.

Experience with trade finance or private credit transactions in Africa is highly preferred.

Experience working in a high-growth, startup environment.

Ability to draft credit memos and present findings to Investment Committee.

You are curious by nature and interested in making a positive impact.

You can make a good business case backed by data and convince people to follow your direction.

Understanding of export/import processes is a plus


Competitive remuneration.

Opportunity to work remotely.

Comprehensive health insurance package.

21 days of annual paid time off.

Monthly phone and internet allowance.

Team off-site events.

Opportunity to work with a diverse team of highly talented colleagues.

How to Apply:
Send updated CV and LinkedIn URL to; [email protected]

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