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Senior Associate, Risk Strategy and Business Operations

Flutterwave

Flutterwave

Operations
Lekki, Nigeria
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) to make and receive payments in a convenient borderless manner.

The Role: Flutterwave is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as an Senior Associate, Risk Strategy and Business Operations. The Associate will play a critical role in supporting risk management initiatives across various projects within the organization. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in Internal Consulting, project management methodologies, risk management practices, and experience working in the fintech or financial services industry.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with project managers and cross-functional teams to develop and maintain comprehensive plans for key initiatives.
  • Assist in designing and implementing innovative risk management frameworks, leveraging advanced analytics and financial technology solutions.
  • Monitor project progress and proactively identify emerging risks and compliance issues that may impact project timelines or objectives.
  • Continuously evaluate and enhance risk management processes, tools, and frameworks to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Assist team leaders in communicating risk management principles and guidelines to various stakeholders, promoting a culture of risk awareness.
  • Assist team leadership in developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies and action plans to minimize the impact of identified risks.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and external partners to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Assist to prepare and present risk reports to communicate key findings, trends, and recommendations to stakeholders and senior leadership.
  • Serve as a strong communicator, effectively conveying complex concepts and recommendations to clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinate Employee engagement activities with the Risk and Compliance team to ensure awareness across the organization.
  • Manage Risk and Compliance initiatives across different teams

Required competency and skill set to be a waver:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Risk Management or a related field; Master's degree or Professional Certifications are a plus.
  • Proven 4+years of experience in project management, consulting, or related roles within the fintech or financial services industry.
  • Strong understanding of risk management principles, methodologies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficiency in utilizing Jira and Power BI to analyze data sets, develop reports and generate actionable insights.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to translate strategic objectives into practical solutions.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build trusted relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Professional certifications and credentials are highly desirable.
  • Strongly preferred to have experience in risk and compliance.

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