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StartCredits is a dynamic, high-growth financial technology organization. Our commitment to quality continues to propel our growth and success.

Data Science Analyst

This is a unique opportunity to join a new, multidisciplinary team of creative and passionate individuals destined to change the face of lending in Nigeria. We are focused on the company’s agenda, and work on high-impact projects utilizing big data analytics and machine learning to improve credit decisions in Nigeria.

What you’ll be doing:

You will advocate, evangelize and build data-fuelled products that help our customers reduce their loan impairments.

You will provide insight into leading analytic practices, design and lead iterative learning and development cycles, and ultimately help to identify drivers of loan default in Nigeria.

You will work with cross-functional team members to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact insights across a variety of core business areas. You will research, design, implement and validate cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You have a Master’s Degree in operations research, applied statistics, data mining, machine learning, economics, finance or a related quantitative discipline.
  • You have a deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, machine-learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms.
  • You solve complex analytical problems using quantitative approaches with your unique blend of analytical, mathematical and technical skills.
  • You are able to analyze large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets with a variety of tools. You are accomplished in the use of statistical analysis environments such as Excel VBA, R, MATLAB, SPSS, or Python.

Great communication skills (written and verbal), an analytical results orientated mentality and the ability to work with others as part of a team are expected.

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Receptionist

What you’ll be doing:

As a Receptionist, you will be the first point of contact for our company. Our Receptionist’s duties include offering administrative support across the organization. You will welcome guests and greet people who visit the business. You will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls.

To be successful as a Receptionist, you should have a pleasant personality, as this is also a customer service role. You should also be able to deal with emergencies in a timely and effective manner, while streamlining office operations.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
  • Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
  • Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges)
  • Order front office supplies and keep inventory of stock
  • Update calendars and schedule meetings
  • Arrange travel and accommodations, and prepare vouchers
  • Keep updated records of office expenses and costs
  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing
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Why work with us?

As a company built with a purpose to increase access to credit, we ensure that the considerable amount of time we spend with our employees is as engaging as possible. We are proud of our values and our culture which are at the heart of our company and set the standard for how we behave.

Other skills?

We are always looking for talented and passionated people. If you feel you can add value to StartCredits, please get in touch.

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