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

StartCredits is the leading credit risk data analytics firm in Nigeria. We help Nigerians to access finance and save money, through our algorithmic credit scoring and loan search engine.

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 support the development of credit risk models that help our clients reduce their loan impairments
  • You will provide insight into leading analytic practices and 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 Bachelors’ degree in operations research, applied statistics, data mining, economics, finance or a related quantitative discipline.
  • You have a deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, 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.

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.

Position Filled

StartCredits is looking for results driven business development professionals to actively seek out and engage with prospective bank, mortgage and microfinance partners. You will provide complete and appropriate solutions for every client in order to boost top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels and profitability.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Present, promote and sell StartCredits credit risk products using solid arguments to prospective lenders
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive bank client relationships
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
  • Conduct market research, track sales and status reports
  • Provide reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services

Who we’re looking for:

  • You must be based in Lagos
  • Basic knowledge of banking and loan products
  • Proven experience as a Sales Associate or similar role
  • Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback

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.

Position Now Filled
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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