Business Analyst & Project Manager (Analytics Translator)

FairMoney is hiring!

About

FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets.

They started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia.

So far they disbursed close to 500,000 microloans and give more than 5000 loans daily. They are backed by top notch US/EU investors and have raised 15m EUR + Venture Capital supporting our stellar growth.

They are a team of 120 between Paris and Lagos in Engineering (Android, Data, Backend), Product, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations.

Job Description

Mission

The Analytics Translator is responsible for leveraging analytics to build insights into all aspects of the business and propose, plan and execute projects based on these insights to add value across all departments - Product, Marketing, Customer Support, Finance and Operations. The position requires extreme flexibility and the ability to learn and scale fast.

Outcomes

  • Build a full understanding of the entire business with every key insight on their fingertips.
  • Introduce operational efficiency across the board by decision automation, tool automation, process automation built upon analytical insights
  • Develop a client - relationship with all internal stakeholders by getting into their shoes, understanding their problems, and proposing solutions
  • Get into the driver’s seat in every function they undertake a mission in

Daily activity

  • Analyze / Explore new sets of data
  • Build hypotheses and studies on different bottlenecks of the company
  • Propose solutions (automation, process etc.) / tests or experiments (AB tests, surveys etc.)
  • Convert conclusions into projects, plan and execute autonomously
  • Iterate
  • Eventually must build a full understanding of the entire business with every key insight on their fingertips.

Preferred Experience

Competencies Required

  • Engineering (+ Business School) graduate
  • *Curiosity is requirement #1 *: to be able to dive into the unknown and come out with a working understanding of any topic / field you may be faced with
  • Ability to learn new businesses, functions, tools, skills whenever required to get hands dirty
  • Excited to solve problems and excited to learn new things all the time
  • Good understanding of SQL is a must. Can be compensated by a basic understanding and ability to skill up within a week’s time during the interview process. Other analytical tools / any programming language are a big plus (python/R, tableau...)
  • A basic understanding of different functions of a company - from finance to marketing and operations
  • Interest in developing markets, startup environment is a plus
  • Excellent communication and people skills - ability to look at work as social problem solving
  • Open-minded and willing to go out of their comfort zone
  • Fluent in English (any other language is a plus)

Recruitment Process

  • Application & Pre-screening
  • 30-min Phone Interview
  • Case study (SQL + Business Case)
  • Face to Face Interview(s)
  • Meet with the team
  • Offer

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 March 2020
  • Location: Paris, France (75010)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: < 6 months
  • Occasional remote authorized