Credit and Analytics Lead at Branch International

Credit and Analytics Lead at Branch International

Branch International

Job Title: Credit and Analytics Lead

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full Time
Level: Experienced
Category: Credit & Analytics

About the Role

  • Branch launched in Nigeria in early 2017 and has seen rapid adoption and growth. As a company, we are passionate about our customers, fearless in the face of barriers, and driven by data.
  • In this role, you will help to solve analytical problems across the organization and grow profitability by proposing product and strategy changes.
  • You will make data-driven decisions to optimize performance in various areas across the product, growth, and operations strategy.
  • As the lead, you will help the team achieve their goals through servant-style leadership, removing roadblocks, and clear communication.

Here are some things you’ll do:

  • Monitor performance and drive changes in credit policy of our Nigeria portfolio to optimize profitability and reach growth targets
  • Collaborate with data science, product, marketing, collections, and engineering to propose experiments and policy changes
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis to identify underlying explanations for changes in portfolio performance, develop data-driven solutions, and evaluate expected portfolio impacts
  • Propose data-driven product changes to improve customer experience and company profitability. Partner with product and engineering teams to implement your solution into production
  • Develop statistical models to assist in pricing and user segmentation for capital markets transactions and financial data analysis.

Minimum Requirements

  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Fluent in SQL and Excel. Proficiency in R/Python, or similar statistical analysis tool, is a plus
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiasm for working across cultures, functions, and time zones

Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous experience in analytics and/or quantitative modeling, using large datasets
  • Experience in analyzing, visualizing, and communicating impactful insights to management, investors, and/or auditors.

Benefits of Joining

  • Work in a mission-driven, global, fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
  • Competitive salary and equity package
  • A collaborative and flat company culture
  • Remote first, with the option to work in-person occasionally
  • Fully paid life and health insurance benefit with Axa Mansard (Platinum plan)
  • Work-life balance is not a myth, we offer a generous paid leave policy comprising; 28 days annual leave, 30 days sick leave, bereavement leave
  • Fully paid parental leave – 6 months maternity and 3 months paternity leave
  • Pension Benefit
  • Monthly WFH stipend alongside a one time home office set-up budget
  • We believe learning should never stop and so we provide a $500 stipend annually towards learning and development irrespective of role, title or tenure
  • Discretionary trips to our offices across the globe, with global travel medical insurance
  • Team meals and social events (Hybrid for now)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to work and interact with a global team.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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