Seedstars Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [1 new position]

Latest Jobs and careers at Seedstars January, 2022 for

  • Product Designer

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs. Seedstars is a Swiss-based private group of companies with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship.

Seedstars is present in 80+ emerging ecosystems. More than 100,000 people from all over the world belong to the Seedtars network, including 2,000 investors. More than 40,000 entrepreneurs from emerging markets became participants of our events and programs.

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January, 2022 Job Title: Product Designer | Location: Ilupeju, Lagos | Employment Type: Full Time | Level: Mid Level Seedstars | QuickCheck

About the Job

  • As a Product Designer at Quickcheck, you’re a thought-leader in the organization. You are excited to find elegant solutions for complex problems, value being empathetic with a curious mind, and always strive to learn more. You also understand the importance of equitable, accessible, usable, and ethical design.
  • You know that the little details matter and you are on a mission to create the best possible user experience for all people. You’re a hands-on maker that strives for innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • You will be responsible for leading the creation of a visually appealing and inclusive user interface for both our website and mobile application. You are excited to solve the challenge of creating a financial technology application that is easy to use and can scale to millions of users.
  • Success in this role is defined by the quality of the user experience. This includes the impact, accessibility, ease of use, and beauty of the final product.

Responsibilities for this Role Include

  • Collaborate daily with a multidisciplinary team of Software Engineers, Researchers, Strategists, and Project Owners
  • Lead ideation sessions, workshops, demos, and presentations with stakeholders.
  • You’ll sketch, wireframe, and run usability tests.
  • Prototype to communicate the “look” and “feel” of a project using Figma.
  • Collaborate with design peers to ensure designs are conceptually sound
  • Ensure content strategy and design are aligned
  • You will build cohesive and lightweight design systems
  • Continuously iterate your designs to stay current with mobile trends
  • Mentor new product designers and interns on visual and interaction design, problem-solving, client communication, and team interaction
  • Push for and create inclusive, accessible design for all

Your Profile

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  • 3+ years of professional experience with a portfolio that demonstrates your expertise
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment
  • Senior-level experience with developing digital products across a variety of mediums, including web and mobile.
  • Use modern prototyping tools (Figma, Framer, Principle etc) to create visually appealing interfaces.
  • Participated in the full design cycle to deliver world-class, pixel-perfect designs
  • Superior English fluency, verbal and written
  • Personality traits: Professional, problem solver, proactive, attention to detail.

Benefits and Perks

  • Be part of an international team
  • Modern and cool office in Ilupeju, Silicon Valley style 😎
  • High degree of autonomy, flat hierarchy, open communication and get shit done attitude
  • Pension, life and health insurance schemes
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility of remote working depending on the role.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Customer Support Specialist | Seedstars

Location: Lekki, Lagos Nigeria
Job type: Full Time
Department: Lendigo
Level: Entry

About Lendigo

  • Lendigo Nigeria is a high growth portfolio company of Seedstars, focusing on SME lending in all areas. Our vision is to become the leading champion in SME lending for the common man in Nigeria while developing revolutionary fin-tech products that will change the whole conservative lending industry.
  • Being a part of this ambitious project is what drives us every day and makes us achieve the best results for our clients and reach our ambitious goals in the coming year.

About the Job

  • The Customer Support Specialist will act as a liaison, provide product/services information, answer questions, and resolve any emerging problems that our customer accounts might face with accuracy and efficiency.
  • The best CSRs are genuinely excited to help customers. They’re patient, empathetic, and passionately communicative. They love to talk and understand the value of good communication skills. Customer service representatives can put themselves in their customers’ shoes and advocate for them when necessary.
  • Problem-solving also comes naturally to customer care specialists. They are confident at troubleshooting and investigate if they don’t have enough information to answer customer questions or resolve complaints.

Key Responsibilities

  • Answering questions about products’ details, the company and issues with account for the customers.
  • Assisting customers with technical issues experienced on the app or website and escalate any issue(s) to the appropriate unit.
  • Receiving Inbound calls and resolving queries via mails, CRM and via all available platforms/channels.
  • Making Outbound follow-up calls to sales leads and persuade potential customers to complete and submit their application
  • Responsible for the overall management of all strategic and operational customer onboarding and relationship activities.
  • Provide market feedback to the company leadership regarding competitive offerings, prospect needs and generate product development ideas.
  • Take ownership of the management of the Telesales and Customer Experience function of the business.
  • Drive increased revenue and profit to achieve the Company’s ambitious growth.
  • Working to stringent targets, the job holder will be required to adopt a professional and knowledgeable approach to each new business call.

Your Profile

  • At least 1 – 2 years of working experience in a similar role with a startup, finance,  investment banking or private equity firm
  • Proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements
  • Ability to work in an independent, structured and goal-oriented manner
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while multitasking is of utmost importance
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding deadlines
  • Fluency in English

Benefits and Perks

  • Join a young, passionate, hungry and growing team of entrepreneurs & facilitators
  • Competitive base salary and KPI incentive scheme
  • Full medical coverage
  • Fresh fruit, cereal, and amazing Nescafe coffee
  • Regular get-togethers like happy Fridays, team events, and out-of-office events.
  • Flexible working hours, sports groups and many other benefits.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Acceleration Program Investment Director, Africa | Seedstars | Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contracted: Full Time
Level: Experienced

About the Programs Team

  • The Programs team alongside Labs and Investments are the central squads that make up the capacity building tribe at Seedstars. The Programs team’s key activity is to provide enterprise support through the execution of structured programs to make sure entrepreneurs have the knowledge, network, and services to scale.
  • The Programs team operates as a critical revenue generator for Seedstars by developing tailored solutions to address unique challenges faced by startups and entrepreneurs around the globe.
  • The Program squad is the fastest growing business unit in Seedstars and is composed of a Head of Global Programs, a Global Startup Growth Lead, and eight full time Program Managers, 3 Program Management Contractors and 4 local Entrepreneur in Residences and Innovation Experts. The team works in close collaboration with many business units throughout the group, including Global Partnerships Management, Regional Heads of Sales, and Finance.

About the Job

  • We are hiring a Partner to join an exciting project which aims to support enterprises across Africa. Your objective will be to co-lead every aspect of the VC process: supporting existing portfolio companies, fundraising, team management, strategy etc. This role can be done remotely. Preference given to candidates based in Africa. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and train the Investment Managers/Associates/Analysts.
  • Support with LP relationship building, fundraising and reporting.
  • Drive first-ticket investment discussions and decisions for pre-seed and seed stage ventures.
  • Lead follow on investment due diligence, analysis and presentation to the Investment Committee.
  • Build deep relationships with top Angel Networks, VC Partners and leading ecosystem enablers.
  • Support portfolio companies post-investment and drive exit opportunities
  • Manage the portfolio diversification and fund allocation.

Profile

  • Mindset:
    • You have a passion for startups and technology, particularly in emerging markets and in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation.
    • You have a strong belief in getting things done – You have to be comfortable working alone and capable to prioritize and make things happen.
  • Experience:
    • Extensive experience in VC or PE, preferably in emerging markets.
    • Knowledge of technology and market trends.
    • Highly developed financial and analytical skills.
    • Investment structuring know-how.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Deep Africa expertise.
  • Nice to Have:
    • Crypto/Blockchain experience.

Why our employees love working with us:

  • We are on a mission that is bigger than all of us: to impact people’s lives in emerging markets.
  • You get many growth opportunities and responsibilities early on.
  • You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you’re surrounded by a vibrant and diverse team.
  • We offer autonomy and flexibility with a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to do their work when and how they want.
  • We were awarded as one of the most democratic workplaces in the world due to our freedom centered practices.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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