[Vacancy]: Senior Manager, Buyer Risk Needed at Flutterwave

February 19, 2024

Job Description

Job Role:

Flutterwave is looking for a Senior Manager, Buyer Risk, who will be a key leader responsible for managing the buyer risk function. Your role will involve developing and implementing robust risk management strategies, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring the security and integrity of buyer transactions.


  • Develop and execute comprehensive risk management strategies to safeguard against potential financial losses.
  • Establish and maintain risk management policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with industry regulations.
  • Analyze transaction data and collaborate with the team to identify patterns and anomalies indicative of potential risks.
  • Provide guidance and direction to team members in the execution of risk mitigation initiatives.
  • Oversee and enhance transaction monitoring systems to detect and prevent fraudulent activities.
  • Collaborate with legal and compliance teams to ensure all risk management practices align with regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including finance, legal, and technology, to integrate risk management practices into business processes.
  • ​​Collaborate with cross-functional teams to contribute to the development and refinement of policies, ensuring compliance with industry regulations
  • Implement a detail-oriented approach to ensure thorough risk assessments and precise strategy implementations.
  • Stay abreast of market trends, regulatory changes, and industry developments to anticipate and address emerging risks.

Required competency and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or a related field; advanced degree or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Proven 8+ years’ experience in buyer risk management within the financial or fintech industry, with a track record of leadership and strategic thinking.
  • Proven track record of successfully detecting and mitigating various fraud modus operandi (MOs) within the payments or financial industry.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with experience leading cross-functional teams and driving change initiatives.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality.
  • In-depth understanding of industry regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Ability to articulate complex risk-related concepts in a clear and understandable manner for non-risk team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a clear and comprehensive project plan for long-range initiatives, outlining key milestones, timelines, and resource requirements.
  • Ability to design and develop training programs for operations teams, ensuring they are well-equipped to handle buyer risk-related tasks.

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