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Logistics Analyst

FairMoney

FairMoney

IT, Operations
Lagos, Nigeria
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

About the company

FairMoney is a pioneering mobile banking institution specializing in extending credit to emerging markets. Established in 2017, the company currently operates primarily within Nigeria, and it has secured nearly €50 million in funding from renowned global investors, including Tiger Global, DST, and Flourish Ventures. FairMoney maintains a strong international presence, with offices in several countries, including France, Nigeria, Germany, Latvia, the UK, Türkiye, and India.

In alignment with its vision, FairMoney is actively constructing the foremost mobile banking platform and point-of-sale (POS) solution tailored for emerging markets. The journey began with the introduction of a digital microcredit application exclusively available on Android devices. Today, FairMoney has significantly expanded its range of services, encompassing a comprehensive suite of financial products, such as current accounts, savings accounts, debit cards, and state-of-the-art POS solutions designed to meet the needs of both merchants and agents.
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How it is to be a Logistics analyst at Payforce by FairMoney!

Payforce by FairMoney empowers businesses to drive mass adoption of digital and financial services to the underserved populations in their communities. Here in the Logistics team, our mission is to ensure the best and fastest service in the country.

We are currently seeking a driven and detail-oriented Logistics Analyst to join our team, specializing in the aspects of our Point of Sale (POS) operations. This role places a premium on candidates with strong analytical skills, exceptional proficiency in Excel, and a proactive mindset for optimizing logistics processes. Proficiency in SQL would be considered a significant advantage.

Role and Responsibilities

Planning and Distribution of POS

  • Develop strategic plans to allocate and distribute POS devices to designated locations.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams to gather precise demand forecasts and refine inventory planning.
  • Apply analytical insights to devise data-driven allocation methods, ensuring optimal distribution and sustained inventory levels.
  • Create comprehensive reports and dashboards to track KPIs and communicate findings to stakeholders.

Sim Card Management

  • Oversee the meticulous management of sim cards used in POS devices, encompassing vigilant inventory tracking and functional oversight.
  • Monitor data to execute timely SIM card activations and deactivations.
  • Maintain effective relationships with sim card suppliers, negotiating terms and fostering collaborative partnerships.
  • Design and implement strategies for ensuring maximum connectivity for our customers.

Reverse Logistics

  • Spearheaded the design and management of streamlined processes for handling returns, repairs, and replacements of POS devices.
  • Collaborate adeptly with internal stakeholders to assess returned products, ascertain defects, and steer repair or replacement efforts.
  • Maintain methodical records and ensure steadfast adherence to reverse logistics protocols.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Logistics, or a related field with at least 4 years of relevant domain experience.
  • Strong analytical prowess, with the ability to decipher complex data sets and derive actionable insights.
  • Proficiency in Excel, exemplifying the ability to manipulate data and generate meaningful reports.
  • Experience with SQL, a significant advantage, empowering data-driven decision-making.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong problem-solving aptitude.
  • Effective communication skills for fostering collaborative interactions with diverse teams.
  • Independent work ethic, capable of managing multiple projects concurrently.
  • This person needs to be very analytical and have strong Excel and SQL skills.
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Training & Development

Recruiting Process

  • A screening call with the Senior Recruiter ~30 minutes
  • Interview with the hiring manager (60 minutes)
  • A case study might be applied to evaluate technical skills