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SafeBoda exists to offer a safe and secure moto-­‐taxi (boda boda) experience in Africa. We believe that our market-­‐based solution to road safety can improve the value, efficiency and safety of city transportation and importantly reduce public health costs....

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Head of Operations in Nigeria , Nigeria

Role
We have ambitious goals in 2021 and are seeking an experienced professional to lead all operations related to drivers in Ibadan including driver recruitment, onboarding, quality, performance, engagement, and comms. The ideal candidate has experience in managing a 20 + person team, is able to use data to make decisions, and is passionate about improving the livelihoods of Boda drivers in Ibadan. We have ambitious targets and goals and are looking for an experienced Head of Operations to navigate all things related to our drivers.

Responsibilities:
- Lead all operations and the SafeBoda driver community in Ibadan
- Manage multiple projects and be a resourceful multi-tasker that can execute a number of tasks to get things done
- Leading, managing, and coaching a 20+ person team
- Ownership of driver-related KPIs as well as a recruitment strategy, incentive programs, and building processes across operations.
- Analyzing performance metrics data and using it to identify ways to improve the performance of our drivers and the efficiency of the team.
- Identifying and implementing strategies to improve driver engagement and retention
- Developing and implementing a range of special and high impact projects across various functions of the driver team.

You should have:
- +4 years minimum in an operations role, strategy, start-up, or a similar area in any industry. Experience in the ride-hailing industry is a big bonus.
- Experience in managing the output of large teams and be hugely passionate about coaching and mentoring resources
- Knowledge of the city of Ibadan and an understanding of the Boda Boda community in Nigeria at large.
- Comfortable to work in tough conditions not always with easy answers to challenges
- Highly proactive ability to move fast, innovate and find creative solutions
- Be emotionally intelligent, humble, and excited to work within a team with a diverse set of experiences and skills
- Data-driven decisions and solid analytical skills with advanced experience in Excel
- Love our product and be curious about how it works and be a strong advocate on the way SafeBoda can transform the livelihoods of drivers
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do, and constantly fly the flag.

Benefits
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced team.
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Free SafeBoda transport
- Free lunch

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Operations in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Feb 25, 2021
VP of Marketing in Kenya , Kenya

Job Summary

Who we are

At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers, and passengers, with additional financial services, payments, and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Based in Nairobi, Kampala, Nigeria, and Barcelona, we are a venture-funded company that is already having a huge impact on millions of people in Africa.

What we are looking for
SafeBoda is looking for a VP of Marketing to drive SafeBoda towards being the best consumer platform in Africa. The ideal candidate will have strong marketing, brand, and customer acquisition experience with a start-up mentality.

Responsibilities
- Lead SafeBoda’s marketing and brand efforts for our ride, food, shop, and payments verticals. Build an aspirational, community-driven image and voice that generates real brand love.
- Manage the performance marketing team to achieve FTU and CAC targets and maximize ROI across channels including analyzing the results of A/B tests oncreative, copy, audience, etc. to maximize full-funnel performance.
- Possess expertise in tools like Clevertap and AppsFlyer to gather insights/learnings and apply them; build out robust reporting to monitor and optimize performance across channels.
- Mobilize the SafeBoda team for offline marketing channels, crucial for our markets, by leveraging our large base of SafeBodas and doing community outreach to portions of the population that aren’t on social media
- Proactively identify opportunities/partners to grow SafeBoda’s brand awareness.

You should have
- +5 years of professional experience, with strong knowledge of marketing, branding, consumer products
- Proven business planning and management skills - exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently and problem solve. Structured hypothesis-driven approach to problem solving is a must.
- Data driven -be able to analyse data and marketing analytics to make informed decisions and to report on the effectiveness and efficiency of growth drivers – be confident using Excel or other tools to collect, analyse, and present sets of data. Be comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders and being open to new ideas and feedback.
- Understand our users - track record of leveraging both internal user data and consumer insights work to help define the product experience. Lives and breathes the user experience by having immersed themselves in user trends, research, and live interactions. Complements all decisions with supportive analytics and has shown a bias to test/measure performance continuously.
- Excellent storytelling skills - you’re a gifted writer with a strong creative eye-you’re able to tell the stories and create ads that you know will appeal to our customers and partners, and you do so in a compelling way to build our brand.
- Getting things done - you have an entrepreneurial mindset, applied at scale and through working with others. Ruthless about the prioritization of goals, strategies and individual tasks. You should be able to create a culture of flawless execution, timely delivery and of a high quality.
- Strong academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades.
- Be well connected, you know who the cool cats are and how to get our app in their hands.
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag.

Benefits
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth and impact
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in Africa
- Competitive salary
- Free SafeBoda transport
- Free lunch every day

Job Requirements
- Required education: Bachelor's degree
- Required relevant work experience: 5 years
- Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Are you interested in becoming a VP of Marketing in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jul 31, 2020
Product Manager in Uganda , Uganda

Product Manager - Remote or Onsite

Who we are
At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Currently based in Kampala, Nairobi, Nigeria, and Barcelona, we are a venture funded company that is already having a huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.

We are seeking a Product Manager for our Mobile Applications and internal products (Portal). The role will give you the opportunity to scope out new features, propose solutions, manage delivery of new product features and measure impact. You will have the opportunity to work across our different product verticals including Ride hailing Package delivery, Food & Shop deliveries and digital payments. The ideal candidate has experience in product management but is more importantly a self starter, curious and passionate about developing a world class product.

You should be:
- 2- 3 years experience in product management, customer experience management, business analysis or software engineering. Desirable to have experience in Mobile Apps or in the Ride hailing, Food delivery or Digital Wallets industry.
- Experience in working with Agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban
- Be highly proactive ability to move fast, learn, innovate and find creative solutions
- Be an analytical problem-solver. You quickly identify key metrics of success, digest complex data sets, and build data-driven action plans to respond to market conditions.
- Be emotionally intelligent, humble and excited to work with different teams and different users. Our suite of products are used by boda drivers, passengers, business users, vendors and more / You must be excited to work with all.
- Strong communicator . You should be able to explain complex problems and processes in the most simple way. You should be able to vary your style depending on whether you’re talking with the business, with boda drives or with engineering.
- Data driven - obsessed with using data to understand how the Product is being used and the impact it is having. Always using data to justify product related decisions.. Experience using CleverTap is desirable.
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag.
- Fluent in English.

Benefits
- Be part of a passionate team that is changing the mobility landscape in Africa and it’s improving millions of lives
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced team. .
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Free SafeBoda transport & lunch if you are based in Nairobi, Kampala or Ibadan!
- Remote working

Location
Role based in Kampala, Nairobi or remote.

Responsibilities:
- Becoming an expert in an area of the business , understanding its goals, performance, problems and customers.
- Scoping out new features in the Mobile Apps or Portal, understanding what problem we’re solving for and the size of the problem
- Proposing solutions for new features and working with Product Design and Engineering teams to do so.
- Becoming the bridge between the customer and business side and our engineering team
- Writing world class Product Requirements documentations including user stories, acceptance criteria, use cases.
- Project managing the delivery of new features, ensuring that Engineering, Design and the business are all involved at the right stages.
- Gathering insights on adoption, impact and usage of our product. Developing dashboards and tools to do this!
- Build an understanding of both the global and the local market product usage and needs
- Understanding fully the customer experience - this could be through running surveys, focus groups, using analytics software or running analysis.
- Ensuring the CPO has all the data, context and information to make the right prioritization decision for the Product Roadmap.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Are you interested in becoming a Product Manager in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jul 13, 2020
Vendor Sales Lead in Kenya , Kenya

Job Summary

Who we are
At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Currently based in Nairobi, Barcelona, Kampala, and Mombasa, we are a venture funded company that is already having huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.
We are looking for Vendor Sales Lead who will help us scale the number of businesses listed on our Shop platform. You will be responsible for identifying and securing strategic partnerships with vendors in the greater Nairobi metropolitan region as well as ensuring an ideal mix of local businesses for SafeBoda’s customers to purchase from.

Responsibilities
- Identify & onboard strategic partners onto SafeBoda’s innovative Shop platform that provides first-class convenience for customers and empowers local businesses
- Build a pipeline of leads and be accountable for hitting targets around number of meetings each day and conversion
- Identify and implement strategies to create high value partnerships with partner businesses
- Working closely with business owners to deliver the best product value for SafeBoda’s Shop customers

You should have:
- 3+ years experience in B2B sales, partnerships, business development or a similar area.
- Great communication and negotiation skills
- Familiarity with on-demand services and innovations in the space
- Built and managed a sales pipeline of potential partnerships
- Creativity and passion for building something that is innovative and has an impact.
- You have a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma

Benefits
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with lots of opportunity for growth
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Free SafeBoda transport
- Free lunch every day

Job Requirements
- Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
- Required relevant work experience: 3 years
- Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Are you interested in becoming a Vendor Sales Lead in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jun 01, 2020
Head of Marketing in Uganda , Uganda

Job Summary

Who we are
At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers, and passengers, with additional financial services, payments, and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward.
Based in Nairobi, Kampala, Lagos, and Barcelona, we are a venture-funded company that is already having a huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.
SafeBoda is looking for a Head of Marketing to help ensure SafeBoda is the most innovative company in the transportation space in Uganda. The ideal candidate will have both strong marketing and customer acquisition experience and a start-up mentality. You will work closely with the senior management of the company and will play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s future.

Responsibilities
- Deliver SafeBoda’s marketing strategy in Uganda – help us grow!
- Proactively identify opportunities to grow SafeBoda’s brand awareness, both online and offline. Be present with media outlets, and assist in telling our story, working to enhance and build SafeBoda presence and appeal in Uganda.
- Design and develop cross-channel customer growth programs to improve activation, retention, and loyalty. Specifically: ATL Media, Digital channels, PR & influencer marketing & events
- Coordinate with the country management team and C-level on the marketing strategy to acquire customers and build a great brand in the country.

You should have
- Have at least +5 years of professional experience, with strong knowledge of marketing, growth hacking, and branding.
- Expert in marketing (all aspects) and managing multiple campaigns, understanding ROI and other key metrics. Understand the leading industry acquisition methods.
- Proven analytical, business planning, and management skills - exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently and problem solve like a boss.
- Excellent storytelling skills - you’re a gifted writer with a strong creative eye - you’re able to tell the stories and create ads that you know will appeal to our customers and partners, and you do so in a compelling way to build our brand.
- Analytical - be able to analyse data and marketing analytics to make informed investment decisions and to report on the effectiveness and efficiency of growth drivers - be confident using Excel or other tools to collect, analyse and present sets of data. Be comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders and being open to new ideas and feedback.
- Strong academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades.
- Be well connected, you know who the cool cats are and how to get our app in their hands.
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag.

Benefits
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth and impact
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in Africa
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Free SafeBoda transport
- Free lunch every day

Job Requirements
- Required education: Bachelor's degree
- Required relevant work experience: 5 years
- Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Marketing in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jun 01, 2020
Head of Fintech in Uganda , Uganda

Start date: Immediate

Who we are
Motorcycle taxis are immensely popular and serve as the lifeblood of many cities in Africa, but they are extremely unsafe and disorganized. SafeBoda is a Ugandan-based startup on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable, and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for drivers.

At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward.

What we are looking for
SafeBoda is looking for a Head of Fintech to lead all payments and financial services work at SafeBoda across East Africa. We believe our team can move quicker and smarter and build value in East Africa. The person will be responsible for the strategic vision of the fintech layer of SafeBoda’s service. In particular, you will be designing and implementing a range of financial products and services for our target consumer which are the SafeBoda drivers and passengers. This will require working with a range of actors. In addition, this will be an exciting and challenging role that enables the successful applicant to play a pivotal part in identifying, testing and scaling opportunities for SafeBoda to offer access to financial products and services to millions of underbanked East Africans.

Below are key responsibilities and qualifications.

Responsibilities:
- Lead the financial services and payments offering at SafeBoda
- Manage a series of partnerships with financial institutions and partners across multiple areas
- Develop highly scalable products and lead and inspire a high-performing cross-functional team across Product, Engineering and Operations.
- Scale a team rapidly to deliver on very ambitious targets
- Support the company to ensure SafeBoda becomes a leader in fintech in East Africa

You should have:
- +5 years leading in fintech, banking, payments, tech or a similar field
- Proven leadership and ability in scaling a team
- Experience in fintech/banking/microfinance in East Africa, Uganda is a plus
- Product development experience is a plus
- Familiarity with the financial regulatory environment in Africa
- Bachelor’s degree in a business or finance related field with academic excellence
- Pro-active ability to move fast, innovate and find creative solutions
- Solid analytical skills and advanced experience of Excel
- Passionate about financial services and financial inclusion
- Excellent communication skills with the flexibility to negotiate corporate partnerships one minute and explain financial concepts to SafeBoda riders the next
- Love our product and be curious about how it works
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag.

Ready?
The need for this role is urgent, and we’d like the right candidate.

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Fintech in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: May 20, 2019
Head of Fintech in Uganda , Uganda

Motorcycle taxis are immensely popular and serve as the lifeblood of many cities in Africa, but they are extremely unsafe and disorganized. SafeBoda is a Ugandan-based startup on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable, and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for drivers

At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward.

What we are looking for
SafeBoda is looking for a Head of Fintech to lead all payments and financial services work at SafeBoda across East Africa. We believe our team can move quicker and smarter and build value in East Africa. The person will be responsible for the strategic vision of the fintech layer of SafeBoda’s service. In particular, you will be designing and implementing a range of financial products and services for our target consumer which are the SafeBoda drivers and passengers. This will require working with a range of actors. In addition, this will be an exciting and challenging role that enables the successful applicant to play a pivotal part in identifying, testing and scaling opportunities for SafeBoda to offer access to financial products and services to millions of underbanked East Africans.

Below are key responsibilities and qualifications.

Responsibilities:
- Lead the financial services and payments offering at SafeBoda
- Manage a series of partnerships with financial institutions and partners across multiple areas
- Develop highly scalable products and lead and inspire a high-performing cross-functional team across Product, Engineering and Operations.
- Scale a team rapidly to deliver on very ambitious targets
- Support the company to ensure SafeBoda becomes a leader in fintech in East Africa

You should have:
- +5 years leading in fintech, banking, payments, tech or a similar field
- Proven leadership and ability in scaling a team
- Experience in fintech/banking/microfinance in East Africa, Uganda is a plus
- Product development experience is a plus
- Familiarity with the financial regulatory environment in Africa
- Bachelor’s degree in a business or finance related field with academic excellence
- Pro-active ability to move fast, innovate and find creative solutions
- Solid analytical skills and advanced experience of Excel
- Passionate about financial services and financial inclusion
- Excellent communication skills with the flexibility to negotiate corporate partnerships one minute and explain financial concepts to SafeBoda riders the next
- Love our product and be curious about how it works
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag.

Ready?
The need for this role is urgent, and we’d like the right candidate.

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Fintech in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Mar 02, 2019
Head of Commercial in Uganda , Uganda

Who we are
Motorcycle taxis are immensely popular and serve as the lifeblood of many cities in Africa, but they are extremely unsafe and disorganized. SafeBoda is on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable, and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for drivers. We are on a fast track trajectory and expanding our operations in East Africa. We have an exciting team which includes ex-boda drivers, highly creative marketers and the best software engineers in the region - our diversity and open-mindness allows us to constantly innovate and build a beautiful product.

Head of Commercial
SafeBoda is seeking a Head of Commercial to find innovative ways to monetize the SafeBoda platform and build new business verticals. You will help ensure we're the most innovative company in the transportation space in East Africa. The ideal candidate will have both strong sales and customer acquisition experience and a start-up mentality. You will work closely with the senior leadership team of the company and will play a pivotal role in shaping the company's future.

Responsibilities
- Deliver new business verticals for SafeBoda - drive usage of new services and retention of customers using the SafeBoda platform, for example, errands, shop & delivery
- Proactively identify opportunities to grow SafeBoda's business
- Design and develop acquisition initiatives, both above and below the line, to improve activation, retention and loyalty of new verticals on the SafeBoda platform
- Lead the SafeBoda for Business Unit and find ways to acquire new customers and increase use by existing businesses
- Coordinate with C-level management on the strategy to acquire customers for new business and support in the building of a great brand in the city and across other geographies

Your KPIs
- Daily completed requests on the SafeBoda App across new verticals (errand, shop & delivery)
- Customer & Business Retention Rate
- SafeBoda for Business Daily Trips
- Number of SafeBoda for Business signed up and active

You should have
- Have at least 6 years professional experience, with strong knowledge of sales and customer acquisition. Start-up experience is a plus.
- Experience leading a team and motivating people.
- Highly proactive and creative in finding new business opportunities.
- Have a commercial mindset, be able to analyse data and marketing analytics to make informed investment decisions and to report on the effectiveness and efficiency of growth drivers- be confident using Excel to collect, analyse and present sets of data. Be comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders.
- Proven analytical, business planning, and management skills - exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently and problem solve like a boss.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
- Become a SafeBoda super-user - love the product and be a passionate believer in our mission to modernise and professionalise the boda industry.
- Strong academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades.

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Commercial in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Sep 15, 2018