RISK MANAGER

  • Finance
  • Remote job

RISK MANAGER

Job description

About Quidax
We are a cryptocurrency exchange and we make it easy for individuals and businesses to buy and sell cryptocurrency using their local currency. We also enable fintech to provide cryptocurrency-related services to their customers through our API, making it possible for your customers to buy, sell, send, receive, or store crypto.


We are currently in Nigeria, and we are building for Africa.


Our vision is to create a world where sending money and value around the globe is as easy as sending a text message, and we believe this future is going to be brought to you, courtesy of digital currencies.

Job Description

QUIDAX plays a critical role in achieving that vision. This is where you come in — we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about mitigating the firm’s risk while supporting crypto products. You will be responsible for the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and response to all forms of risks faced by Quidax. You will assess and report on risks, lead incident response, and strategize risk mitigation in current processes as well as future product offerings. If you are excited about the crypto space, then this is the right team for you.

You should be passionate about blockchain and the industry and also be familiar with growth techniques.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Design and implement an overall risk management process for both existing and potential risks to the Quidax
  • Coordinate and implement risk management initiatives within functional business units to facilitate risk identification, analysis, mitigation and reporting
  • Develop and monitor operational risk policies, methodology and tools that are in line with best practices
  • Continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the operational risk processes
  • Create business continuity and disaster recovery plans based on business needs
  • Participate and support business expansion plans from a risk perspective
  • Collaborate effectively with various teams within the firm to ensure proper implementation of internal controls
  • Assessing potential business and product changes for risks and impact and designing and implementing of various mitigation strategies and controls
  • Implement operational risk policy and procedures in line with the firm’s risk strategy and market changes to prevent, eliminate and mitigate operational risks.
  • Conducting ad-hoc risk analysis and back-testing on a regular basis
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of regulatory requirements and lead the process to ensure that developments are incorporated into procedures and practices.


Job requirements

What you need to have

  • 4-7 years of experience in a risk management role from either Finance, FinTech or payments-related industries
  • Knowledge about risk management framework for financial institutions, credit bureaus, operational controls, and risk-based methodologies
  • Good knowledge of the regulatory environment related to trading Crypto.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of industry trends and developments as well as their impact on the business
  • Strong integrity and sense of responsibility
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Degree in Business or Finance related fields with a specialization in Risk management

Our core values are:

    • Simplicity: as the sign of great understanding and empathy

    • People: investing in our people and making the work experience a remarkable one

    • Integrity: being true & honest; to ourselves and those counting on us

    • Customers: the reason we exist because customers exist, so we love and respect them

    • Excellence: doing things in a first-class way, going above and beyond.

    • Discipline: leadership and doing what you say you would, no matter how we feel.

About Pay and Benefits 🏆:

  • Competitive Salary for the matched experience and role.
  • Work from anywhere around the world.
  • Unlimited leave days
  • Health insurance
  • Amazing culture 🤯 and a front-row seat to the biggest thing in finance in the last 100 years
  • You also have a company that cares about you and your well being and wants to do everything to ensure that your life inside and outside work is the most satisfying it can be.

How to apply

Please send an application tailored to the role that speaks to us. Many people send in bland generic applications and it is easy and very helpful to stand out, especially when someone has been going through 100 applications. Endeavour to make your application the breath of fresh air. We appreciate great writing. Take the time to put your application together.

Process: 🗓 

CV screening > Intro call > Team interview(s) > Culture interview > Offer

(for some roles, we include a task, but we will notify you if this is the case).