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Kuda is a fintech on a mission to make financial services accessible, affordable and rewarding for every African on the planet.
We’re a tribe of passionate and diverse people who dreamed of building an inclusive money app that Africans would love so it’s only right that we ended up with the name ‘Kuda’ which means ‘love’ in Shona, a language spoken in the southern part of Africa.
We’re giving Africans around the world a better alternative to traditional finance by delivering free money transfers, smart budgeting and instant access to credit through digital devices.
We’ve raised over $90 million from some of the world's most respected institutional investors, and we’re rolling out our game-changing services globally from our offices in Nigeria, South Africa, and the UK.
Reporting to: CTO
We are looking for a proactive and self-motivated Lead, Support & Service Manager to lead 3-4 teams and ensure the maintenance and day-to-day running of the Kuda Technology IT estate. A keen problem-solver who is able to delegate tasks and make difficult decisions. Ideal candidates should have a growth mindset, superb interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. You will advise and be encouraged to make recommendations for improvements to existing processes and platforms, being proactive and intuitive to the requirements of the teams.
Roles & Responsibilities
As the Lead, you will be responsible for 3-4 teams which are IS Admin, Tech Support and Service Monitoring with oversight from the Head of Technology Operations. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Analyzing existing IT systems and providing improved solutions
Establishing the resources required for projects and presenting findings to upper management
Collaborating with technical staff to create strategic plans to deliver services
Analyzing clients’ issues and developing plans to mitigate them
Scheduling upgrades and replacements of software and hardware
Overseeing the acquisition of new technology
Hiring and training new staff
Keeping abreast of developments in the technological and management sectors
Delivering in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, computer engineering, or similar
MBA is advantageous
Previous experience in FinTech and/or Financial Services (desirable but not mandatory)
Microsoft, Linux, or Cisco CCNA Certification is preferred.
At least 3 years experience in project management or as a technical analyst
Superb analytical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills
The ability to make important decisions in a fast-paced environment
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent time management
Understanding of GDPR as it pertains to the role
Good analysis, problem-solving and decision-making skills
Well organised with effective time and activity management skills
Enthusiasm and willingness to continuously learn new things
Goal orientated, able to meet and exceed goals
Proactive with great organisation and time management skills
Excellent attention to detal
At Kuda, our people are the heart of our business, so we prioritize their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including but not limited to:
Competitive annual leave plus bank holidays
Group life insurance
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