Business and Finance

Manager – Corporate Development at FairMoney Nigeria

FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets. We started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager – Corporate Development

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time
Department: Founders Office

About the Role

  • As a Manager on the Corporate Development team, you will work closely with FairMoney’s CEO to identify, scope, prioritize, and execute opportunities to grow revenue.
  • You will help assess both organic and inorganic growth opportunities, including: (i) launching new markets (ii) expanding into new product verticals (e.g. SME lending, payments, stock trading, remittances, etc.) and (iii) value-add acquisitions. You will work closely with our Product, Growth, and Operations teams to own the end-to-end execution of new strategic projects and help propel FairMoney to our next phase of growth.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Work directly with CEO to identify opportunities to diversify and grow revenue (e.g. new products, entering new markets).
  • Assess competitive landscape and opportunities to acquire / partner to build scale.
  • Drill into unit economics of potential opportunities to develop a strong business case and understand P&L impact of new opportunities
  • Manage stakeholders for potential M&A activity, including coordinating due diligence processes, analyzing acquisition targets, and working with key internal teams (e.g. legal, compliance, engineering) to assess fit and synergies
  • Work with Product and Tech teams to align on product roadmap for new markets and product features.
  • Advocate for growth opportunities for FairMoney – you should champion why we need to invest in a certain area, with a deep grasp of the unit economics and financial returns.


  • 4 – 6+ years experience at a leading strategy consulting firm, investment bank, or tech startup.
  • Experience in emerging markets and fintech (preferred), with willingness to travel
  • Motivated self-starter: Enthusiastic about owning and solving challenging problems autonomously.
  • Commercial mindset: Strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and focus on results.
  • Strong project management: Comfortable structuring a problem, setting priorities, and aligning stakeholders to execute strategic projects end-to-end.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills: Able to concisely convey your strategic recommendations and analysis to the CEO and management team
  • Launching products: Experience ideating and launching new products, especially within the financial sector, is a plus.

We offer a competitive package including equity, based on experience.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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