Job Vacancies at Flutterwave

Job Vacancies at Flutterwave:

Job Summary

  •  Flutterwave
  •  9th June, 2023
  •  Administration/ Office/ Operations
  •  Experienced (Non-Manager)
  •  Full-Time
  •  Lagos

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient border-less manner.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Engineering Lead, Send

Job Location: Remote
Job Type: Full Time

The Role

  • Flutterwave is looking for a highly skilled and experienced Engineering Lead to join our team and lead the development of our remittance product Send.
  • As an Engineering Lead, you will play a crucial role in shaping the technical direction and execution of the product roadmap and will be responsible for leading a team of engineers to deliver high-quality and innovative solutions.


  • Lead and oversee the development of our remittance product, from feature ideation to implementation, ensuring that the product is delivered on time and with the highest quality standards.
  • Develop and execute the technical strategy for the remittance product, including selecting the appropriate technologies, frameworks, and architecture, and providing technical guidance to the team to ensure the product is built efficiently and effectively.
  • Collaborate closely with other departments, including product management, design, and operations, to ensure seamless integration of the remittance product with other company initiatives, and to gather feedback to inform product enhancements.
  • Build and lead a high-performing engineering team, including recruiting, mentoring, and providing technical guidance to team members. Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment and promote continuous learning and improvement among team members.
  • Drive product innovation by staying up to date with the latest industry trends, evaluating new technologies, and identifying opportunities to enhance the product’s features, performance, and user experience.
  • Implement best practices for software development, including code reviews, automated testing, and continuous integration and deployment, to ensure that the product is of the highest quality and meets established standards.

Required competency and Skill set to be a Waver

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. A master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in software development, with a strong focus on backend development and experience in leading engineering teams.
  • Proven expertise in designing and developing high-performance, scalable, and reliable applications using modern technologies and frameworks.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and senior leadership.
  • Strong experience with technologies such as Java/C#, RESTful APIs, microservices architecture, and databases such as MySQL or MongoDB.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate, mentor, and provide technical guidance to team members.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with changing priorities and requirements.
  • Knowledge of remittance and payment systems is highly desirable.

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2.) Backend Engineer, Lending

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Department: Engineering – Lending

About the Back End Engineer Role

  • We are looking for a driven, passionate, and committed individual to join the team as we grow and expand across Africa and beyond.
  • As a Backend Engineer (NodeJS), your primary responsibility will be to implement, maintain, and where applicable, support product features (and or enhancements)

What Your Day to Day Activities Will Be 

  • Implementation, testing, delivery, and maintenance of product features (new and existing)
  • Creating technical reports on feature implementations
  • Providing support for product features (when needed)
  • Research on existing/new product features and areas of improvement
  • Commitment to creating and maintaining secure coding practices (and standards)
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned

Required competency and skillset to be a Waver:

  • Proven work experience in Software Engineering
  • Good knowledge of Javascript for the backend (NodeJS) [Typescript is a plus]
  • Proficient understanding of Git
  • Good time commitment/management skills
  • Good research skills
  • Good, working, knowledge of the SQL query language (MySQL flavor). [Knowledge and understanding of ORMs is a plus]
  • Good, working, knowledge of NoSQL databases (MongoDB especially). [Knowledge and understanding of ODMs is a plus]
  • Attention to details
  • Quick learner

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3.) People Operations Lead, Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos
Department: People and Culture

The Role

  • People Operations Lead: Compensation & Benefit Specialist will primarily provide support to the People & Culture team and collaborate with other team members to ensure optimal employee experience for Flutterwave employees

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be Like
Compensation and Benefit Administration:

  • Design compensation packages based on business goals and strategy.
  • Create a consistent compensation guideline that matches our work and organizational culture
  • Conduct periodic audits, prepare and present reports
  • Ensures accuracy of all new hire benefits and appropriate enrollments
  • Support in the preparation of monthly Payroll schedule
  • Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries,
  • Ensure all statutory remittances are administered for all categories of resources within regulatory timelines.
  • Conduct salary and labor market research to define benchmarks
  • Assess employees needs by conducting periodic organizational surveys
  • Keep abreast with new trend and best practice in the filed
  • Ensure that compensation practices are in compliance with current laws and regulations across all work locations
  • Tracks all employee contributions and company matches to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Manage the development, implementation, and administration of compensation programs

HR Compliance:

  • Measuring current compliance with relevant legislation across the board
  • Developing and implementing improvement plans
  • Ensuring we meet all standards required for external financial & regulatory audits
  • Advising departments on how to improve continuously.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions

Policy and Process Management:

  • periodic review of staff handbook, policies and procedures with support from the legal team to facilitate a better compliance stance.
  • Collaborating with the legal department to communicate the associated requirements with every applicable HR-based regulatory, legal and compliance training programs.
  • Staying up to date on every employee-based regulatory and legislative changes and/or modifications and ensuring that developments in rules and policies are restructured with HR practices, articles, policies, and systems.
  • Researching changes in rules and regulations, analyzing their effect on the company, and communicating findings report the leadership team

Educate and train:

  • Educate employees about all regulatory and legal requirements that can affect the organization.
  • Responsible for the preparation and delivery of HR compliance-based communications and training to employees.
  • HR Audit: provide support for all audit exercise, both internally and external
  • Employee Engagement/Relations:
  • Support employees on a day-to-day basis and answer questions about benefits and company policies and processes.
  • Provide support in organizing routine People related Compliance Training
  • Conducting background checks on prospective employees: which includes reference, address, previous employer verification, criminal records check.
  • Provide support in conducting employee-related investigations
  • Handling sensitive employee data or reports in a discreet manner
  • Advise employees, managers and PBP regarding policy interpretation.
  • Assist with the development of communication strategies for new policies, programs and procedures.

Exit Management:

  • Manage in collaboration with the PBP’s and team leads the transition process of all categories of resources
  • Ensure all exit documentations are fully executed by all stakeholders
  • Participates in developing team goals, objectives, and systems
  • Be a key player in the evaluation, implementations and support of all people ops projects
  • Take responsibility for tracking timelines & milestones that will lead to the successful implementation of projects
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • At least 8 years of progressive experience in Human Resources with a minimum of 5 years managing compensation & benefit
  • Strong track-record in policy development and implementation with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast-paced Tech environment
  • Tech savvy with good knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Offices
  • Strategic thinker; deploying proactive approach in the execution of daily responsibilities
  • Great team player/collaborator
  • Excellent Interpersonal and problem-solving Skills
  • Be honest and reliable
  • Exhibit high level of understanding as regards confidentiality
  • Ability to handle pressure/conflict.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

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4.) Vice Principal, Venture Portfolio Management

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment: Type Full-Time

The Role

  • The VP, Venture Portfolio Management will be responsible for leading and overseeing the management of Flutterwave’s venture portfolio.
  • The VP will work closely with the executive leadership team to develop and execute strategic plans for optimizing the company’s venture portfolio, driving value creation, and achieving financial objectives.
  • This role requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of venture investing, portfolio management, and strong leadership skills.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive venture portfolio management strategy in alignment with Flutterwave’s overall business objectives.
  • Lead and manage Flutterwave’s venture portfolio, including identifying, evaluating, and driving growth and implementation of opportunities.
  • Work closely with portfolio companies to provide strategic guidance, monitor progress, and support value realization initiatives.
  • Conduct physical visits, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including executive leadership, investment partners, and portfolio company management teams, to drive successful outcomes and identify potential investment opportunities.
  • Develop and deploy custom-made value creation initiatives to grow revenue and control costs..
  • Monitor and analyse the performance of the venture portfolio, identify trends, and make recommendations for optimizing value creation.
  • Identify and execute synergistic and partnership opportunities with local partners in collaboration with portfolio companies .
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and market dynamics to inform investment strategies and portfolio management decisions.
  • Provide regular reports and updates to executive leadership and the board of directors on the performance of the venture portfolio.
  • Leverage Global Ventures reporting framework to track portfolio performance in line with agreement with management and strategy session outcomes.

Required competency and skillset to be a waver:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or a related field. MBA or other advanced Degree preferred.
  • 12-15 years of experience in venture investing, portfolio management, and value realisation.
  • Proven track record of successful venture investments and portfolio management, with a strong understanding of value creation and exit strategies.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to lead and inspire a team of professionals.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to various stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including financial analysis, market research, and risk assessment.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and evaluate investment opportunities.
  • Strong network of contacts in the venture capital and startup ecosystem.

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5.) Backend Engineer (Java)

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment: Type Full-Time

About the Back-End Engineer (Java) Role

  • We are looking for driven, passionate and committed individuals to join the team as we grow and expand across Africa and beyond.
  • As our Back-end Engineer you are able to Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle of a product, manage and oversee projects for the company.

What Your Day to Day Activities Will Be Like

  • Effective utilization of Java to develop effective user interface on our product application.
  • Create innovative solutions to web design issues to help make the application more visually appealing and enhance usability.
  • Understanding Framework of Java and it’s accompanying stack.
  • Experience with building fully responsive web applications.
  • Working Knowledge with collaboration tools such as Git.
  • Ensure quick Updates on our product application to make them effective.

Other Responsibilities:

  • A good demonstration of object-oriented or functional analysis design skills
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of data structures, algorithms and designing for performance.
  • Integrate with the back- end systems and APIs.
  • Creating Functional and intuitive applications and features.
  • Coding creative, operational or frontend software that helps the designated product build
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Contribute to engineering efforts from designing to implementation, solving complex technical challenges around developer and engineering productivity and velocity.

Required Competency and Skill-set to be a Waver

  • Our ideal candidate is an experienced executioner with at least 3 years experience.
  • You must be very resourceful and comfortable working under short timelines and intense pressure to deliver in impossible situations while remaining flexible, proactive, data-driven, and efficient.
  • Proficient understanding of Java is essential.

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