Project Manager & Performance Analyst at Umba Nigeria

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  • Job ID 23539
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Umba combines advanced tools and techniques to optimize risk exposures in emerging markets that are currently underserved by traditional banking services. The Umba platform allows users to apply, receive and repay microloans through their mobile phone while using machine learning to underwrite using a risk score that is highly accurate and improves over time. Umba has just rolled out a new online POS solution and is teaming up with some of the biggest e-commerce merchants to increase customers access to online goods and services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager & Performance Analyst

Location: Lagos
Employment type: Full-time


  • We are looking for a proactive, positive, and fun person to join our Business Performance team. We want an adventurous and open-minded individual to help us guide our teams through their projects.
  • We lead by serving on the Business Performance team which means finding the perfect balance between being friendly, helpful, and professional. We are in charge of the work getting done, not in charge of the people doing the work. We highly value innovation, patience, and transparency.
  • Project Managers at Umba must know their projects. It is vital that they are able to communicate the status of their projects and reasonably estimate release schedules.
  • Project Managers need to keep their teams on task to deliver requirements with the best cross-section of accuracy, quality, and speed.
  • We must run interference with outside influences, including other teams or stakeholders, to make sure our teams are not interrupted or stalled. We work in collaboration with the Product teams and Upper Management to maintain the priorities of requests and requirements. Our teams rely on us.
  • Also as a member of the business performance team, a keen eye for data analysis is very important. The outcomes are as important as the projects themselves, and we measure everything to ensure this. Every team has tracking on their KPIs and our job is to ensure these stay on track.


  • Collaborating with the Head of Business Performance on a daily basis
  • Lead assigned teams through the Scrum Ceremonies and target setting exercises
  • Keep meetings fun but productive while maintaining professionalism
  • Maintain work tickets and project roadmaps within Clickup
  • Coordinate with Directly Responsible Individuals
  • Communicate with Stakeholders when necessary
  • Reporting any impediments or blockers
  • Generate standard scrum reports and logs
  • Take part in Scrum of Scrums and Management Syncs
  • Improve the processes where improvable and document the changes


  • 3+ years of project management experience in a software engineering company with a continuous delivery culture
  • Scrum Master Certification -or- Experience in Scrum Master Role
  • Experience with Agile and Software Development Lifecycles
  • Experience with Clickup, or a similarly full featured project management team
  • Data-driven but flexible and creative, bonus if you have SQL skills
  • Helped release at least 1 professional digital product that was publicly published
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Able to learn quickly and adapt to variant situations
  • Able to take criticism but courage to speak wisdom to superiors

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Umba is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
  • If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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