Customer Service Representative Job at FairMoney

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 of:

Job Position: Customer Service Representative

Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time
Department: Customer Support

Job Description

  • The company is growing with different business units and as well as the clientele size increasing.
  • With good customer experience as our top priority, the team is now looking for folks who can contribute to this by helping our clients attend and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • We want someone who can ensure top quality customer support, own the issue and follow up on all customer's requests, enquiries/complaints across all channels and ensure end to end resolution.
  • As a Customer Support Agent for the Lending team, you will be based in Lagos and working with our other customer success representatives, as well as other teams based in Paris & India.
  • You will get to work within any of the following units: Email, Social media, Inbound - working a 24 hr shift, 7 days a week (but working only 5 days of the week).

Roles and Responsibilities
Your mission will be to:

  • Improve customer relationship management by taking the burden of service management from frontline customer support teams.
  • Resolve sophisticated problems for customers quickly and with the highest quality over the phone/email in a heavy volume environment.
  • Provide first-tier technical support services to FairMoney’s customers.
  • Escalate issues appropriately and drive them to resolution.
  • Work closely with team leads, supervisors and managers to ensure synergy and all-time customer satisfaction.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Contribute and share ideas to decrease the workload and improve the quality & speed of FairMoney customer support
  • Learn and master multiple systems (knowledge base, internal tools, contact management system)


  • 2 - 3 years of experience (experience working in all customer service environments is an added advantage) in fintech, or any financial services sector
  • A key player in building a support team in a challenging growth environment
  • A positive and hard-working attitude
  • Understand what does outstanding customer support look like and be ready to go the extra mile
  • Open to all modes of support (email, phone support)
  • Willing to work full time, including weekends and evenings (working on a rotational basis)
  • Strong eye for detail which includes identifying customer problems swiftly and accurately while solving queries as this can impact company relations
  • Knowledge of relevant CS software
  • Good understanding of English and must be able to read, speak and write in English Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Accurate comprehension, interpretation, and timely response to emails and calls is an added advantage
  • Basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel/ spreadsheets and MS Word.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Bonus.

Recruitment Process

  • Typing test + Online Soft-skills test
  • A screening call with the Senior Recruiter - 30 minutes
  • Technical interview with the hiring manager - 30 minutes.

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