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Permanent position – Luxembourg / International travel required
Q3/Q4 – 2019 I Reporting directly to both the CEO and Chairman
Career prospects: could lead to Deputy CEO or Managing Director positions
About Koosmik:

Koosmik provides financial services through a mobile app targeting the youth and, primarily, unbanked populations in Africa. Users have access to a free mobile wallet as a hub of services, including payments, micro-loans, savings and insurance. Koosmik is a Luxembourg-based corporation with operations in Togo. An award winning company since 2019, with two significant prizes at Paris Fintech Forum and CES Las Vegas, Koosmik is confident in its ability to build on its initial traction. With more than 60 000 users, Koosmik is now looking to accelerate growth and expand further in Togo and across the continent. Led by two entrepreneurs (Claude Grunitzky – Chairman and Grégoire Yakan Founder & CEO), Koosmik is backed by seasoned, high profile investors. The company managed to raise more than 1M€ in July 2017 and an additional 2M€ in May 2019.

Latest awards & recognition:
  • Best Fintech in Europe (Luxembourg) – Valuer Edition (July 2019) – Link
  • Special Award – Paris Fintech Forum (January 2019) – Link
  • Jury’s favorite Award – CES Las Vegas (January 2019) – Link
Our culture:

We ensure a positive work environment, while encouraging productivity that will enable employees to achieve their goals. Our corporate culture focuses on achieving results quickly and building a dream team, which sometimes feels like a second family. In that spirit, we organize several public and internal events that aim to encourage teamwork and bonding around shared moments. Visit our LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook pages to discover our daily life at Koosmik.

Job Description:

A 5 in 1 top management position, with excellent communication and management skills required to ensure employees, consultants and 3rd party vendors are matching the company’s expectations.

Chief of Staff

  • Responsible for organizing board and shareholders meetings, documents and minutes
  • Ensures effectiveness of governance and that board resolutions are applied
  • Ensures reporting obligations and KPIs are always updated and accessible
  • Ensures subsidiaries correctly report back to headquarters and processes are applied
  • Assists company in matching admin and audit obligations

Other duties

  • Communications
    • Controls brand positioning and public awareness
    • Monitors all marketing and communications activities and helps improve KPIs
    • Organizes and attend events in order to improve company coverage and attractiveness
    • Manages journalists and specialized press in order to ensure a controlled, positive newsflow
  • Legal & Compliance
    • Legal: Ensures the company is legally protected and contracts are up to date, including insurance policies and supplier contracts
    • Compliance: Manages employees, experts, vendors and sub contractors to ensure the best level of compliance in the company
    • Data Privacy: Ensures the company is compliant with all data privacy regulation frameworks (GDPR especially)
  • Human Resources
    • Manages corporate capabilities, including dealing with country openings, local legislations, government regulations and public policy
    • Manages talent, with a focus on attracting and growing top talent
    • iversees Internal communication with employees (individually) and staff (group) to ensure company policies are applied
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Assists the company in developing, managing and altering social responsibility policies
    • Determines and calculates “Impact” metrics (ESG)
    • Leads with anti-bribery policy application and whistle-blower protection
    • Develops a program of community-based CSR opportunities with charity partners and others
Absolute Requirements:
  • English: native or bilingual
  • Legal background or experience
  • Budgeting or financial control skills
  • Influence/Brand/Digital marketing friendly
  • Entrepreneurship/startup experience
Nice to have:
  • Writing skills or public speaking
  • Past experience in fintech
  • Volunteering experience
  • Fundraising/Product roadshow
  • Event planning and organization

Contact : careers@koosmik.com [EMAIL & PDF ONLY]

Koosmik has always strived to respond to all applications, recently and facing our rapid growth, we apologize for any late response or lack of response that could occur in case we are overwhelmed by applications. We also advise you to attach your references, productions and recommendations to strengthen your application from the start and maximize your chance of being interviewed quickly.

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