Operations Manager

March 3, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos


Yassir is the leading super App for on demand and payment services in the Maghreb region set to changing the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 26 cities across Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia with recent expansions into France, Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is backed (+$43M in funding) by VCs from Silicon Valley, Europe and other parts of the world including Y Combinator, which is the precursor of the likes of Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox, Doordash, among others. 
We offer on-demand services such as ride-hailing and last-mile delivery. Building on this infrastructure, we are now introducing financial services to help our users pay, save and borrow digitally. Helping usher the continent into a digital economy era. We’re not just about serving people – we’re about creating a marketplace to bring people what they need while infusing social values.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Operations Manager
Location: Lagos, Nigeria 
Job type: Full-time

In this role, you will be leading the operations for Yassir. Documentation and creating efficient, scalable systems are your thing. 
People love working with you because you make everyone’s life easier and you always know the status of projects.
You are a very good problem solver with hustle and customer facing skills and can effortlessly switch back and forth between planning & execution. 
You must be highly analytical, ROI-focused with a strong track record of driving meaningful growth and engagement, ideally for a direct-to-consumer or B2B service. 
The position demands both a keen business sense, strong planning and multi-tasking skills to achieve business objectives.
The ideal candidate is a team player who can work in a matrixed country organization, is relentlessly passionate about growing and engaging with partners and customers.

What You Will Do

A mission critical leader in the city, working closely with the GM to guarantee supply and leverage deep analytical insights to deliver high impact results.
Analytics and data drive everything we do: transportation, strategy, decisions and people.
We have two networks we are trying to build: partners and customers.
Responsible for the supply of partners in Lagos. The focus is on building the largest partner fleet, getting the most out of it and ensuring the quality of the user experience.
Design innovative processes to onboard partners, manage utilization and ensure partner satisfaction.

What You'll Need

Passion for Analytics: great analytical thinker with deep data analysis to help design solutions and optimize fleet utilization.
Hunger to get things done: Super strong project management skills, with a focus on proactively finding practical solutions to problems
Leader: need to be that person who can take the first step, inspire a room full of people to surpass themselves, and build a loyal community

Strong Work Ethic: 

People Skills: need to be able to build and maintain relationships with a diverse group of people. Selling ideas and beliefs is what will make you successful.
Entrepreneurship: always thinking about the business and owning it!
Target driven and ability to drive meeting of very aggressive targets
Strong commercial sense, sharp problem solver and ability to get things done
Experience working/living in the region
Must have outstanding written & verbal communication skills in (local) and English
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, self-start, contribute under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Highly organized, creative and critical thinker
Organized and obsessive about details
Hard working, passionate and looking to embrace the challenge
Thrive in high impact/high profile situations
Experience abroad or in a multinational is a plus but nor required.
Enthusiastic about Yassir!


Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company
The rare opportunity to change the world around you such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another app, we’re infusing social values and reinventing how services are provided
Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment


Great compensation and bonuses including stock options.
Paid company holidays
Full social coverage

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: And if you want to stand out in your application, just let us know in your cover letter why we should have in our team.

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