Head of Capital Markets at FairMoney Nigeria

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 below:

Job Title: Head of Capital Markets

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time
Department: Finance


  • The Capital Markets team at FairMoney is responsible for raising local currency debt to finance the Company’s growth in the loan book.
  • The team has raised over $60 million over the last 2 years by creating innovative debt products and opening access to the Nigeria debt capital markets.
  • As Head of the Capital markets team, we expect you to come brimming with creative ideas yet have the steady hands to run a debt capital raise process end-to-end.
  • You would be hungry to leverage your existing experience to grow, build relevant relationships, and drive the big debt fundraising ambitions of FairMoney.
  • You will also support other related Corporate development projects such as acquisitions and equity raises.

As a Head of Capital Markets at FairMoney, you will be responsible for mainly, but not limited to:

  • Lead the development & execution of Capital raising strategy and participate in capital raising activities.
  • Develop and manage a pipeline of investors.
  • Manage the relationship with professional parties i.e. Solicitors, Financial advisers/Arrangers, Trustees, etc.
  • Review or prepare transaction documents.
  • Develop innovative funding structures for the company.
  • Conduct periodic competitive analyses and maintain a comprehensive view of capital market industry performance.
  • Support other corporate projects as may be required by the management.


  • B.Sc in any related field. An MSc, MBA, or relevant certification is an advantage.
  • 12+ years experience in Investment Banking/Corporate Finance in a reputable Investment Bank or Consulting firm.
  • Strong knowledge of the Nigerian Debt Capital Markets.
  • Ability to lead end-to-end execution of Debt Capital raising.
  • Sound analytical and presentation skills.
  • Robust financial modeling and excel skills.
  • Strong industry and HNI network.
  • Excellent Project management skills.
  • Knowledgeable about Capital Markets, the Economy, and general financial markets.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Work From Home
  • Training & Development.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Recruitment Process

  • A screening interview with one of the members of the Talent Acquisition team for 30 minutes.
  • Technical interview with Henry Obiekea (MD – Lending, Nigeria) for 45-60 minutes.
  • Technical Interview with Yaw Mante (Head of Finance) for 45-60 minutes.
  • Bar raiser interview with Laurin Hainy (CEO – FairMoney) for 45-60 minutes.
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