Neo bank for micro businesses in Nigeria

Head Of People

Job Type
11+ years
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About the role

We are looking for an experienced Head Of People to join our growing team, with a track record of developing and scaling digital financial products.

As the Head Of People, you will be responsible for leading, coaching, and overseeing the entire People Team. Together with business leaders, they will develop and drive forward a people strategy across the company. They will own and manage the talent acquisition road map, and ensure all policies and processes focus on supporting and improving the business, culture and employee experience across the entire lifecycle.

About Us

Prospa is building the operating system for 40m Nigerian entrepreneurs. With our mobile app business owners can open a business bank account in 5 minutes and get powerful tools to run a business (Invoicing, CRM, Inventory, e-commerce + More).

Prospa is backed by Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures. Immad Akhund CEO of Mercury, Karim Atiyeh CTO of Ramp, executives from Square, Facebook, and Nubank and many other well respected angels and funds.

What You’ll Do

Team structuring, building and management

Managing the employee journey

Managing and optimising HR functions and department

Employee engagement

Learning and Development: Increasing employee value

Employee retention

Culture & Internal Communications

Workplace strategy

What You’ll Need

Experience in leading a People Operations or Human Resources team (successfully managing multiple direct reports)

Proven experience developing strategy for branding and marketing the entirety of the employer/employment experience

Has a notice period of no more than 1 month

International background

Fintech experience

Should have previously managed HR functions of global/diverse teams

Experience managing hybrid teams (Remote and in-person)

Proven ability to recruit, manage, retain, grow and lead technical and non- technical talent

Broad and deep experience as an HR Business Partner directly supporting founders and senior leaders


Competitive Salary

Medical Cover

Paid Time Off (Leave Days)

Work Tools

We invest in our employees through career development & opportunities

About the interview

We have a rigorous recruitment process, which we use for all our roles to ensure we attract the very best talent. Individuals seeking employment at Prospa must note that we see diversity as something that creates a better workplace and delivers better outcomes. As such, we are keen to maximise the diversity of our workforce and actively encourage applications from anyone and everyone.

  1. Introduction Call
  2. 1st Stage Interview (Live Assessment / Case Study)
  3. 2nd Stage Interview
  4. Cultural Fit Interview
  5. Pre Offer & Application Form
  6. Reference & Background Checks
  7. Full Offer

Why you should join Prospa

Prospa is a neo bank for micro businesses in Africa. Our mission is to support African entrepreneurs in building financial prosperity.

Team Size:70
Location:Lagos, Nigeria
Frederik Obasi
Frederik Obasi