Lead, Trust And Safety At Konga.com

Job Category: Admin, Ngo, Banking and Finance Jobs In Nigeria
Experience year(s)
Location Lagos
Konga.com is Nigeria's largest online marketplace. We launched in July 2012 and our mission is to become the engine of ecommerce and trade in Africa.

We serve an ever expanding customer base, offering products that span various categories including Phones, Computers, Clothing, Shoes, Home Appliances, Books, Healthcare, Baby Products, personal care and much more.

Our range of services are designed to ensure optimum levels of convenience and customer satisfaction. These services include our lowest price guarantee, free return policy*, order delivery-tracking, dedicated customer service support and many other premium services.

Lead, Trust and Safety

 Job Description              

With a diverse and growing marketplace, Konga has to constantly enforce policies that ensure buyer safety and trust, while looking out for customer feedback and data patterns that suggest a need for policy changes (everything from how we resolve escalated disputes to how we identify and deal with suspected counterfeit/inauthentic goods). The Trust & Safety Lead will drive operational performance and provide

inspirational leadership within the team, while interfacing successfully with external teams including Dispute Resolution, Retail, Marketplace, and Production.

The Trust & Safety Lead has the responsibility for achieving targets related to resolving escalated customer disputes appropriately and in a timely fashion, investigating cases

involving the suspected sale of inauthentic/counterfeit goods and/or other categories of fraud, understanding policies related to suspending/blacklisting bad sellers, as well

as proactively seeking out and executing opportunities that make Konga a safer and more trustworthy platform for Konga community-members.

Reporting Line   VP, Trust and Safety

Duties & Responsibilities          

• Lead the implementation of the team's current and future policies and processes

• Participate in and help identify new projects that improve customers’ perception of Konga as a safe & trusted platform.

• Act as primary owner of team workflows (how issues are routed and resolved); have a working knowledge of workflows and train and coach others to ensure they are followed

• Constantly evaluate workflows and find ways for them to be more efficient, relevant, and valuable both internally and externally

• Implement and refine these and other policies and processes: resolving escalated customer disputes (arbitration), investigating cases related to the sale of inauthentic/counterfeit goods and/or fraud

• Maintain high levels of confidentiality while investigating escalated disputes

• Comprehensively document arbitration investigations through written reports

• Evaluate items suspected as inauthentic or counterfeit and recommend inclusion or exclusion from Konga’s platform

• Coordinate and interface successfully and proactively with Dispute Resolution, CET, Retail, Marketplace and other key internal Konga stakeholders

• Comprehensively understand trust & safety on Konga’s platform and make actionable recommendations for improvement; support Trust & Safety team in being a voice for customers

• Working to deliver a better understanding of Trust & Safety processes internally within Konga and externally to our users

• Write and conducts performance evaluations, and set performance goals and objectives for Trust & Safety specialists; manage employee issues regarding attendance/time off, performance, conduct, and deliver appropriate corrective action as needed

Skills & Competencies    • Strong customer empathy: demonstrated by prior customer service or other relevant experience

• Strong leadership ability: demonstrated through prior experiences successfully developing and motivating a high performing team

• Strong problem solving ability for the purpose of resolving escalated issues: demonstrated by relevant analytical, management, and/or supervisory experiences

• Demonstrated change management aptitude and ability: demonstrated by prior roles involving bringing about change, developing creative solutions, and/or applying new ways to develop a business through improved management of people and processes

• Strong communication ability: demonstrated through excellent writing and language skills

• Ability to synthesize a variety of information and data-points to execute current policies and guide future policies

• Ability to think critically and creatively to identify qualitative or quantitative trends that indicate opportunities and/or obstacles

• Ability to thrive in flexible, ambiguous, and rapidly-changing environment

Qualifications & Experience    

• University degree

• 3- 5 years post NYSC


Interested and qualified candidates should click on the link below:

Lead, Trust and Safety


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