Risk Analyst

Operations · Johannesburg, South Africa
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Using and analyzing data, you are able to dig deep and identify trends, and spot potential fraud risk areas.  You enjoy dealing with people’s challenges and frustrations and you can use your solution-driven approach to assist in detection, prevention, and an overall reduction of fraud.

The Company
We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, South Africa, Portugal, India, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.

All of our Triggerise offices are comfortable, open spaces filled with enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in New Delhi, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. 

The Job

The Risk Analyst uses data analysis, visualization, and data modeling techniques to provide insight, identify trends, find risks of fraud to recommend action to assist operational departments in the successful prevention of fraud.

  • You analyze our data and identify trends, using tools that you have developed and maintained.
  • You collaborate with risk management and report any risk & fraud patterns you have identified, based on the data you have analyzed.
  • You manage data from other sources, some of which cannot be captured in our platform.
  • Make recommendations that will enable local and global teams make decisions on risk, which will help to improve control of their processes.

About you

You are someone who thinks logically and comes up with practical solutions in order to solve any issues.  You have an eye for the smaller details, and ensure that tasks are followed up in a timely manner.


  • Experience in a similar role where you have carried out fraud specific risk analysis.
  • Experience working across multiple countries, mitigating global risk factors.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, including when reporting your findings.
  • You can collaborate with multi-functional teams and are able to offer practical solutions where necessary.

The rewards

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

  • A competitive salary and good secondary benefits 
  • A personal development budget
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go
  • Growth opportunities
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The details

Interested? Click apply now below! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email. 

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  • Location
    Johannesburg, South Africa
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