User Safety Associate

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate User Safety Associate who wants to make a difference.

Cape Town, South Africa

Customer Support

Online since Feb 20, 2018

We are looking for a User Safety Associate , in our User Centricity team, based in our great office in Cape Town.

Your opportunity:

As the User Safety Associate, you will be responsible for conducting all online fraud analysis and detection. OLX

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us? 

  • Verification of OLX users
  • Investigate potential fraudulent adverts and users
  • Assist with creating preventative measures to eliminate malicious actions of users
  • Work on preventive measures to protect users
  • Manage fraud reporting by capturing details of fraudulent incidents and compiling meaningful data
  • Identify new fraudulent modus operandi and scamming patterns


What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Matric/Senior certificate. Tertiary education level will be advantageous
  • Prior experience in classifieds / marketplace / e-commerce
  • You will have knowledge and experience of the Nigerian or Kenyan market
  • Prerequisite for Kenyan market: You can communicate and understand Swahli
  • +1 years’ experience within customer service environment, focusing on online fraud and risk
  • You enjoy investigating and discovering patterns  
  • You have strong MS office skills
  • You love to problem solve and recommend solutions
  • You have a keen eye for detail
  • You are a fast learner, self-starter and take initiative
  • You have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • You work as part of a global team… being part of one of the most exciting journeys in the field of ecommerce - online classifieds
  • Being part of the biggest online classifieds businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa with a view to consolidating our position in the coming years to one of the biggest Online Classifieds businesses in the world.
  • We are focused on your professional development, providing access to conferences, on-line and classroom learning and growth opportunities.
  • Being part of a highly dynamic, fun team.
  • Free monthly massages at your desk.
  • Ping-pong and pool tables.
  • And lots more.

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!

Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? What are you waiting for? It only takes a few minutes to apply. It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template.

Once you’ve submitted it online (, our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.