20 July 2022

Job Opportunity at ClearScore - Commercial Lead – Insurance and alternative verticals

  Nasseb Abdallah       20 July 2022

Job Opportunity at ClearScore - Commercial Lead – Insurance and alternative verticals

Commercial Lead – Insurance and alternative verticals


ClearScore is a workplace like no other. We’ve spent the past six years disrupting an entire industry and building a user base of millions. At the heart of this success is our culture, where we work hard, relish change and treat each other with respect—helping everyone to reach their potential and deliver results that make a difference.

We’re on a mission to positively impact the lives of our users. Our product puts their needs at the centre of our thinking. Through cutting-edge tech, insightful analytics and beautiful design we want to help our users build their financial confidence and make better financial decisions.

We work in an open-source tech environment, crafting a beautiful web and mobile product that positively impacts the lives of millions. Working here offers unparalleled autonomy and constant opportunities to expand your knowledge, as well as unique insight into life in a rapidly growing company as we continue to scale exponentially, expand internationally, and develop innovative new features to keep delighting our audience.

This is a key leadership position within the Commercial Team, responsible for the commercial performance and strategy for the Insurance business (Car, Funeral, Life) and alternative verticals (Telco, Internet, Savings). You will work closely with the product team and our partners to deliver innovation for users and continual optimisation of the product and the conversion funnel. You will manage senior commercial relationships with existing partners, as well as negotiate deals with new partners. You will also dive deep into our platform’s rich data to derive key business and new initiative insights and turn these into action with our partners. You will work closely with our Marketing team to support the delivery of effective campaigns that resonate with our users.

The Commercial Team that you will be part of is responsible for the monetisation of the ClearScore platform through our B2B partnerships with financial service providers. We are responsible for strategy, product optimisation and managing all commercial relationships.

Commercial Lead – Insurance and alternative verticals Vacancy at ClearScore


  • 7+ years’ experience in commercial roles in a technology start-up / scale up and / or related experience in financial services focused on insurance.
  • 5+ years working in an FSP organisation and oversight of insurance business
  • A recognised qualification that fulfils the FSCA’s criteria for a Key Individual
  • RE1 and RE5 examinations successfully passed
  • Proven ability to translate ideas in to new monetisable products at speed, leveraging cross functional resources to deliver
  • Able to think big as well as execute in real time based on an understanding of ClearScore’s strategic imperatives
  • Must be a strong influencer with experience of working with c-level stakeholders.
  • Extremely data driven, highly efficient, and able to manage multiple projects at the same time, with a track record of general problem solving
  • Strong communication skills and confidence in presenting ideas to senior leaders
  • Experience within marketplace businesses is a plus, but not essential


  • Holidays – 20 paid holidays and a “duvet day” on your birthday
  • Pension (retirement annuity) with Allan Gray – ClearScore matches up to 6%
  • Market-leading Medical Aid with Discovery (Executive Plan)
  • R20k annual learning budget
  • Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home
  • Flexible, generous and personalised maternity and paternity plans
  • Monthly team events and office days out that we get to choose, and company events at the end of each race and retro
  • Company clubs for hiking, climbing, cinema, surfing… if there’s not one for your passion, start one!

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