Country Manager

  • Full Time
  • UAE
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Western Union

Country Manager, Kuwait – UAE

Do you get a thrill from leading, inspiring, and steering a group forward to meet ambitious targets? Do you want to be part of a Global Fintech Company creating a financial revolution? Join Western Union as a Country Manager, in Kuwait.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 8,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Relentless pursuit of better

Reporting to the Country Director, you will be responsible for target setting, budgeting, and forecasting, as well as identifying and developing opportunities within the region. You will be directly accountable for the achievements of the transactional and revenue goals. You are an expert at managing and growing the sales and in-store business within the existing network of agents through pricing proposals and incentive programs. You will enhance merchandising and introduce new products. You will also be responsible for identifying and prioritizing service quality issues with all levels of the field team.

For this role, we require you to be commercially astute and have an eye for identifying new market opportunities. You will have a proven record of successfully identifying and leading these opportunities generated and creating business plans. You come from a financial services and money remittance background. You are culturally sensitive to the landscape in the Middle East. You will be able to use your strong interpersonal skills to drive and build positive relationships to meet the strategic plan. Previous experience with agile working methodologies is also desirable.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.

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