Western Union Jobs Manager, Business Development April 2016 : Western Union is changing. Yes, we’re the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we’re on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today’s global consumers and businesses. So if you’re looking for a company on the move – and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet – then Western Union could be for you.
The Job: You as Manager, Business Development will be in charge of exceeding the revenue, transactions and locations targets for the assigned region. You will achieve this by proactively working with internal and external stakeholders and by managing relationships with key agents, identifying business opportunities and negotiating contracts with potential and existing Western Union agents. You will be responsible for the analysis of growth trends and macroeconomic factors for Pakistan and Afghanistan and together with the Marketing team for the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic marketing plans for these countries. You will gather and analyze market data, competition information and customer feedback to make recommendations to the management on how to drive the business forward. Moreover, you will collaborate with finance, compliance, marketing and operations on vital projects to keep the business moving in the right direction and assist WU Agents in the development of the subagent network.
About you: To be successful in this role you must have bachelor’s degree together with not less than 5 years’ experience in a client-facing role within the local banking industry with a focus on international remittances, funds transfer etc. You are familiar with local rules and regulations governing the banking and FI industry in order to effectively navigate through the legal and compliance landscape. In addition, you have a proven track record in either solution based selling, account management or marketing collaboration. You are able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment and possess analytical capacity along with innovative problem-solving skills. You have excellent PC skills (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) and consider yourself fluent in Urdu and English, preferably in Pashto/Dari as well. We offer
Ongoing learning and career development opportunities with the ability to be involved in process improvements, initiatives and project work. An interesting multicultural working environment with the ability to collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems An attractive base salary is on offer depending on skills and experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package.
Apply : Growth and innovation are the story of our past, and they will define our future so if you are looking to be part of an exciting and innovative organization where your hard work can make a difference then please apply below – we would love to hear from you! Apply