Project Manager - Fintech and Payments

Dubai Permanent
  • Exciting new role with a fast-growing fintech start-up.
  • The successful candidate must have fintech or payments experience.

About Our Client

We are working with one of the most exciting Fintech start-ups in the MENA region that is challenging legacy payment methods. They are currently operating in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, with plans to expand into several other markets soon.

Job Description

  • Make recommendations to the business based on deep understanding of our partners/customers, the product, and the process. This includes detailed mapping of customer experiences, needs analysis, impact analysis, business case studies to ensure recommendations are accepted and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with a range of diverse stakeholders including (but not limited to) COO, CEO, Product, Risk. Finance and Tech teams, as well as our internal and external vendors.
  • Develop relationships with a variety of strategic partners.
  • You will be responsible for building and maintaining partnerships to drive and enable new business.

The Successful Applicant

  • 4 to 6 years of professional experience.
  • Experience in Partnerships in the MENA region, with a strong understanding of the e-commerce and payments ecosystem.
  • Experience working within a fintech or in a start-up environment.
  • A passion for project management, value autonomy and accountability.
  • A wealth of experience of end-to-end project delivery and can think both strategically and holistically about your approaches.
  • Expert stakeholder management skills and the ability to partner with teams and department leaders.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • A growth mindset and are adept at change management. You can pivot quickly when required.
  • Strong technical knowledge, with an understanding of the market and nuances of operation within this region.
  • Strategy consulting experience is a plus.
  • Fluency in English (Arabic would be a bonus).

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work on high-profile initiatives with influential stakeholders
  • Progressive environment
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