Country Leader

    Western Union

    Country Leader – Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    Are you a critical thinker, and can create strategic initiatives to build long term growth? Do your talents lie in managing internal and external stakeholders? Join Western Union as a Country Leader

    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 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

    Better comes from everywhere

    You will have ownership of the SEAWA region and responsible for the overall business operation and strategy. As an active participant in the international leadership team, you will be responsible to drive the growth and develop the relationship with existing and new agents in the market. You will build/ expand various consumer segments access to the WU service in retail/ digital or hybrid channel. You will exceed regional performance targets and be tasked to control the budget, business development, service delivery, marketing, external stakeholder management.

    For this role, we require you to have a relevant working experience preferably in the banking and financial sectors or Mobile Money services and have a proven track record of driving business growth and managing budgets. You’ll have the ability to effectively handle all business areas and use your influencing skills to lead and build positive relationships to keep this region in sync. Previous experience of 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, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

    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 status.