JOB DESCRIPTION :
●The common profile should be similar to that of Ghada / Rasha ( enclsosed CV provided)
●Good experience with card business preferable in role of head of cards (or deputy)
●Head of portfolio management or something related.
●In addition strong plus would be a consulting experience.
●We need doers – so the person should not be too senior and should be ready to be a “personal contributor” rather than “advisor”.
●This positions assumes 5-days a week on the ground presence in KSA (like we have with SABB).
●A well-qualified candidate will have broad and deep expertise in payments. Key elements to assess his/her candidacy will include expertise on the following topics:
●Business needs of issuers, acquirers and merchants
●Best practices to meet customer needs across the customer lifecycle
●Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred.
●Fluency in English mandatory
●Strong facilitation skills
●Experience should be gained within a top-tier bank or the financial services practice of a top-tier consulting firm. A combination of regional and global experience strongly desired
●Deep consulting skills and client engagement capabilities. Advanced client contact and presentation skills. Credibility with clients and working teams and diplomatic skills to extract desired outcomes. Comfortable interacting with and presenting to senior management of clients and the company
●Highly analytical with advanced PowerPoint skills and Excel skills.
●Superior project management skills. Fluent communicator
●Must have financial acumen and commercial awareness skills.
●Results driven, flexible and both internally and externally customer focused.
●Able to travel frequently and work on client site for extended periods across SSA.
●Self-motivated and able to use own initiative with limited direction.
●Strong teamwork and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with inter- disciplinary groups.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.