Western Union Business Development Manager in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Requisition #: 1900121

The Opportunity: Are you energized by developing leads into new clients and opening up completely new verticals? Want to work for a company where our rich history is our brand strength, but our pursuit of excellence is our roadmap? If a company with global networks, an environment of trust and willingness to change for the better appeals, we want to hear from you.

We’re seeking a BusinessDevelopment Manager, based in our Hong Kong office. In this role, you will approach and liaise with business prospects on behalf of Western Union to attract and maintain new clients. You will influence everyone from the owner of a start-up to the FD or CEO of a large, established corporate. You may initially consult with them on their currency requirements, risk profile and payment solutions and progress toward securing sustainable, profitable trading relationships.

Sound interesting? Hereare some specifics:

  • Initial prospecting activitiessupported by our lead generation team, independently handling leadsthrough the sales process, client set up and earlytransactions. Meeting specific targets at each stage.

  • Work across internal teams toprovide tailored solutions for clients, and articulate how our productsand services can best solve the challenges they face.

  • Maintain understanding of theFX market and broader business/economic landscape to enhance your abilityto meet and anticipate client requirements.

  • Use field sales teams andrelevant management to close sales opportunities.

What you will need tosucceed:

  • Demonstrated success in new business sales in a fast-pacedenvironment, consistently achieving targets and deadlines.

  • Strong understanding of consultative sales principles, and adept atexecutive corporate level negotiations and building long-term clientrelationships.

  • Highly self-motivated and confident, with high integrity andtenacity to outperform the competition.

  • Contribute a positive team environment and fully embrace diversity.

  • Fluent in English and Cantonese, excellent communication/presentationskills across all media, as well as the ability to use technology (e.g. MSOffice, web conferencing, search engines, reporting tools and salesautomation platforms such as Salesforce).

  • Financially astute with knowledge of business needs/concerns, as wellas the commercial impact of global news and events.

What will make you standout:

  • You have worked in FX or Financial Services before.

  • Experience in business to business and solutions sales.

  • Educated to degree level.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay, benefits and mobility.

  • Unparalleled experience, working for a market leader in FX paymentsolutions.

  • The chance to share your ideas and contribute to the development ofour products.

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries.

Whatit’s like here:

The Payments Business Unit of Western Union is one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange. With access to over 130 currencies, we enable companies of all sizes as they move money across borders via a financial network that spans over 200 countries and territories. We’re disrupting fintech with our groundbreaking digital B2B platform, WU EDGE, which helps companies spend less time handling international payments and worrying about foreign exchange exposure, and more time growing their businesses. And we’re just getting started!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together on teams. Who knows, your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including applicants with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.