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Strategy Director



Shanghai, China
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

A universe of opportunities. Open to you.

Payoneer’s mission is to empower anyone, anywhere to participate and succeed in the global economy. If our mission connects with your values, if you revel in solving complex challenges, and if you want to continuously advance your career, come realize your potential at Payoneer!

Life at Payoneer is a global community, where you’ll work with colleagues all over the world, in a hybrid or remote work frame. As an equal opportunity employer, the only things that matter to us are your skills, your drive and your desire to have a positive impact on others.

Location: Shanghai

We’re looking for

  1. We are looking for a talented Strategy director, to join our Greater China GTM organization and lead strategic projects and initiatives that will define the business direction in China and put them into action.
  2. As a thought leader for China, you must be a fast learner who can dive into the intricacies of the cross-border payment industry and our business, grasp technical and commercial concepts and deeply understand the challenges and opportunities faced. Your primary responsibility will be end-to-end ownership of China strategy development to drive the growth of our China business.
  3. You must be an inspirational leader who can empower fellow team members to initiate and lead and be great at working with colleagues from different cultures and time zones.

What’s the job?

  1. Independently own impactful strategy work end-to-end, develop insights required to drive breakthrough success
  2. Drive end-to-end strategic projects, from framing the problem, gaining alignment over resource investments to implementation
  3. Support planning & budgeting processes, aligning short- and long-term goals
  4. Build complex business cases, financial analyses, modeling, analyzing, and forecasting the financial impact
  5. Engage directly with customers to validate strategic hypotheses
  6. Collaborate closely with local GTM teams to understand market nuances and drive traction for new initiatives
  7. Collaborate with internal teams to execute cross-company initiatives
  8. Track market trends and identify new opportunities for Payoneer
  9. Work closely with the business to understand business trends and recommend ways moving forward

Is this you?

  1. B.A/B.Sc. in an analytical discipline (Engineering, mathematics, economics, etc.) from top Tier universities. MBA in a top school is an advantage
  2. 10+ years of experience in top-tier strategy consulting firms, venture capital or tech strategy teams, with at least 3+ years leading teams.
  3. Strategic thinking combined with understanding of products and market development
  4. Proven track record of cross-functional collaboration and problem-solving
  5. Proficient in market & competitive analysis, and how to leverage core competencies to create defensible strategies
  6. Mastery of building complex data analysis to support strategic decisions
  7. Fluency in English both oral and written
  8. Passion for technology, as well as the dynamics and trends within business technology/fintech markets
  9. Self-motivated, focus on impact, result-driven
  10. A problem solver and thought leader, experienced working under pressure

Not a must but great advantages

  • Experience with worldwide growth strategy, including new products, markets, product market fit, others, especially in the Fintechs.

Who we are:

Payoneer (NASDAQ: PAYO) is the world’s go-to partner for digital commerce, everywhere. From borderless payments to boundless growth, Payoneer promises any business, in any market, the technology, connections and confidence to participate and flourish in the new global economy. Powering growth for customers ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs in emerging markets to the world’s leading brands, Payoneer offers a universe of opportunities, open to you.