Country Manager, Thailand

Posted 18 February 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLeadership & General Management

Job Description

  • Play a critical role in launching and establishing a rapidly growing FinTech start up in Thailand
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Critical role in ensuring the successful roll out of Thailand market

My client, a rapidly growing FinTech start-up backed by some of the leading VCs in Southeast Asia, and recently securing a Series C fundraise, are looking to hire a Country Manager to launch and establish their presence in Thailand.

You will play a critical role in supporting initiatives across the board, including in product, operations, marketing, and business development, to ensure the successful roll-out of the platform in Thailand.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with and connect the dots between local partners and internal stakeholders
  • Bring a localised view to the business while collaborating with functional heads, in particular in relation to customer acquisition, marketing and product strategy
  • Guide and execute the GTM strategy on the ground with the support of Management
  • Support and lead local hirings if/when needed
  • Build the business from scratch and evolve to become the Country-Head and formal country representative. Essentially running the business end-to-end on the ground!

Key Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Engineering from a top tier university
  • Minimum 5-6 years of experience in a hi-growth startup environment
  • Proven track record in developing and cultivating relationships across all levels
  • Well versed in the payments and/or ecommerce industry, exposure to operations / risk /
  • distribution roles are definite advantages
  • Ability to switch easily between strategic and operational tasks and capacity to prioritize
  • and manage time effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, fluency in Thai and English


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