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Country Manager - Japan



Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

The world of payment processing is rapidly evolving, and businesses are looking for loyal and strategic partners, to help them grow.

WE ARE NUVEI. Nuvei (Nasdaq: NVEI) (TSX: NVEI) is the Canadian fintech company accelerating the business of clients around the world. Nuvei’s modular, flexible and scalable technology allows leading companies to accept next-gen payments, offer all payout options and benefit from card issuing, banking, risk and fraud management services. Connecting businesses to their customers in more than 200 markets, with local acquiring in 45+ markets, 150 currencies and more than 600 alternative payment methods, Nuvei provides the technology and insights for customers and partners to succeed locally and globally with one integration.

At Nuvei, we live our core values, and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service. We are always looking for exceptional talent to join us on the journey!

Your Mission

As the Country Manager for Japan, you will be responsible for overseeing and driving all aspects of Nuvei’s commercial operations, business development, and strategy in the Japanese market. You will leverage your extensive experience in the payment space and your strong relationships with key wallets and financial institutions to expand Nuvei’s presence and achieve business objectives in Japan.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement the strategic business plan for Nuvei in Japan, aligning with the company’s global objectives.
  • Market Expansion: Identify and pursue new business opportunities, partnerships, and market segments to drive growth and increase market share.
  • Relationship Management: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including major digital wallets, financial institutions, and regulatory bodies.
  • Operational Oversight: Ensure efficient and effective operations within the country, including compliance with local regulations, risk management, and customer satisfaction.
  • Financial Performance: Achieve financial targets and KPIs, managing the country sales target.
  • Market Intelligence: Monitor market trends, competitive landscape, and regulatory changes to adapt strategies and maintain a competitive edge.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the payment space, with a strong understanding of the Japanese market.
  • Proven track record of success in business development, sales, and strategic leadership.
  • Extensive network and strong relationships with major digital wallets and financial institutions in Japan.
  • Deep knowledge of the regulatory environment and compliance requirements in the payments industry.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a global team.
  • Fluency in Japanese and English is required.

Nuvei is an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates collaboration and innovation and is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. The team at Nuvei is comprised of a wealth of talent, skill, and ambition. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.