International Business Development Manager – Lending (Ascend Money)

location_on Bangkok


  • Discover and execute new business partnership opportunities for Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, and Malaysia
  • Develop BD strategy and lead/support country BD personnel/initiative to maximize TrueMoney top-line growth
  • Support the study of fintech market trends, analyzing the strategies of business competitors and conducting company’s SWOT analysis.
  • Act as a trusted advisor and be a sounding board for the business development initiatives and decisions of senior management.
  • Secure new project and business development, which including, identifying opportunity, screening, proposal development, bidding and securing project
  • Drive region market growth and success towards OKRs/ targets, with efficient resource allocation and P&L ownership, involving financial modeling for deal analysis and commercial negotiation.
  • Work collaboratively with the finance team to determine funding and financing options.
  • Drive monthly, quarterly and annual target setting and budgeting processes.
  • Develop and implement performance targets and reporting for all country business development function
  •  Liaise with other internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Establish and maintain key relationships both internally as well as externally with relevant third parties, contractors and service providers
  • Responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the current business development of all active markets for Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, and Malaysia


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Business Administration or related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in project/business development management (preferably in Fintech).
  • Strong analytical skills for market research and competitor analysis.
  • Project management skills with a proven ability to set priorities and achieve goals.
  • Understanding of financial modeling and deal analysis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Effective negotiation and deal-closing skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and empower a team.
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional environment.

Additional Skills:

  • Strong understanding of the global payment industry, new trends, and technology.