Commercial Cards Product manager - Abu Dhabi
ExperienceSenior (11-15 years)
Est. StartApril 26, 2024
Duration12 Month(s)
Global payments firmGlobal payments firm
On Site
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
Required Skills
Commercial cards
Product Lifecycle Management
Project Management
Project Overview

Opportunity Overview


A leading global payments firm is actively seeking an experienced Commercial Cards Product Manager to join their team in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on a 12-month contract basis, with the potential for extension. This role is ideal for a professional with 10-12 years of experience in commercial banking, particularly in managing SME and corporate card products. The chosen candidate will play a critical role in overseeing the launch and support of commercial card solutions, ensuring their profitability, compliance, and market competitiveness.


What we're looking for:

  • An experienced Commercial Cards Product Manager with a deep understanding of commercial banking products for SMEs and large corporates.
  • The role is based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, offering an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and efficiency of commercial card operations within a global payments firm.
  • Candidates with GCC experience are preferred, highlighting a familiarity with the regional banking landscape and customer needs.


Role Description


As the Commercial Cards Product Manager, you will be responsible for managing the entire lifecycle of SME and corporate cards. This includes collaboration with cross-functional teams, budget management, operational oversight, risk management, and performance reporting. Your expertise will ensure the delivery of integrated card solutions that meet commercial customers' needs while maintaining a focus on profitability, compliance, and exceptional service.


Key Responsibilities

  • Product Launch and Support: Oversee the successful launch and ongoing support of SME and corporate card products.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with sales, marketing, operations, and technology teams to ensure integrated and effective card solutions.
  • Budget and Profitability Management: Develop and manage the budget for the commercial card division, focusing on profitability and cost-effectiveness.
  • Operational Efficiency: Ensure the smooth operation of commercial card services, emphasizing efficiency, compliance, and customer satisfaction.
  • Risk Management: Implement strategies to minimize fraud risk and secure card transactions.
  • Performance Reporting: Prepare and present detailed reports on the commercial card product line's performance, including financial metrics and market engagement.
  • Leverage Resources: Utilize Mastercard assets and resources to support the responsibilities outlined above, when applicable.


Requirements and Skills

  • Experience: 10 to 12 years of relevant experience in commercial banking, with a strong preference for professionals with GCC experience.
  • Product Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of commercial banking products for SMEs and large corporates.
  • Project Management: Demonstrated ability to manage projects effectively, meeting deadlines and achieving objectives.
  • Collaboration and Leadership: Proven people management skills and the ability to work as a strong team player.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, capable of engaging with stakeholders at all levels.


Other Important Information

  • Term: The position is available on a 12-month contract basis, with the possibility of extension based on performance and project needs.
  • Location: This role is based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, requiring the successful candidate to be based in or willing to relocate to the area for the duration of the contract.


This project offers a dynamic and challenging environment for a seasoned Commercial Cards Product Manager to make a significant impact on the commercial card offerings of a global payments firm. If you have the expertise, experience, and drive to succeed in this role, we welcome your application.