Head of UK/General Manager


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
  • Website: worldremit.com
  • Company Address: Kensington Centre 66 Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom, W14 8UD

About WorldRemit

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple.

Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to 150 countries around the world and have over 4 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 125,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

Job Description

Who we are

We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message. 

There’s almost 1,200  of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story - read on…

About the role 

We're looking for a Head of UK to join our team and help grow our UK business. You will operate across product, marketing, pricing, customer service and other departments and work with both EMEA and global teams. 

As a member of WorldRemit’s Operations team you will aim high, embrace challenge and always do what’s right; acting with integrity and building trust as you contribute to the company’s technical direction and long term decision making.

Reporting to the EMEA Director (Send Markets) you will: 

  • Translate the strategic priorities for your region into specific goals and you will lead the execution of the required actions/projects across different areas of the business (regional marketing, product, pricing, CRM, Customer Service)

  • Work together with the EMEA Regional Marketing Lead for the planning and execution of regional marketing campaigns in your country. You will also work closely with all the teams within the marketing team (creative, Brand, PR, CRM) to make sure that the quality of the marketing assets and of the execution of the campaign hit  the required standards

  • Work with the Product team to define the product roadmap for the UK in order to offer a top-notch customer experience to our EMEA customers. You will also make sure that the quality of the product deliverables is in line with our defined standards before they are deployed and offered to our customers

  • Build strong partnerships in the region that might help develop new business opportunities, which might range from new operational partners to partners that can provide access to large customer bases for new potential activations

What we’re looking for from you...

  • Experience in the Fintech, consumer technology, strategy consulting or e-commerce space

  • An MBA or graduate degree in a quantitative discipline is desirable

  • P&L ownership experience and responsibility of cross-functional activities and projects (mainly across product, marketing, pricing, business development) 

  • Experience in growth digital companies and in global matrix organizations

  • Project management experience and strong organizational skills 

  • Fluency in at least one other European language preferred (French / German a strong plus)

  • Particularly welcome applications from diverse candidate backgrounds

What you'll get from us

  • Life assurance of 3 times your salary, should the worst happen.

  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions.

  • Private medical and dental care plans.

  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years.

  • Recharge days, 4 per year, 1 for each quarter

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Various dining and shopping offers

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.