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Finstar Financial Group offers visa sponsorship

Finstar Financial Group will arrange the immigration paperwork required for the winning candidate and cover the associated costs.

country manager
consumer loans


  • Take full P&L responsibility.
  • Increase profits and focus on the growth of the business according to targets set for the next 24-36 months, delivering the required operating margins.
  • Own and execute the growth plan for the country, and recruit and build the necessary team to achieve this objective.
  • Design and improve the efficiency of processes within the company.
  • Coordinate the development of IT systems, including infrastructure and technology.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the marketing strategy within the business.
  • Provide periodic market research and reporting to group management.
  • Coordinate and work with regional/group functional leaders to execute against set objectives and standards for the country and have ultimate accountability for all the functions within country (i.e. sales, IT, development, marketing, operations, finance and HR/team management).
  • Prepare the strategic business plan along with the budget for the next few years, according to the HQ forecast of growth.
  • Take appropriate action in obtaining all necessary licensing for Moneylending activities in the given market.
  • Look for innovations to improve the performance of the business.
  • Represent the company and develop relationships with third parties and key partners for the business, including the relevant country regulatory bodies.
  • Recruit, develop and manage a fully effective team of people to further growth of the business in the country.


  • You have deep knowledge of international business principles.
  • You have experience in banking or consumer lending in APAC.
  • You have the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines according to the HQ framework.
  • You demonstrate the ability to combine strategic thinking with effective tactical execution.
  • You have a degree in economics or business administration, an MBA would be a plus.
  • You have at least 5-8 years of successful management experience, preferably in lending, consumer finance or digital finance.
  • You are a self-motivated leader with a real passion to grow the business and succeed.
  • You are commercially-focused, results driven, with a strong track record of leading and developing a business.
  • You have an excellent understanding of financial reports and statements.
  • You have a proven ability to recruit, train, develop, manage, lead and measure productivity of teams.
  • You are fluent English and any other relevant language is preferred, but not a prerequisite.
  • You must have strong managerial experience.
  • You must have a strong work ethic, integrity and total honesty (transparency and trust).
  • You have excellent strategic thinking, analytical and decision making skills.
  • You are able to work across business lines at senior levels to influence and effect change to achieve common goals.
  • You have outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • You are able to effectively drive people, processes and technological change in a dynamic and complex operating environment.
  • You are able to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff.

Compensation & Benefits

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The company

The Location

Manila, Philippines