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Senior Partnerships Manager - Careem Pay

Careem Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 21 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

What You'll Do

  • Foster strong relationships with global and regional payment providers, Fintechs & FIs to simplify payments for Careem users across MENAP region
  • Ensure best-in-class, methodical partner and deal management rooted through robust project management, OKRs and alignment on opportunities of mutual interest, facilitating seamless execution and communication
  • Develop partnerships and product strategies based on industry knowledge, aligning with Careem Pay's mission and strategic objectives
  • Work closely with internal cross-functional teams (including product, engineering, finance, risk, compliance, and marketing) to build integrations, products, support deals, and drive process enhancements
  • Exhibit an operationally focused mindset, develop and manage end-to-end project plans for new implementations, working closely with internal stakeholders and partners to ensure on-time delivery
  • Define and establish SLAs and performance standards for partners, track commitments, and improve partner health metrics
  • Identify operational inefficiencies and propose solutions to address them
  • Assist in incident resolution and manage escalations from internal teams ensuring resolution with partners

What You'll Need

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in technical project/program management and/or business operations within digital payments
  • Track record of managing external relationships with exceptional people skills and ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels of management, both internally and externally
  • Deep knowledge of the payments landscape, with the critical thinking skills to comprehend and interpret emerging trends
  • Demonstrated success in leading medium-to-large scale technical projects with external partners and internal teams
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem-solving abilities

What We’ll Provide You

We offer colleagues the opportunity to drive impact in the region while they learn and grow. As a full-time Careem colleague, you will be able to:

  • Work and learn from great minds by joining a community of inspiring colleagues
  • Put your passion to work in a purposeful organisation dedicated to creating impact in a region with a lot of untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day
  • Work 4 days a week in the office & 1 day from home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year. (If you are in an individual contributor role in tech, you will have 2 office days a week and 3 to work from home)
  • Access to healthcare benefits and fitness reimbursements for health activities including gym, health club, and training classes
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About Careem

Careem is the leading technology platform in the Middle East, simplifying and improving lives since 2012. With operations in over 70 cities across 10 countries, Careem empowers millions of customers and Captains. Our mission is to create a seamless experience for mobility, food, payments, and more, while fostering talent and entrepreneurship in the region.

Benefits at Careem

    • Flexible work schedule with remote work options.
    • Unlimited vacation days and healthcare benefits.
    • Fitness reimbursements for health activities.