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Business Development Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Client Management & Sales

Job Description

Businesses rely on FX International Payments (FXIP) to manage overseas wire transfers and other payments with convenience and ease. Customers enjoy access to a comprehensive suite of foreign currency payment solutions backed by personal, world-class service.


And with our secure, easy-to-use online payments platform businesses have access to competitive rates for more than 110 currencies in some markets. We have designed FXIP products to meet our customers’ cross border payment requirements and we have specific products to support the unique needs of law firms and universities.

About the Role

Foreign Exchange Services (FES) is looking for a self-motivated and customer focused sales professional to join its high performance Sales Team in the Foreign Exchange International Payments (FXIP) business. This role will require the individual to successfully juggle both the acquisition and relationship aspects associated with acquiring and managing a large portfolio of business clients in a highly competitive industry, where relationship is key.


Candidate is required to successfully acquire and manage relationships of a large portfolio of business clients in a highly competitive industry, where relationship is key. He/She will successfully manage new accounts effectively for the first 12 months in role and efficiently transition these accounts to the account development team thereafter. He/She will be expected to rotate their time between attending self generated appointments, making daily cold calls, and manage the needs of the existing clients. 


  • Strong level of financial acumen economic knowledge to facilitate meaningful discussions with 'C' level decision makers on a daily basis

  • Relevant experience in corporate / business sales, financial services exposure is an advantage

  • Proven track record in consistently over delivering against a revenue target

  • Team player who has exceptional presentation skills, time management skills and ability to work under pressure and meet allocated deadlines

  • Self motivated with abilities in influencing/negotiating with customers

  • Strong ability to create long lasting consultative relationships with our clients

  • Strong level of credibility and presence in front of prospects and clients

  • Ability to liaise with Mandarin speaking clients will be an advantage

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


American Express has been awarded Aon Hewitt Best Employer Singapore six times. Join us and you’ll soon see why.


As an employee, you can expect challenging work, with purpose. Be more than just your job. Be the voice of inspiration and transform the way the world does business for a living. By joining American Express, you are choosing to become a part of the dynamic team that is recognized as Singapore's "Best Employer 2018".


Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

ReqID: 19011044
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2019, 11:03:52 PM