Strategy Manager, Corporate Development at Airwallex

Strategy & Ops, Platform, Full-Time, AU - Melbourne melbourne full-time
Posted a month ago

Established in Melbourne in 2015, Airwallex is a global payments fintech company transforming the way businesses move and manage money globally. We have built a global financial infrastructure platform to help businesses transact, collect and pay across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies, without the constraints of the traditional global financial system. 

Airwallex is Australia’s fastest growing fintech unicorn. We've grown to 13 global locations and have raised over $500 million in funding. Airwallex has been recognised in Forbes' Cloud 100 2020, and placed in the Top 50 of KPMG’s Global Fintech100 two years in a row. To support our ambitious growth plans, we’re looking for smart, collaborative and passionate people who are looking to make a genuine impact.

To support our pace of growth, Airwallex is hiring a Strategy Manager to join our Corporate Development team. Reporting to the Head of Corporate Development, you will be responsible for strategically delivering key initiatives to drive meaningful growth. You’ll have the opportunity to drive and execute high-impact strategies, including evaluating and executing new investment opportunities and strategic partnerships. This role is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of an evolving team during hypergrowth.


  • Engaging with top companies to create compelling future-state visions and develop the link between Airwallex’s capabilities and strategic requirements
  • Developing attractive deal structures and articulate the value of our proposals
  • Creating and delivering C-level compelling propositions
  • Collaborate with business partners across strategy, sales, legal, and operations teams in assessing, developing, and driving strategic partnerships
  • Evaluate other strategic initiatives such as strategic / sales partnerships, investments, joint ventures, and divestitures
  • What you'll bring:

  • You are a strategic thinker and analytical in your approach to developing strategies
  • You are success-oriented and hold yourself accountable for delivering key outcomes
  • You work collaboratively with people at all levels and across functions and cultures
  • You have the ability to synthesise and communicate in a simple but effective manner
  • Skills and experience:

  • 3-5+ years of experience, preferably in top-tier investment bank/management consulting or equivalent
  • Experience working collaboratively on complex cross-enterprise projects with multiple stakeholders of varying seniority
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills essential with experience performing financial, valuations, and broad quantitative analyses
  • Commercial acumen, including the ability to create commercial proposals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Technology, financial services and/or experience in a high growth environment is advantageous
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • At Airwallex you’ll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. We want you to share in our success, which is why you’ll be offered a competitive salary plus valuable equity (in the form of stock options). We also like to ensure we create the best environment for our people by providing a collaborative open office space with a fully stocked kitchen. We organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and we give our people the freedom to be creative.

    Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.