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Sovereign’s Capital
Sovereign’s Capital

Head of Lending



Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Company Description

Life at Grab
At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.

Job Description

Get to know the Role:

You will have overall responsibility of build out and ongoing management of GFSA’s (GrabFinancial Services Asia – Grab’s lending business) business in the Philippines. As a senior member of GFSA team your role will combine a number of aspects ranging across in-country strategy development, commercial opportunity and partnership development, marketing and sales of lending solutions, development of in-country GFSA team and ongoing management of GFSA Philippines business.

More specific responsibilities are detailed below:

  • Adapt, develop and detail GFSA’s regional strategy to Philippines market, competitive and regulatory context
  • Lead end to end execution of all GFSA product and customer initiatives and programs in Philippines
  • Be responsible for GFSA’s overall financial performance in Philippines
  • Lead local business development and partnership engagements
  • Provide strategic and operational updates and insights on local market performance to regional leadership and management
  • Act as the local lead regulatory liaison; establishing, developing and managing positive on going regulatory relationships
  • Build, develop and lead cross-functional team to run day to day operations
  • Effectively collaborate with the rest of the GFSA, GrabFinancial and Grab peers and functional leads in Philippines and other markets


The must haves:

  • More than 10 years of experience across consumer credit, broader Retail / SME financial services and other business leadership roles within financial services
  • Significant experience and senior professional network in financial services sector
  • Strong track record of delivery of tangible business results across previous roles
  • Experience in high performance team build out, development and management
  • Breadth of functional experience across – strategy development, strategic project management, cross-functional operational implementation of new initiatives and ongoing business management Intelligent, motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and work ethic
  • High levels of adaptability, comfortable with ambiguity and working in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex & Ambiguous) environment
  • Solid spoken and written communication skills

Additional Information

Benefits at Grab:

We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

  • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
  • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
  • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
  • Your well-being is our priority. Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
  • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

We’ve got many different benefits hyper localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

What we stand for at Grab:

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.