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Key Account Manager (Mandarin speaker)

Ant Group

Ant Group

Sales & Business Development
Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024


In a world with so many digital payment options, Alipay+ brings mobile payment technology and marketing tools together for simplicity and success.

Known as borderless payment, Alipay+ is accepted by global merchants online and in-store across over 55 countries and regions for convenient payment at home and abroad. It connects millions of global merchants with over 1 billion users of mobile payment app.

Alipay+ takes away the hassle of individual mobile payment app integration - a single integration is all it takes. Created by one of the leading figures in the mobile payment industry, Alipay+ brings more global business opportunities through reliable and pioneering solutions.

Our vision is to provide more inclusive and convenient payment and financial solutions for global cross-border consumers and sellers, you will be a key member of Ant Group international team to help achieve company’s global vision.

Role Overview:

The Key Account Manager position is a fundamental component of the merchant service team, serving a portfolio of large and strategically important merchants and partners in each market.

The role provides account management support in two capacities: as the primary contact for an assigned portfolio of large merchants and partners, as one of key members of a cross functional account team that includes Business Development, Marketing, Technical Support, Risk Management, AML, Legal, Customer Funds and Finance whose focus is to retain, manage and grow key account relationships.

The Key Account Manager is the lead point of contact for all service aspects of the merchant processing relationship during the contract life, ensuring a smooth transition from onboarding through to the activity phase.

The position is the focal point for information and communication with the merchants and partners on critical operational issues including risk and compliance management.

What you’ll do:

  • Maintain a specific number of accounts as required, deliver quality merchant support service to the account portfolio, meet specific customer satisfaction requirements while continuously driving the healthiness of the account portfolio.
  • Be available to answer all email, phone, and voice mail inquiries from your account base, and provide one-stop solution to address their needs, including difficult contacts and complaints.
  • Provide accurate solutions and proper education to merchants regarding products, processes and compliance requirements.
  • Work closely with related teams or counterparts to resolve merchants’ issue and follow up with responsible parties until they are resolved.
  • Make outbound contacts to merchants whenever there are outstanding issues in the account, and give merchants proper guidance to improve the process and conduct authenticity investigation based on regulation requirement.
  • Provide feedback to related teams on customers’ voice timely and proactively work on the solutions.
  • Summarise the trend based on merchants’ voices; identify the valuable feedback and urgent issues to escalate to higher leadership team.
  • Keep monthly contact with merchants and maintain business relationships; complete daily phone outreach.
  • Regularly update customer relationship management database.
  • Insights study and analysis for each market to address challenges and opportunities.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience in an Internet company, financial institution or transaction processor is preferred.
  • Experience in customer relationship management or outbound service is a must.
  • Customer communication experience (face to face, email & phone)
  • Ability to communicate effectively via telephone, email and face to face by utilising active listening and clearly speaking to the customer.
  • Ability to make discretionary decisions based on research independently. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude required.
  • Ability to handle tough contacts and complaints.
  • Ability to deliver right suggestions to merchants to detect risky trend of managed accounts, and take proactive action to avoid risk.
  • Ability to complete multi-tasks; good skills in time management, task management and problem solving.
  • Well-develop sense of urgency and follow through; good judgment of importance, priority and emergency; good analytical skills.
  • Ability trouble shooting, with certain degree of flexibility and maturity.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with co-workers and peers.
  • Good industry knowledge; ability to learn and adapt to new product knowledge including the area of risk, protection and best practice.
  • A good business writing and presenting skills.
  • A degree of flexibility is necessary on travel and shifts.
  • Fluent English & Chinese, global working experience is preferred.