Head of Payments Design

  • Excellent Package
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Paragon Executive
  • 23 Sep 16

A large financial services company is seeking a fintech expert to join them as Head of Payments Design reporting into the Board. With this comes a chance for an exceptional individual to truly influence and positively impact a large financial services leader at the highest level.

 

 


Head of Payments Design

A large financial services company is seeking a fintech expert to join them as Head of Payments Design reporting into the Board. With this comes a chance for an exceptional individual to truly influence and positively impact a large financial services leader at the highest level.

The key objectives for the role is to identify, evaluate and mobilise the organisation around new payments commercial opportunities, and to champion the consumer UX as part of a total offer, in the virtual and physical world, to improve usage and retention.

This role will require a person who is excited by designing disruptive business models in retail payments and financial services. 

Brief outlines of role:

  • Assess options to respond to the arrival of the PSD2 Payments Directive
  • Lead Payments commercial strategy development and design, maintaining a strategic fact-base on the Payments market, and monitoring key drivers of change e.g. regulator and competitor actions
  • Responsible for the rollout of the Payments commercial performance agenda within the organisation
  • Work with the UX team to examine the customer journey for all payments related activities (physical and virtual), conducting Payments customer journey mapping, and identifying opportunities to improve the customer experience at each touchpoint
  • Identify and research new Payments commercial opportunities and work with finance business partner and relevant business areas to develop the business case for these new opportunities
  • Mobilise the organisation around new Payments opportunities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key players in the market including industry representative bodies, regulators, payment processors, card networks, start-ups and start-up incubators, government bodies, subject matter experts and thought leaders
  • Play a key role in establishing the Payments forum, which will include senior executives within the business, enabling the open, timely and efficient communication of all relevant payments information

 

The person:

  • A third level Degree or Masters in finance, business or related areas
  • Must have a proven knowledge of emerging technologies and trends in payments
  • Experience and in depth understanding of global and local payments trends in a large transaction environment
  • Demonstrable entrepreneurial spirt and success in delivering disruptive business models in autonomous environments
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the impacts and opportunities of payments regulation
  • Ability to develop and establish efficient and highly productive teams and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex operational and strategic initiatives and design thinking
  • Effective communicator at all levels within a large organisation
  • A dynamic leader and influencer

 

This large financial services organisation is standing in front of an exciting and bright future with growth and success, and they are looking for an exceptional individual to join them as Head of Payments Design.

For a confidential conversation and for more details please apply, or contact Mia Barry on +353 (0) 1 8746770. Please rest assured that your enquiry will be treated with utmost professionalism and integrity.