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Director – Payments Platform

Director – Payments Platform

Job Info

Category: Executive/Management
Company Description: A Start-up within Global Payments Leader
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10435

Job Description



Our client, the leading global payments company, is looking to hire a Director for their payments platform.

Reporting to Vice President, Operations & Technology this newly created role will be a part of the Markets and Transformation group and have a direct impact in driving long term evolution of the payments network.


  • Lead and manage long term build & enhancements to the payments platform


  • Partner with senior executives and key stakeholders to define the payment network strategy
  • Drive execution of payment network strategy in partnership with the business product and tech development leads
  • Work with business partners to identify and recommend appropriate network solutions / value propositions based on strong understanding of customer and market needs / trends
  • Own development and management of payments platform capabilities throughout the life cycle including research, idea generation, concept validation, business requirements definition, platform and user-experience design, solution architecture, etc.
  • Interface with technical delivery teams to translate product requirements into technical specifications, ensuring mutual understanding and reducing time to market
  • Manage cross-functional teams of solution architects and business analysts ensuring timeliness and quality of product releases
  • Provide subject matter expertise and support to sales / customer facing teams and customers (including sales tool kits, training, platform showcase, user / onboarding documentation, etc.)
  • Proactively manage platform roadmap, demand intake, prioritization, and capacity planning with a "strategic lens" in conjunction with our product, regional, and technology partners
  • Partner with business partners to drive adoption, deployment and commercialization
  • Manage Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and financial forecasts (annual and quarterly) to drive overall delivery goals of Better, Cheaper, and Faster
  • Manage program governance across compliance, audit, security and risk processes in partnership with Business Operations and development partners
  • Work with technology and operations partners to enhance the quality, health and throughput of our platforms
  • Develop and maintain strong ongoing working relationships with key internal stakeholders in technology, operations and broader organization

The Candidate

  • Prior experience in and strong understanding of payments / fintech ecosystem
  • Strong understanding of various types of payment platforms / infrastructures (cards, ACH, SWIFT / blockchain, etc.) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in delivering high quality, global, scalable tech products / platforms in a matrixed organization
  • Technology domain expertise including understanding of new technologies e.g. cloud, blockchain
  • Strong business acumen as well as analytical and problem solving skills; expertise in strategy, product development / mgmt., planning and project mgmt.
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environments;; demonstrated bias for action
  • Ability to work with ambiguity; manage complex projects; flexibility to handle rapidly changing scenarios
  • Ability to build and lead motivated, productive, geographically diverse teams
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate complex ideas and solutions to both business and technical audiences
  • Strong collaborator, ability to work cross-functionally; ability to lead and influence at all levels
  • Willingness to selectively travel across office locations




Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Vishal Mehta

Vishal Mehta

Vice President, Recruiting Manager

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