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Fascinated by the future & captivated by technology?
Smart, driven & want to make a difference in the world?
You'll fit right in.
Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.
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Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable & secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses & economies to thrive.
Individuality fuels our brand & our global team - we're proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives & experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it's taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects & encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary & have a fantastic benefits offering.
So, if you're not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.
If you think you could support Visa as an Director, Debit & Current Account Solutions Management , we want to hear from you - together, let's make Visa a great place to work.
The Director, Debit & Current Account Solutions Management, is responsible for designing & enabling debit products & other Visa current account solutions (e.g. Visa A2A solutions utilizing open banking or real-time payments) in Central Europe. Germany will be the primary market focus, but the Director will also oversee other Central European markets (i.e. Austria, Netherlands, Switzerland).
The successful candidate will need to develop key internal stakeholder touchpoints with Global & European Product & Technology teams, as well as the Strategy, Brand, Regulatory & Client support teams. Externally, the role will support account executives to engage with issuers, payment processors & technology partners to enable Visa's current account products (debit & other) remain best in class. The successful candidate will need to have a good understanding of the payments industry & key players in the eco-system, be a dynamic & independent thinker with excellent engagement, project management & communication skills.
Core responsibilities will include:
You will execute the Debit strategy together with the Country Manager & AEs in each market to improve market share & enhance Visa's debit product capabilities available for financial institutions to issue to their customers
You will be hands-on, consumer focused & able to work well with data to develop & own strategic recommendations & enhancements to debit & current account products based on market requirements, client needs & consumer demand
You will design & execute the wider debit ecosystem enablement strategy (e.g., enabling 3rd party issuer processors) to enable Visa debit
You will manage project objectives, milestones, dependencies, risks & success criteria for the design, development, implementation & launch of new debit products
You will provide product expertise & guidance throughout the project planning & execution phases, identifying & addressing issues as encountered
Everyone is a leader at Visa, & you will lead cross-functional project teams with significant resource requirements, risk, & complexity, sharing your subject matter expertise & acting in a mentorship capacity where appropriate
TRAVEL REQUIREMENT:This position may require the incumbent to travel for work up to 10%-15%.
Significant & demonstrated product management expertise, new product development experience & project management skills
Exceptional communicator - effective in interacting & building relationships across all levels internally & with clients. Able to adapt communication strategies to the needs of the audience (e.g., simplifying complex technical messages)
High energy, motivated team player, able to effectively lead across functions & teams to drive projects & key initiatives to completion
Technical & business understanding of banking, payment processes, payment schemes, bank & acquiring infrastructure, & product implementation
Experience enabling a bank's current account system for payments from multiple perspectives (e.g. issuer, issuer processor, network)
Able to understand, document & explain technical solutions to non-technical teams
Structured thinker who can analyze complex problems & present effective solutions
Understanding of & experience in the Central Europe Payments & Banking sector. Knowledgeable of relevant regulations (e.g. PSD2) & its impact to the Central European markets.
Strong business acumen & understanding of card issuer, merchant & acquiring businesses
Relevant industry or consulting experience in product and/or project management
Think you have what it takes?
If you are interested in a career that will challenge & inspire you - we'd love to hear from you!
Diversity & Inclusion
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it's the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture & background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay & actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.
By leveraging the diverse backgrounds & perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work & a better business partner to our clients.