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VP Global Payment Products

London, United Kingdom | FIS Global

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Product Development
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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About the team


You will a leader working within the Global Payments Solutions team, which is focused on building and maintaining best-in-class products, capabilities and services to support our global Enterprise customers’ needs.


Our vision is to create services that are vital for the world’s largest and fastest-growing merchants to achieve predictable, profitable revenue streams. You will be central to this vision.


As VP, Global Payment Products (GPP), you will be an internal and external champion driving the creation and market penetration of APM products that provide top and bottom-line benefits to many of the largest eCommerce merchants in the world. This role will be heavily focused on product management, supporting GPP commercial and propositional growth and maintaining a broad market view as well as establishing/ cultivating product relationships with FIS’s APM partners/ aggregators


What you will be doing


You will be responsible for:


Leading Worldpay from FIS Global Payment Products (APM) proposition for large enterprise customers


Building an integrated view of customer needs, market trends and competitive position

Assessing customer and business requirements – consolidating views from market experts, sales, and top-tier global merchants

Identifying areas of commercial value and defining product propositions built on solid business cases

Identifying areas where we need to complement Worldpay from FIS capabilities with potential partners, managing relationships and commercial agreements with those partners

Leading the development of an APM product roadmap

Make build / buy tradeoffs where applicable

Lead product relationships with FIS’s key APM partner / aggregator relationships


Provide cross functionalleadership & customer advocacy for new APM product developments


Interpreting the needs of the business into new capabilities

Leading decision-making and development prioritisation via thorough analysis and recommendations

Ensure business stability, growth and enhanced product profitability


Enable the organisation with the knowledge and tools to drive commercial success


Work with go-to-market and Sales Enablement teams to deliver go-to-market strategy with clear customer segmentation, targeting and positioning

Transferring product expertise to across organisation with expert product training and advocacy

Ensure the maintenance and accuracy of product information, effectively updating internal channels


Support the organisation with expert knowledge of our product’s technical and commercial capabilities


Be the primary commercial contact for commercial teams, across a portfolio of alternative payment methods

Supporting proposition queries by engaging with the sales team andtop tier customers

Maintain advanced knowledge of trends in the POS and ecommerce payment industry

Attend and present on behalf of Worldpay from FIS at industry tradeshows/events


What you bring:


Experience


Exceptional business acumen

Familiarity with the management of the product life cycle from inception, development to post-launch in order to support the sales cycle, and ability to gauge performance against original business case, enhance to meet evolving market needs, and, if/when applicable, drive toward ultimate sunset.

Prior experience working with third party partners

Experience in delivering capabilities for large cross-border enterprise merchants

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in complex technical detail and also aggregate key points in a direct, impactful manner for non-technical and executive audiences

Proven ability to provide direct supervision to experienced professional-level individual contributors across multiple geographic regions


Skills


Excellent influencing skills, working with functional areas across an organisation including sales, operations, delivery and technology teams

Excellent stakeholder management skills

First-class commercial and analytical skills

Excellent partner management, relationship management skills with external providers

Outstanding presentation skills, comfortable presenting to customers and internal teams and public (external) audiences via webinars and/or conference presentations. 

Financial acumen and analytical skills to support decision-making process

Proven skills in data analysis and use of data to create process efficiencies, enhance products, address complex customer problems and/or identify and capture new revenue opportunities


Personality


Strong leadership, motivational and problem-solving skills, with the confidence to challenge others in a constructive manner

Highly self-motivated with a strong will to win, ability to take ownership and desire to drive for optimal business results

A strong team player, comfortable collaborating with and coordinating the efforts of cross-functional colleagues amongst all levels of the organization

Data driven approach to problem solving and ability to influence others

Intellectual curiosity and genuine interest in the ever-changing dynamics of markets and a complex, global industry

A self-starter with a can-do attitude who can operate with minimal direct/daily supervision

Ability to adapt to and embrace frequent change with a positive attitude along with the ability to pivot quickly while incurring minimal impact to overall timelines


Added bonus if you have:


MBA a plus.

Experience in Software as a Service

Prior experience -- 5+ years -- in the payments industry, with demonstrable understanding of major trends in eCommerce

Experience managing product development with an agile methodology, e.g. SAFe, with competence utilizing project management software (e.g. Rally) to write concise user stories to communicate with the Engineering and QA teams and to ensure feasibility.


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