My client is a huge global Technology player, and the market leader in their field.
They are looking for a Head of Processing across their APAC markets, so an extensive payments processing background is essential, and a sound understanding of the technologies around it.
The Processing function has the responsibility for developing the network processing strategy and executing to grow transactions on the network through innovations and value-added services; delivering edge services like issuer processing, and working with internal stakeholders on domestic processing opportunities.
You will serve as the leader for network processing and ATM for the AP geography. This role has responsibilities for network, domestic and ATM processing across the Asia-Pacific market. This role will require demonstrated knowledge of payment processing business in addition to effectively leveraging the global team who are subject matter experts in their respective markets. The role will require strong leadership capabilities, to manage and support a crosscultural and geographically dispersed team of highly skilled professionals.
You'll also be part of the APAC Products Leadership Team and be expected to interact effectively with all levels of country, regional, and functional senior management. This position involves external interaction and communication with key stakeholders, including banks, regulators, processors and strategic vendors.
Lead the development and manage the execution strategy for the AP geography. Align with product, sales and acceptance initiatives. Lead and support market teams to ensure country management and sales teams are effectively communicated to in regards to strategies and plans. Develop, own and communicate the Processing annual operating plan to achieve business objectives.
Ensure activities are regularly reviewed and reported to global Function and AP leaders. Manage the identification and assessment of processing trends, opportunities and threats. Identify, qualify and quantify market specific opportunities in close cooperation with local relationship management and product teams
Promote an understanding of critical success factors to achieving network processing revenue objectives. Provide input into design and implementation of general marketing and promotional activities to ensure increased awareness of processing objectives and priorities.
Lead and utilize market team leader’s subject Matter Expertise (SME) to provide processing consultancy to APAC teams, clients and payment system stakeholders. Provide professional advice and consultancy to relevant stakeholders covering both tactical and strategic objectives.
Manage and lead a team of Processing professionals in network and issuer processing responsible for the management and growth of the network processing share in specific markets and the issuer processing business in APAC.
Looking for a strong people manager with a proactive participative management style and ability to develop talent and influence staff across multiple time zones
Sales experience and proven negotiation skills will be essential
Payments experience in two or more of their key markets / regions preferred.
Typically requires 15+ years experience in payment processing, including products and service management, sales and business development
Experienced people manager managing with 10+ years people management experience across multiple geographies.