Director Payments & Merchant Initiatives TH-Bangkok

Expiring today

Location
London, England
Salary
negotiable
Posted
31 Aug 2016
Closes
28 Sep 2016
Ref
16TA06G002P07
Contact
Stefania Cook
Job function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Director Payments & Merchant Initiatives TH-Bangkok

PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS BASED IN BANGKOK! You must be willing to relocate to Thailand if you are interested in this role. Full relocation assistance and visa sponsorship is provided.

THE COMPANY

Our client believes in delivering truly compelling customer engagement. Their focus is on blending choice, value and convenience to deliver a consistent and enjoyable user experience. An American dotcom, they are a world leader in booking accommodations online operates a global network that includes more than 250,000 hotels worldwide. A multinational team of more than 1,200 professionals, located throughout the world, provides a first-rate reservation service in 38 languages that uniquely combines local knowledge and connections to provide the best hotel deals to both business and leisure travellers.

They are now looking to add to their team of extremely talented and motivated individuals and are recruiting a highly experienced Director Payments & Merchant Initiatives to join their finance team in Bangkok.

THE ROLE

As Director Payments & Merchant Initiatives you will lead multi disciplinary teams in Finance to collaboratively support and enable the delivery of the Payments. The Director of Payments reports to the VP of Finance

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • manage teams directly responsible for:
    • Payment Service Providers (PSP) commercial and contract terms
    • Source PSP Global solutions to localize the payments product pay in and pay out capability
    • Operational payment exception handling
    • Chargeback handling
    • Tax and Legal implications of local payments delivery
    • Data analytics for Finance and the payments team
    • Budgets and forecast (together with FP&A)
    • Reporting (together with accounting)
    • Risk management (impacts on treasury)
    • Automation and efficiency gains designed for large global scale up
    • Finance Infrastructure (With Financial Systems teams)
  • Co-Lead the Payments project together with head of Product and IT
  • Work collaboratively with other departments in and connected to the payments track including:
    • Partner Services
    • Finance Operations
    • Front End
    • Customer Service
    • Fraud & Security
  • Focus on globalization of the payments products offered and supporting and mass scale up (focus on building a payments business 20 times larger than the current business)
  • Advise and Support the product and IT teams navigating current IT and Finance infrastructure
  • New initiatives

YOUR MUST HAVES*

  • Strong team and people leadership of own and connected teams in payments
  • Focus on enabling and removing blocks through constructive problem solving and attitude on enabling
  • Flexible, resilient working style and attitude to keep up with fast paced product evolution
  • Emphasis on collaboration working and leading across multiple departments
  • Forward thinker that can anticipate needs well in advance of business requirements
  • Strong communicator that can build a flexible motivated environment through project challenges to deliver to timelines
  • Operational detail focus
  • Technical focus on payments and fintech evolution to lead product teams on new solutions
  • Able to execute to delivery (and lead team members to do so)
  • Able to quickly pick up key technical requirements to lead Infrastructure delivery
  • Understanding of PSP's and Banks and how their services work and can deliver solutions for the payments product

YOUR NEXT STEP

If this sounds like you do not hesitate and send your CV and covering note today! Full relocation package and visa sponsorship on offer for eligible candidates

*PLEASE NOTE - ONLY APPLICATIONS SHOWING SUITABLE QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED