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Sr Manager Issuer Outreach

Posted: 29 Mar 2021 Closes: 28 Apr 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CHE_08983144-1797-4f92-b287-f66088c0ea13


We're building the connected finance businesses deserve. Unleashing them with tomorrow's technology, today. Our flexible payments solutions help global enterprises - like Samsung, Deliveroo and Adidas - launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We liberate smart, passionate people to collaborate, innovate and do their best work - faster. That's why we're one of the most valuable fintech firms around. But we're just getting started. By cutting through financial complexity, we'll empower companies to change the world. Join us. Unlock your potential.

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Sr Manager Issuer Outreach at

As Manager Issuer Outreach at, you will be responsible for leading's Issuer Outreach engagements around the region. Working closely with's analytics team, you will interact with Issuers to raise, investigate and resolve soft declines and other payments performance discrepancies, and unearth improvement opportunities. In addition, you will engage with external stakeholders across forums and thought leadership venues to develop and strengthen existing and prospective merchants' and partners' awareness of's capabilities and focus on payments optimization to drive more business growth for its customers.

You will be experienced and expert in the processes of authentication, issuer risk and fraud management. You can speak with authority and conviction on best practices used by issuers and acquirers throughout their customer lifecycles. You will provide insights on's approach to detect and root out fraud consistently and precisely.

You will be a passionate advocate for's merchant-centric approach, by taking the lead in engaging issuers and merchants, developing and refining the communication and messaging, to strengthen's position as a leader in comprehensive data-driven payment solutions.

To help accomplish your responsibilities, you will work with the Financial Partnerships, Performance, Business Intelligence and Customer Success Teams, to ensure a well-rounded view of payments performance and to develop a deep understanding of's approach. You will be familiar with's wide suite of data analytics tools and will showcase case studies for external audiences that quantify and convey the impact on revenue, consumer satisfaction, and ultimately loyalty, achievable through a performance-oriented approach.

The ideal candidate must be experienced and well respected, with an affinity for problem solving, eager to ensure that our ability to improve our authentication and authorisation rates keeps up with, and supports, our customer growth and our ambitions. This is an external facing role, supporting one of the key competitive capabilities of, and will require the ability to engage with Issuers at all levels.

You will join an ambitious team of partnerships professionals, data scientists and engineers who are working to significantly move the needle within an area that has high strategic importance to

About You:
    • 5+ years' experience in Payments in a data intensive and performance-focused environment
    • Excellent communication skills with payment industry gravitas
    • Executive presence with an ability to take initiative and find creative solutions & effective ways of communicating business solutions
    • Recognised industry expert capable of navigating into complex Issuing organisations
      Plus: Prior programme level work in Authorisation Optimisation, Risk/Fraud Management or Data Analytics preferable

What you will be doing:
    • Drive's Issuer Outreach Programme in MENAP
    • Deliver Issuer engagement and provide insight on's Data Analytics value proposition to merchants
    • Partner with Commercial Teams to provide insights on's merchant centric approach to business performance improvement.
    • Articulate how's proposed solutions improved merchants' performance & revenue for both the merchant and the company (internal / external ROI)

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We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.

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