Director, Fintech Business, Strategy, & Operations

  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.


Job Description

Visa is investing to build global solutions that help Fintech partners participate in our ecosystem. Join this fast pace team to address a dynamic market. The goal of the team is to develop global programs and products to better engage and grow Fintech partners. The Director will be expected to develop a robust understanding of the Fintech ecosystem and engage with partners across Visa both functionally and regionally to ensure program success. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience


Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA preferred

  • Previous experience in consulting or investment banking preferred

  • Analytical skills with the ability to summarize and find insights from data

  • Great communication and presentation skills, ability to develop and tell a story

  • Able to work independently, and with broad instructions

  • Adaptable to a variety of different work and projects

  • Comfort with high-level, strategic thinking, including wiliness to be an active and outspoken participant in decision making

  • Collaborative

  • Sense of humor

  • Knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel


Additional Information

Essential Functions

  • Research industry trends and understand client needs to develop enhanced solutions

  • Develop the KPIs for measuring success of Fintech programs

  • Build a framework for analyzing Fintech opportunities

  • Develop and help manage Fintech go-to-market strategies

  • Coordinate activities between sales, product, technology, and marketing to coordinate and implement relevant solutions

  • Provide out of the box, strategic thought leadership on how to evaluate and continually improve delivery for our Fintech clients and enablement partners in the ecosystem and then drive implementation of the recommendations.

  • Drive a “customer centric” focus in our goals, strategy, evaluation of success, process design, and everyday habits.

Physical Requirements

This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.


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