Business Performance Director, Europe

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Job Title: Business Performance Director, Europe
Job Code: REF24162L
Skill Category: Sales
Location: London, UK
Job Type: Permanent 
Posting Start date: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Closing Date: Tuesday 18 February 2020
Salary: £80-90k 

Job Description

Job Description

  • Co-ordinate a portfolio of strategic projects related to Continental European performance growth initiatives
  • Track the quality and execution of the strategic initiatives liaising across functions and regions for financial and qualitative results
  • Analyse financial data on the client deals, and various market data sets to derive insights
  • Collaborate across functions. Balance execution, influence, and content contributions to help business advance their respective strategies
  • Proactively structure and lead on complex issues to quickly arrive at recommendations that drive business priorities and deliver financial results
  • Develop frameworks that support the prioritisation of strategic initiatives, and evaluate investment opportunities for their strategic and financial value
  • Maintain excellent commercial and business landscape knowledge, to provide solid foundational context for critical strategic projects
  • Comfortable working within a complex and often ambiguous environment, with changing priorities and high pace
  • Lead compelling thought leadership on topics such as technology innovation, strategic transformation, and merchant partnerships.
  • Drive consistency, forecast accuracy and predictability against targets through improved sales process, system enhancements and total transparency with executive management.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Outstanding Excel modeling and Power Point skills
  • Experience from a top tier consultancy 
  • Strong financial background – both qualifications (e.g., CFA) and practical experience 
  • Global work experience and understanding of the payments ecosystem 
  • Previous experience in a payment scheme or other payments ecosystem company
  • Understanding of the technological and infrastructure aspects of payments and tech giants 
  • Strategy, planning and business case development
  • Commercial acumen and sound business judgement
  • MBA Equivalent, proven professional experience
  • Articulate, concise, clear written and verbal communication
  • Handling complexity and ambiguity
  • Able to build strong stakeholder relationships and collaborate in a complex, matrix organisation
  • Experience with a range of markets and/or functions preferred within a complex matrix organisation; proven experience different European and international environments is preferred
  • Interest in payments, financial services, fintech, and technology
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