Client Account Lead - Signature Client

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world of payments?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

If you think you could support Visa as a Client Account Lead, we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.

Job Description

We are often recruiting for Client Account Lead's to build our existing team.  If you think you could support Visa as an Client Account Lead we want to hear from you! Our team will be in touch with you to initially explore your skills and experience before a live position becomes available.  This way, we have already started to consider you, and assessed your suitability, prior to the recruitment process initiating!


What’s it all about?

Responsible for actively managing the relationship with one of our Global Signature Clients, to promote and secure use of Visa products and services across their Consumer and Commercial Banking businesses. Building deep partnerships with your client to identify opportunities to collaborate and provide innovative solutions which will improve the payments experience for their customers and deliver growth.

What we expect of you, day to day.

  • Manage the relationship with a UK&I signature account, ensuring your stakeholders are provided appropriate support from Visa.

  • Take a leadership role setting the strategy, business and delivery plans for the account.

  • Be accountable for prioritising conflicting and competing demand across the business to ensure Visa resources are deployed to maximum effect.

  • Work with your clients to identify new and ongoing requirements, introducing existing products and services and identifying new innovative solutions to support growth of their business.

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of the payments market and issuer business which will enable you to identify new opportunities for Visa and the partner.

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of Visa products and services, with expert knowledge in certain areas. Expected to understand the impact of their specialty area on assigned member’s business.

  • Engage with colleagues across Visa, ensuring teams such as client support, product, marketing, consulting, finance, risk, compliance are appropriately involved and informed about relevant issues and effectively engaged in Visa solutions for our partner.

  • Provide guidance and support with major contract negotiations, product agreements, delivery programs, planning sessions, prioritisation and project tracking.

  • Contribute to the management of the client facing team, providing direction, guidance and development to others, collaborating cross-functionally to bring the best of Visa to the internal team and partner.


What we’re after…

  • Sales and Relationship management experience including proven influencing, selling and negotiation skills

  • Knowledge and experience of the payments business and/or Personal and Transaction Banking financial services

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across peers, functions, geographies and influence key stakeholders up to Executive level internally and externally

  • Strong commercial understanding of the payments market with the ability to deliver growth by identify and implementing new solutions for your client

  • Ability to develop and deliver a client strategy to deepen the relationship with the client and drive growth

  • Analytical ability to develop compelling fact-based performance and opportunity assessments, Visa and partner business cases, for specific initiatives or general quarterly and annual planning engagements.

Additional Information

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

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