Technical Account Manager

  • Bogota, Colombia
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Visa:

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

This is an individual contributor role responsible for solving complex problems and taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. This role serves as a technical/functional specialist and works independently with guidance only in the most complex situations. Considered the functional expert for their client's processing and operational business.

  • Provide high value customer service support on day-to-day items to Visa Clients and internal staff to ensure customer expectations are exceeded; advocate on behalf of the clients
  • Lead complex cross functional customer service delivery initiatives across clients and Visa internal teams
  • Coordinate internal resources to accomplish Visa and client objectives
  • Ensure prompt and comprehensive resolution of client inquiries as well as create and maintain updated support documentation – meeting required deadlines
  • Build and enhance positive working relationships with key clients and internal stakeholders
  • Represent client perspective within Visa organization to ensure enhancements are prioritized
  • Proactively identify operational opportunities and implement recommendations to increase service quality and efficiency
  • Report customer project accomplishments and deliverables to senior management
  • Act as liaison for the client; provide problem management, proactive identification of processing efficiencies, and system enhancement support
  • Educate and train clients on best practices for all supported services
  • Represent complex customer change requests, system or operational requirements; negotiate and manage expectations internally and externally
  • Develop and manage strategic planning, operational initiatives, special projects and client-driven continuous improvement plans
  • Serve as an escalation point for complex issues
  • Proactively notify clients regarding any widespread or business critical problems with the application, as well as scheduled periodic maintenance outages
  • Stay current with the payment industry and client trends as well as maintain a strong knowledge of Visa products and services.
  • Partner with assigned Account Executives to identify additional business opportunities.
  • On call support and possible weekend hours
  • Domestic travel may be required
  • Must be a self-starter with proven abilities in organizational, conceptual, and logical problem solving
  • Ability to manage assignments that are of diverse scope and complexity that require significant initiative and good judgment
  • Ability to set priorities and manage customer expectations internally and externally, and work both as part of a team and independently 
  • Strong ability to manage projects effectively using project management principles
  • Superb proficiency with troubleshooting and resolving complex issues
  • Advanced comfort level with public speaking
  • Customer focus with proven ability to establish productive working relationships with staff and management at all levels.
  • While this is a customer service role (not IT), experience in troubleshooting complex web applications, application programing interfaces (APIs) gateways, integration or environment issues is a plus
  • Present client analysis to peers and leadership
  • Develop and provide presentations to internal and external stakeholders as needed
  • Coach all new staff and recognize training opportunities for all staff
  • Provide leadership and communication; responsible for escalating to department management when issues arise that might jeopardize problem resolution. 

 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)
  • Must be a self-starter with proven abilities in organizational, conceptual, and logical problem solving
  • Customer focus with proven ability to establish productive working relationships with staff and management at all level
  • Ability to set priorities and manage customer expectations, and work both as part of a team and independently
  • Strong technical aptitude with the ability to absorb technical information and apply to business solutions
  • Proficiency providing technical and consultative support to external customers and identify business needs
  • Strong skills in Excel for data analysis. 
  • Advance Power point for professional presentations.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills required.
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles including cost allocation methods a plus. Produce yearly customer and departmental reporting for tracking customer or service issues  
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • English and Spanish is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree or more than 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD).
  • Proficiency in Portuguese is highly preferred

Additional Information

Work Hours

Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

Travel Requirements

This position requires the incumbent to travel for work +-5% of the time.

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, and reach with hands and arms.

EEO Statement

Visa is an EEO Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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