Description : Acquiring Partner Manager  (130569) 

Job Description

Acquiring Partner Manager

Location: London

Job Description

About us:

SafeCharge is a global payment technology company with extensive growth plans for Europe, Asia and American markets. SafeCharge has been in the payments industry for more than a decade providing technology-based innovative payment solutions to a broad range of blue-chip clients. Our offices are spread across EMEA and recently established our APAC and LATAM operations.

About the position:

The Acquiring Partner Manager will be responsible for managing and growing partnerships with acquirers for the SafeCharge group entities across different regions. The successful candidate will ensure all aspects of partner acquiring management, including but not limited to:
  • Acting as a single point of contact for escalations and commercial discussions for SafeCharge's existing portfolio of acquiring partners.
  • Working closely with cross functional teams (Finance, Compliance, Sales, Development, Risk, Legal, etc.) to resolve acquiring partner's queries in a professional and timely manner.
  • Keeping track of open queries related to acquiring partners ensuring timely resolution by the relevant teams and intervening proactively to avoid escalations being raised.
  • Performing weekly/monthly calls (depending on partner's size) with acquiring partners to build rapport and ensure high maintenance of our partnerships.
  • Managing contract reviews and negotiations to renew acquiring partner agreements.
  • Understanding acquiring partner's growth strategies and how these are linked to SafeCharge's PNL and product suite.
  • Providing cost base analysis for the acquiring partner's portfolio on a monthly basis to ensure all accounts are profitable and in line with forecast.
  • Identifying additional revenue opportunities within each acquiring partner.
  • Acting as an ambassador of SafeCharge's brand during meetings and events where acquiring partners require our presence.
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations to assess partnership's performance.
  • Maintaining and update partnership's database/folders with accurate and relevant information and communicate changes to relevant stakeholders.
  • Delivering training sessions to internal stakeholders on new developments in the partner's services, processes, etc.
  • Increasing partner's revenues through price renegotiation, cross selling or new other initiatives.

  • 5 years' experience with the card and payments industry managing large accounts. Acquiring experience desirable.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Presentation skills.

Key Skills
  • Excellent communication/relationship management and negotiation skills
  • A proven ability to maximize every opportunity including cross-selling
  • Have thorough knowledge of acquiring, payment ecosystem and current market trends.
  • An ability to work under pressure and take responsibility with minimal supervision
  • An aptitude to detect gaps, analyze and propose solutions
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective time management skills
  • Team work ethic
Location  London
Published On  22/11/2019