Visa Managed Services (VMS) is a newly created service offering, providing clients with the benefit of Visa expertise by placing dedicated, knowledgeable resources into our client sites.
This strategic initiative will bring value to our clients by ensuring the execution of long-term projects or through managing an augmented Visa capability deployed with built-in quality assurance, governance and tools that will enhance success chances.
VMS is a new initiative undertaken by Visa Consulting & Analytics, whereby Visa will be deploying multiple teams of resources to key clients.
The Program Lead will serve as the VMS lead in a key client of Visa in Germany.
The VMS Lead will report into Visa Central Europe (CE) Consulting team and The VMS lead in London.
What we expect of you, day to day...
Lead the cards portfolio migration programme within an important Visa client and provide direction to the different tracks of the programme (e.
g., programme management, stakeholder engagement, etc)
Coordination and active management of the VMS team within the client assuring the value delivered, meeting Visa’s high standards and to client’s satisfaction
Provide high level visibility and drive strategic initiatives for the programme, reporting progress into CE VCA and VMS functions, maintaining governance and oversight
Coordination with the Visa Hub teams in terms of cards migrations best practices and state-of-the-art transactional data analysis
Drive the Design, Plan, Execution and Engagement for a successful card portfolio conversion within the client. This could mean defining & designing what the overall portfolio conversion strategy will look like, building out the portfolio conversion strategy requirements, live strategy implementation and conversion of card customers, as well as executing the post-conversion tracking and performance measurement
Leading the deployed Visa team and project managing the delivery strategies of developed solutions with a true entrepreneurial spirit.
Ensure collaboration and overall integration between programme tracks
Handling aspects of Data / Operation / Strategy / Business Development / Marketing / Sales / Product / Growth / Digital concurrently as necessary
Understand our clients’ business objectives, needs, plans, etc. together with the Central Europe Account Management Team
Identify opportunities and improvements to grow the business of our clients
Develop and propose appropriate project approaches and business solutions to the client
Provide Thought Leadership knowledge and projects regarding the future of payment and retail banking to our client
Leverage Visa’s innovation, product and data capabilities to further grow our clients’ business by working together with the VMS / VCA and product teams
Build and retain Visa Consulting relationships with our client
Generate ideas and opportunities for future engagements with the client
Proven experience with change management and leading large transformations.
Deep project / programme management, financial and budget management in technology, technology consulting, and technology processes.
Solid understanding of delivery techniques, methodologies, and best practices. Hands-on experience with Waterfall and Agile frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)
Substantial experience in retail banking and / or payment card industry and / or merchant retail business desirable.
High intellectual capability evidenced by excellent analytical skills
Comprehensive knowledge of tools and the use of data insights for business growth in a digital and technology-driven environment
Excellent client relationship management skills (also on senior executive level and across all levels of an organisation)
Excellent sales orientation, experience selling major projects / ideas to senior management
Fluent in local language and English both verbally and written
Excellent presentation and communication skills (written and verbal) including an ability to comprehend and convey technical information
High levels of integrity and business ethics
Willingness to maintain professional development
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!
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