Head of Payments, Central & Eastern Europe

(London, United Kingdom)

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Facebook is seeking a Strategic Partner Manager, Payments to lead Central and Eastern Europe. We want someone who is passionate about financial services and the convergence of technology, online payments, eCommerce, social media and business strategy in the EMEA region. The Payments team at Facebook is responsible for developing and managing the relationships with companies that allow us to enable great consumer experiences while expanding capabilities and monetisation opportunities on our platform. The Central & Eastern Europe leader will work to engage with the C-suite of financial services, payments and commerce partners in the region. They will also work cross-functionally with internal teams - product, engineering, legal, marketing and operations - to develop new capabilities and improve user experience.


  • Manage existing relationships with banks, payments, commerce, networks and other financial technology companies
  • Identify & execute upon new opportunities for partners to leverage the FB platform that will expand channels and experiences in payments and commerce
  • Identify new regional partners, negotiate business and lead cross-functional integrations
  • Partner with Product and Engineering teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities
  • Partner with Communications, Marketing, Finance, Legal, Compliance and other cross-functional teams to successfully launch partner products and services on our platform
  • Inform, influence, support, and execute our product decisions by deep industry and market expertise and experience
  • Track, analyse, influence, and communicate key metrics that drive user engagement and activity in financial services on the platform

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven financial services industry leader with 10-15+ years of experience in industry and in region
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills with an ability to influence, combined with a passion for execution
  • Experience in regional business roles with an emphasis on payments and commerce relationships
  • Strategic thinker capable of driving internal stakeholders to a consensus
  • Experience working and negotiating with external business partners and vendors
  • Strong quantitative abilities and intuition, exceptional analytical skills
  • Excellent project management ability
  • capable of leading multiple time-sensitive, cross-functional projects
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • BA or BS Degree or higher
  • Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:
  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Pension Benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Ride2Work
  • Childcare Benefits
  • Other Benefits Gym Pruhealth Partner Gyms
  • Transport
  • Laundry Benefits, UK Holiday Calendar
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): 25 Paid vacation days per year
  • Posted: 26th July 2017
  • Closing date: 24th August 2017

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