Strategy Manager, Platforms & Financial Services

Commercial Business Development Amsterdam

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

Strategy Manager, Platforms & Financial Services 

As Adyen continues to expand and deepen its product suite, we are looking for committed, strategic team members to drive global strategy amongst Platforms & Financial Services (P&FS) customers. 

The Global Platform Strategy team is part of the broader Platforms & Financial Services (P&FS) Pillar. Our team mission is to unlock Adyen’s potential in Platform & Financial Services through setting global platform strategy and working on needle-moving initiatives. We will drive revenue at scale by setting direction, driving global commercial execution, and laying the foundation for our pillar team to develop impactful strategies. 

Team objectives include:

  • Ensuring that our pre-GTM strategy captures the expectations of future customers.
  • Answer the most needle-moving questions for Adyen to continue growing commercial success across Platform verticals.

The Strategy Manager - Global Platform Strategy will play a critical role in the team’s future. This person will have global responsibility and will work in partnership with global go-to-market, partnerships, and product teams to see through our ambitions. You will provide structure and a data-driven commercial lens to help define our product strategy for P&FS. And you will orchestrate go-to-market enablement of key products and capabilities, rolling up your sleeves to get the job done when needed.  

What you’ll do

  • Use the frameworks and skillset of a Strategy Consultant to structure answers to the mission critical questions impacting our future success in Platforms & Financial Services. 
  • Work with the GTM, Ops, and Solutions teams to ground our new product strategies in business need, operational costs, and definition of success.
  • Understand external trends and insights about our users, products, and industry and help shape the positioning of our solution.
  • Drive cross-company projects that support the scaling of key solution-related processes, for example related to enhancing product analytics.
  • Strategic, outside-of-the-box thinker with ability to identify new opportunities and execute to capture them quickly.
  • Strong communicator able to challenge the status quo and influence across functions, levels and customers.
  • Curious / collaborative approach that includes diverse ideas / inputs.

Who you are

  • You have a minimum of 7+ years of management consulting or related experience.
  • You are structured in your way of thinking, take a customer-first mindset, and enjoy working at the intersection of product and commercial strategy. 
  • You are an enthusiastic and experienced problem solver; you identify challenges and can design and implement innovative solutions. 
  • You are flexible in how you approach different stakeholders & topics and are  always committed and very hands-on in getting things done.
  • You have experience with go-to-market strategies, business cases and market studies 
  • You have a strong affinity for numbers and live by an analytical approach.
  • You feel comfortable in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment where you will be driving multiple projects whilst continuously evaluating and prioritizing them to maximize impact.
  • You can prioritize and communicate efficiently.
  • Ability to travel internationally and work across time zones.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

This role is based out of our Amsterdam office. We are an office-first company and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles.


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