Card Scheme Manager

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Card Scheme Manager - Latin America

Adyen is looking for a Card Scheme Manager who will advance Adyen’s strategy and agenda with the global payment networks (Visa, Mastercard, American Express), as well as local payment methods and schemes in Latin America. This is an essential role on the global acquiring team. The primary focus of this role is Latin America, but we do keep up with developments globally.

You will manage one or more of Adyen’s strategic payment partners and use your influence and tenacity to build strong inroads across their organization and ultimately elevate these relationships to a top-tier status. You will work closely with our peers in LatAm, alongside our teammates across the globe - primarily in Amsterdam, Singapore, and San Francisco.

This role requires a blend of skills including: knowledge of a variety of partnerships and stakeholder engagement models, strategic thinking, initiative management, creativity, and an overall desire to be an accelerator for our business. 

This role is based in our Sao Paulo office and will report to the VP of Acquiring and Payment Partnerships LatAm.

What you’ll do:

  • Define and execute on a comprehensive and proactive partnership strategy with one or more of the payment networks.
  • Manage all aspects of the partnership including prioritization of key focus areas, structuring / negotiation of new initiatives, and ongoing partner management. 
  • Elevate Adyen’s influence & positioning through facilitating joint product development, co-marketing, and other opportunities.
  • Develop and execute programs to further Adyen’s strategic goals and overall positioning in key markets and segments.
  • Provide your expertise in discussing global payment trends, rules, and regulations with internal stakeholders.
  • Participate in Quarterly Business Reviews with our top merchants to provide insights as needed.
  • Partner with product managers in the development of new products.
  • Manage escalations from local and global teams, and ensure resolution with the right teams at the payment networks.
  • Work with teammates globally to review the impact of Card Scheme updates, share perspectives, and seek clarity.
  • Ensure core Operating responsibilities are being fulfilled, including network reporting, certifications, etc.

Who you are:

  • Solid related experience in Card-based Payments. Bonus points for International experience. 
  • Experience building + managing relationships with external senior business leaders and others across a partner organization.
  • Deep understanding of the payments landscape, with the critical thinking skills to comprehend and interpret emerging trends.
  • Strong written / verbal communication skills, and an experienced presenter.
  • Effective and self-sufficient with the ability to operate comfortably and independently within a complex global environment.
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English. Spanish is a plus.

Who we are

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Casper, Bonobos and L'Oreal.

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