Payments Expert, Blockchain

Location: London, UK
Date Posted: 06-23-2017
Our client is a cutting edge Blockchain startup providing innovative payment solutions. They're an emerging leader in this fast-paced niche, and looking for a Payments Expert to join their dynamic team.

As the cryptocurrency market continues to grow and outpace traditional asset classes, there is a growing need to provide products and services that meet the demands of traders and "investors" of tokens.

As the Payments Expert you will work closely alongside the Founders and team to launch a new game changing product for their existing client and consumer base.

You will:  
  • Provide expert guidance to Founders on all things related to "traditional" payments and the impact industry standards will have on the product and on the company. 
  • Work closely with the Project Manager and the Management team to ensure the successful delivery of the project against revenue and business targets.
  • Work closely with the Founders to create and ensure the company is fully operational and that procedures are in place that support the full scope of the product. 
  • Assist department heads to develop and build the financial operations, banking, client accounts and general systems based on your expert payments knowledge.
  • Be the main go-to-person in the company to research and propose remedies involving complex payments situations that affect operational or product changes. 
  • Be the in "resident" payments expert who supports and enhances the function of all other departments.
  • Work with Legal to ensure that the company is conducting proper due diligence and adhering to payment industry standards and regulations.
  • Assist and advise the Partnerships Manager on contract negotiations, on boarding and conducting business with stakeholders and partners. 
  • Assist and create processes for on boarding customers and dealing with crisis communications protocol.
  • Gather information and share findings about the evolving cryptocurrency space and how it will impact the company's product.
  • Be a thought leader in the space and from time to time, write opinion pieces about the impact of innovation on the payments space.


You bring:
  • A minimum of  5 years experience in payments
  • Demonstrated cross functional knowledge of the Payment industry with a strong focus on operations and relationship management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Ability to build workflow processes and systems from the ground up
  • Strong project management skills
  • A high level of curiosity and strong technical and business acumen
  • Experience working on cross-border projects 
  • Strong desire and willingness to learn about cryptocurrency and Blockchain
  • Experience setting up a brand new department and product offering is highly desirable but not necessary.
Competitive base salary + bonus + equity
 
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