Payment Methods Leader

Bogota, Colombia /
GPO LATAM - Sales /
About PayU 
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. 

As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

About the Role:

Be part of the PayU team ! We are looking for our next Payments Methods Leader who will be responsible for articulating the strategy among the different payments companies (payments, processors, psp, fintech, technology) to reach cost efficiency, better connectivity, operations, identifying innovative products and solutions for the company.

What you will do:

Keep track of regulatory and industry  standards and requirements from schemes and processors
Identify opportunities to reach efficiency in costs, connectivity, operations.
Being able to have talks with different seniorities in different payment companies
Actively collaborate with internal and stakeholders like risk operations, sales, payment partnerships, product and all the local processors and payment companies in Colombia.
Identify and develop new opportunities for the business in Colombia.
Supervise competitors locally and abroad.

What you will need to succeed:
Bachelor degree in business administration, industrial engineering, economy or similar degrees.
Approximately 3 to 5 years of experience in banking, digital payments, financial services, fintech businesses, payment aggregation, prepaid payment instruments, bill payments, intellectual property or technology companies.
Ability to work in a highly dynamic environment and collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders.
Experience working with B2B and B2C fintech companies, investment firms or other financial services will be viewed favourably.
Ability to think through new products, expansion into new market verticals and areas related to innovation fintech and financial solutions.
Experience in developing and implementing processes for efficient and streamlined operations surrounding contract negotiations and processes.
Knowledge about the acquiring ecosystem in Colombia is a must.
English proficiency is a must

About us:  
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more 

Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.