Payments and Scheme Manager

IT · London, London, City of
Department IT
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Jaja are looking for a Cards Scheme and Payments Manager to drive forward and own our payments proposition, management and compliance. 

In particular, you will be doing the following: 

  • Responsible for the day-to-day relationship with Schemes (primarily VISA) 
  • Implement card scheme rules (primarily Visa)regulations, bulletins and changes, translating them into requirements for the business  
  • Work with the relevant teams to deliver scheme changes with end-to-end accountability for delivery, including our payments processor on all items relating to scheme and payments interaction and compliance 
  • Own scheme related workstreams during new product launches 
  • Work closely with the product teams as a scheme SME to build a product that delivers a great user experience whilst also ensuring scheme requirements are met  
  • As an SME in schemes and payments, supporting strategic direction of payments strategy within the business 
  • Ensure risk management processes are robust and occur in a timely manner, including  
  • Liaising with key internal (e.g. Legal, Risk, MLRO, Finance/Reconciliations etc) and external (e.g. Regulators, advisors, vendors, partners etc) stakeholders as required 


Essential Skills 

  • Background and experience of issuing, with a technical understanding of card schemes in the payments and/or financial services space 
  • Experience launching new card products to market working directly with schemes and payment processors 
  • Experience and knowledge of scheme fees and charging  
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills 
  • Technical knowledge and strong experience of managing card scheme rules from identification all the way to implementation 
  • Good understanding of chargebacks, STIP and settlement processes 
  • Knowledge of UK payment schemes, i.e. Faster Payments, BACS (incl Direct Debit implementation), and the associative operating and regulatory bodies (for example, Pay, UK, Payments System Regulator) 
  • Experience implementing and managing mobile payments platforms (Apple and Google Pay) 
  • Knowledge and experience of the regulatory requirements relating to payment services (PSRs, EMRs, PARs, PSD2, Open Banking etc) 
  • Knowledge of the payments space and all key players including issuers, acquirers, merchants and networks 

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