|Business Development Director|
|Key Purpose of the Role: • Accountable for managing and leading a team of dedicated Business Development “hunters” in country/region of responsibility. Sales income forms a key part of the overall commercial budget delivery and a core part of the future growth strategy • Provide team leadership and management, including building personal development plans and aligning objectives, incentives etc to facilitate delivery of the eCommerce strategy Key role deliverables: • Manage and lead Business Development team including: • Regularly reviewing individuals’ performance and recommending actions to improve • Providing feedback via observing customer meetings and calls, 1-1 sessions and performance management reviews • Develop and implement measures and KPIs and use to assess the performance of the team portfolio • Facilitate team delivery of annual new business objectives. Activities include: o Overseeing vertical planning, reviewing plans and making recommendations o Supporting BDMs in commercial discussions, attending meetings and overseeing follow-up if necessary o Facilitating close collaboration between BDMs, Relationship Managers and Vertical Leads, Delivery and Product Managers to develop solutions and advice (e.g. legal/regulatory) o Identifying new market entry opportunities for merchants to develop global coverage o Overseeing the building and maintenance of new customer pipelines • Work with regional peers to present a consistent global message to customers including building the WorldPay brand through presence at trade shows, speaking, engagements etc • Train and develop (new) team members • Lead the roll out of the new CRM tool into the key accounts portfolio • Act as point of escalation for all issues, complaints, opportunities • Attend regular service and account review meetings with merchants and Business Development Manager Key Relationships: Business Development team Merchants Relationship Management Product and Delivery What we look for in our people: Our Personality • Smart • Spirited • Helpful Our Behaviours • We solve problems • We use our imagination and innovate • We communicate effectively • We are resilient • Results are important • We mean what we say Skills and Abilities Sound knowledge of various operating models around merchant introduction, on-boarding, compliance, contracts and revenue sharing arrangements End to end understanding of internal capabilities and limitations to support above across platforms, geographies and business arrears (acquiring, fraud, gateway) Experience of operating in a fast paced, commercial sales environment Experience of building, shaping and developing a team to deliver stretching business objectives Experience of working in a remote location and coordinating the site activities as well as working with a remote HQ Experience of senior stakeholder engagement in client organisations Capable of negotiating multi-million pound contracts at main board level with Finance Directors and Treasurers of FTSE 100 companies. Working understanding of the acquiring and payments industry Experience of building “trusted partner” relationships with clients Personality • A passionate team player, seamlessly collaborating with merchants and WorldPay teams to build a better solution • A forward-thinking partner of merchants, developing innovative solutions to support their growth|
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Our purpose is to be the partner for connected commerce for businesses around the world. We do the right thing by providing the best possible service and helping our customers to prosper.
We provide the essential financial tools necessary to support businesses. As our customers approach the new order of commerce, we aim to connect dots the world over, so that whether it requires them to make one connection or fifty, they only need to connect once, through us. This means they’re free to focus on their growth and development while we make it happen.
We simplify payments by breaking through borders and obstacles to help businesses grow. So it’s essential we keep ahead of the curve. This means utilising and developing online payments, merchant apps, mobile, contactless and other technological advancements. We’re proud that we lead the way in creating forward thinking, elegant solutions.
We are the number 1 acquirer globally.
We operate globally and serve merchants across 146 countries with 25 office locations in our key markets.
And we process 31 million transactions every day across the world.
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