|Strategy Manager (Airlines & Travel)|
|Marketing and Product|
Why is Airlines & Travel Strategy Manager the next step for you?The eCommerce Business Unit at Worldpay is thriving! We focus on 5 key vertical markets, specifically Airlines, Travel, Retail, Digital Content and Gambling. In these markets we partner with highly innovative, fast growing customers, delivering market leading payment solutions. We don’t just bring payments knowledge and experience; we bring deep expertise of each specific vertical market, tailored product propositions and deep integrations into the vertical’s ecosystems.
The Strategy team operates at the heart of the eCommerce business unit, driving differentiated value for our customers. Our people are our competitive advantage. We offer an energetic, entrepreneurial working environment with great opportunities for you to learn and grow. This is a great time to join an already successful business and further develop your career.
You will help develop, lead and deliver key strategic initiatives, primarily supporting the global airline and travel team whilst also driving broader business objectives. You will also be planning, coordinating and managing a diverse range of eCommerce projects. These projects will frequently involve an analytical component and will also require engaging with critical stakeholders from across the business, e.g.: colleagues within the vertical team (marketing & partner), Product and Delivery.
What does the role involve?
This is a UK based role but will incorporate regular contact with and travel to all priority markets and regions including US, EMEA, LATAM and APAC.
You will be driving firm-wide implementation of key strategic projects (such as entering new markets); progressing product and marketing initiatives (such as launching new products) and supporting delivery of Sales, Operations and Technology programs (such as refreshing the go-to-market proposition).
You have a Bachelor’s degree and several years of work experience at an airline or travel practice of a strategy consultancy firm and / or in a strategic planning function within an airline or travel organisation.
What will make you the right fit for the team?
A good understanding of the payment industry would be beneficial but not a deal breaker.
You ideally had a broad role, operating across complex business environments and have a good analytical pedigree, strong project management skills and an ability to develop, lead and execute complex initiatives. You are a confident communicator and networker, with good influencing skills.
You have been central to wide-ranging strategic decision-making processes and are comfortable making choices and assessing trade-offs. You are a natural collaborator with an ability to build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally.
Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.
How is Worldpay changing the world?
Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.
Would you like to apply to this job?
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.
Whatever your talent and expertise, we’ve got a lot to offer. Match your skills to one of our vacancies.