Head of Payments - Based in Malta

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We are looking for a Head of Payments that is well versed on different payment service options, manage the Payments department and will be responsible for negotiating stable acceptance rates, low rolling reserves, implementation of payments policies and procedures in line with our operating markets as well as oversee day-to-day operations.

A Taste of what you will be doing:

  • Report to the Chief Operating Officer
  • Overseeing the payments processing function
  • Sourcing new payment options and widening the spectrum of different payment methods that are currently used
  • Managing commercial relationships with third party providers by negotiating and re-negotiating contracts in order to maintain cost effectiveness
  • Identifying marketing opportunities and keeping up to date with the latest payment methods
  • Building and maintaining tools and reporting to continuously monitor and improve payments performance
  • Developing the right operational processes for each PSP
  • Supporting other departments in particular finance department in optimizing the payment setup including the conversion of deposits, monetisation and acceptance rates
  • Presenting reports and analytics to the management team as well as communicate payments roadmap to ensure that the priorities are on track
  • Willingness to travel to payment related conferences and expos
  • Recruitment and training of Payment Product Specialists

What are we looking for:

  • At least four years of previous experience within Payment Solutions operating within the MGA markets
  • Sound knowledge of current laws, regulations and common practices in Payments
  • Passionate about driving a cost-effective payment process
  • Strong negotiation skills to drive cost-effective payment processes  
  • Proven track record of growing, coaching, and developing teams whilst also empowering team members to reach business goals
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken


  • Job reference
    REF 2734
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  • Primary job focus
    Strategy & Project Management
  • Job type
    Full Time
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