Global Head of Merchant Risk

United States
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United States

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Our client a leading international payments firm seeks a Global Head of Merchant Risk to report directly to the Group Chief Risk Officer.

Tasked with building and developing a diverse team of technical specialists, you will lead and manage all global merchant risks to minimise losses and ensure profitable growth. Driving best practice across underwriting, the Global Head of Merchant Risk will guarantee credit & fraud policy development, portfolio management and process enhancement are robust and in line with regulatory expectations. In addition, you will also be responsible for managing merchant risk recoveries.

The role demands an effective and charismatic risk leader able to establish and nurture relationships with the senior leadership teams. Aiding and contributing to senior level decision making and the global strategic policy, you will need to possess in-depth knowledge of merchant risk within the payments or credit card industries.

This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic and diverse organisation. Given the broad nature of the role, exceptional mental agility, emotional intelligence and an inquisitive nature, combined with the stature and confidence necessary to constructively challenge established senior executive thinking, will be paramount to your success.

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