Senior Manager, Payment Security and Compliance - Level 5

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.


Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary and have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

Job Description

If you think you could support Visa as a Senior Manager, Payment Security and Compliance, we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.


What’s it all about?

Within the Ecosystem Risk department responsible for managing Visa’s Payment Card Industry Related compliance and risk operation programs for the Europe region.

What we expect of you, day to day.

  • Contribute to defining and delivering the Visa Europe Region’s payment system risk strategy as part of the ecosystem risk team.

  • Implement and manage Visa’s data security compliance programs in Europe e.g. Card vendor program, PIN and Verified by Visa (VbV), based on business needs and knowledge of external market practice and industry standards.

  • Implement and manage Visa’s Third Party Agent and VisaNet Processor programs in Europe.

  • Act as subject matter expert for topics relating to payment ecosystem agents and intermediaries, having a detailed knowledge of the operation of all agents and intermediaries and the risk such entities bring to the payment ecosystem.

  • Lead the development of Visa’s compliance capability within Europe through effective management of Visa’s risk operation systems (Global Fraud Information Service – GFIS, Fraud Reporting System – FIS).

  • Oversee Client and Stakeholder Support mechanisms and management of the compliance program mailboxes.

  • Provide bespoke data security and risk operations training to client and internal stakeholders.

  • Oversee the implementation of policy and practice for data security compliance programs, ensuring compliance with local legislation.

  • Maintain awareness of innovative thinking, industry practice and governance around data security risk operation programs as relevant to Visa.

  • Deliver the budget proposal for the function and manage the reporting against this budget.

  • Provide thought leadership on the requirements of data security and risk operation programs.

  • Team leadership for data security function and responsible for ad-hoc activities to support risk or regulatory objectives.


What we're after...

  • Significant information security experience in a relevant industry including sound knowledge and experience of information security related technologies and practices.

  • Several years’ practical senior level experience within the risk or compliance operation of a multi-channel payment service provider. 

  • Extensive knowledge of the Payment Card ecosystem, acquiring, issuing, processors, agents and intermediaries.

  • People management experience.

  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.

  • Strong communications, interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Ability to liaise with and influence stakeholders at multiple levels of seniority, both internally and externally.

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, or have equivalent work experience.

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CPP qualifications desirable.


Additional Information

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!


Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

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