General Manager, Europe - Payments

Posted 07 February 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLeadership & General Management

Job Description

Working for an established International cross border payments business that has recently had a large amount of investment and is looking to increase their footprint across Europe, is looking to hire a General Manager based in Amsterdam.

As the General Manager for Europe, you will be tasked to lead the growth strategy and expansion of the European business, building a culture of high performance and execution.

The role reports directly to the CEO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying new opportunities for growth that fit the strategic proposition in European markets and be accountable for the turnover, revenue and profit
  • Develop, agree and implement a European expansion strategy, scaling in existing markets and launching in new
  • Collaborate with the CEO and global country management team to identify areas of best practice and ensure process consistency across regions
  • Responsible for development and submission of the EU budget/forecasts and accountable for achieving budget and remaining within agreed expenditure targets unless agreed with CEO
  • Build collaborative relationships with key support functions, locally and Globally to ensure the success of the European strategy

Key Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of the European SME landscape, the needs and wants of our customers
  • Support people and teams who appropriately question the status quo and innovate for the future; is honest when ideas can’t be progressed, or action can’t be taken
  • A true growth specialist with experience of leading and launching businesses into new territories
  • Have a strong background in Payments/Fintech
  • Balance the needs of the organisation with the needs of the local business