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Product Manager (Payments) - P136829_S2

Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    P136829_S2

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Assesses the performance of and shapes the structure and direction of new and existing product lines and leads the development and execution of strategic product plans for key initiatives such as the introduction of new products, product line extensions or product enhancements. Accountable for achieving specific goals for each product, including evaluating product performance and identifying innovations to address customer needs and improve product performance in the market.

Responsibilities

  • Identify sources, monitor, analyze and interpret key product performance metrics including financials, network volumes, other key statistics and internal/external customer feedback trends, then develop and communicate findings and make strategic and tactical recommendations for performance improvements.
  • Define and execute strategic product road-maps to build new products, enhance existing products or improve performance.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop strategies and methodologies to on-board new partners.
  • Track and understand industry trends, research findings and competitive innovations.
  • Provide business analysis and reporting on a periodic basis.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop or support sales efforts or go-to-market strategies.
  • Serve as Product Management business lead on cross-functional teams, including internal departments such as Sales, Operations, Legal, Marketing, Finance, Technology in the evaluation, development, management and/or enhancement of assigned products and/or programs.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Social Sciences, Business, Marketing, Communications or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Card Payments, Network, Acquiring, Issuing, Mobile Technologies, Digital Payments or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience in Card Payments, Network, Acquiring, Issuing, Mobile Technologies, Digital Payments or related field including Product Management experience

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in Information Technology, Social Sciences, Business, Marketing, Communications or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Fintech platforms, start-ups, or related field
  • Aptitude for research, analysis and evaluation of market offerings in the payments industry
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work closely with or lead other departments in reaching product goals
  • Ability to work both at a detailed level and synthesize details into a holistic view
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and executive-level management
  • Curiosity: Ability to consume and synthesize large amounts of information
  • Aptitude for the payments network industry
  • Independent: Very self-directed
  • Results oriented: Ability to drive projects to completion

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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Industry

  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-09-12 Expires: 2019-10-12

Welcome to Discover
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