The Coventry Building Society has been protecting the interests of its members for well over 125 years. Following the merger with Stroud & Swindon Building Society on 1 September 2010, there are now over 1.5 million members and over 1,600 staff, more than 75% of which are directly involved in servicing the needs of members, either in-branch or from their award-winning call centre.
Coventry Building Society is now the 3rd largest building society in the UK.
We understand the importance of making our members and employees feel valued. We aim to ensure that all of our employees have equal opportunities to progress in their careers and enjoy working at the Coventry.
It's this approach that makes the Coventry a happy place to work, given us Investor in People status since 1997 and has also won us numerous industry awards, for our approach to training and development.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Payments professional to join the Payment & Card Services team. An experienced manager, you will have responsibility for ensuring that payment and transactional services for the Society are operationally fit for purpose as well as ensuring that the Society remains compliant with relevant statutory and regulatory frameworks for electronic payments.
This is a key appointment to strengthen P&CS and, as a member of the management team, you will have a detailed working knowledge of the payments industry and scheme rules (PSR, FP, CHAPS, BACS and SWIFT). You will likely have experience of managing an operational business unit in a comparable FS setting, in addition to managing relationships with third party partners.
You will be a resourceful, self-motivated, well organised and detail-conscious individual who enjoys working as part of a team that prides itself on customer service. The job holder will understand the importance of collaborative working and be confident with managing workstreams across multiple stakeholders including Compliance, Operational Risk, Finance, Business Systems and Audit.
This will involve defining and managing delivery of payments related projects and business change initiatives, as well as providing regular updates on progress to executive management, internal and external stakeholders. Applicants must therefore have excellent communication and presentation skills, with a thorough understanding of Microsoft packages – PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel.
Although the role does not currently have any direct reports, the job holder will be expected to deputise for the Head of Payment & Card Services on occasion , accordingly you will have the gravitas, leadership qualities and confidence to deal with senior and executive management from across the Society.
The role will be based at Oakfield House, but will be required to travel occasionally between all CBS Head Office Sites in Coventry - Binley Business Park, Economic House and Customer Fulfilment Centre.
This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career within a leading Building Society.
Apply now on: http://www.cardandpaymentjobs.com/client/coventry-building-society-353.htm