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The Senior Digital Payment Solution Manager, CEE has primary ownership and accountability for bringing new digital Visa products and solutions to market to ensure Visa continues to hold its leadership position in driving the growth of core products and digital payments with primary focus on Slovak market.
Additionally, develops compelling consumer product propositions and use subject matter expertise as well as thought leadership to help account executives win new business.  

This role requires an experienced and digitally savvy professional who has demonstrated thought leadership in development and management of the payment product strategy for large organizations. 
The Sr. Digital Payment Solutions manager works closely with other Product teams, Client Engagement and Merchant Sales and Acquiring as well as other stakeholders such as Processing, Risk, Finance, Marketing, etc. teams to deliver on projects that are typically complex, strategic and cross-functional in nature.

The right candidate must possess solid technical and functional understanding of payment systems, core products, protocols and frameworks, and this has to balance with business acumen and commercial instincts. Familiarity with technologies and systems used in payments, mobile and e-commerce, specifically, in areas of 3-D Secure, authentication, NFC, tokenization, remote payments, as also a working knowledge of system interconnection methods (APIs, SDKs, ISO messages etc.) is expected. The candidate must also have strong coordination and project management skills to be able to deliver on large cross-functional projects working with colleagues and partners across multiple geographies and time zones. 

The role is based in Bratislava and will require occasional travel across CEE, and Visa’s Europe headquarters in London. 

Day to day activities

  • Owner of the Visa products and solutions with focus on digital and innovations

  • Primary responsibility is focus on Slovakia market with support on specific priority topics for other CEE markets

  • Identify strategic opportunities for Visa capabilities through a strong understanding of various customer segment business needs, leveraging Visa solutions across multiple platforms

  • Working hand-in-hand with colleagues from other functional areas the role holder must be a catalyst for development of new solutions leveraging Visa’s and external platform capabilities

  • Thought leadership with internal and external stake holders including participation in industry events, regulator and government engagement to formulate strategy to drive regulation change where needed

  • Partner with Account Executives to develop and execute account strategies, objectives and plans to increase revenue and market share for strategic Financial and non-Financial accounts

  • Understand market environment and provide inputs into country strategies and account plans

  • Track competition activity and continually be focused on ensuring that Visa’s products and solutions deployed in the market meet all relevant consumer and merchant payment needs

  • Foster in-depth and productive relationships at all levels with the client and the Visa organization


This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.




  • Mid to senior level experience in the payments, mobile, software, hardware or technology services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree is an advantage
  • Experience with new product development and ability to translate client needs into product requirements 
  • Strong understanding of consumer debit and credit products and digital payments
  • Proven track record related to digitization in financial services industry
  • Demonstrated leadership and experience in new product development and deployment 
  • Demonstrated track record of planning, managing and delivering on complex cross functional projects from conceptualization to launch
  • Strategic thinking and thought leadership
  • Understanding of and experience working with payment technologies related to eCommerce, Tokenization, EMV, NFC, Mobile, IOT etc.
  • Ability to work within a complex and often ambiguous environment, and to influence senior management and other relevant parties
  • Executive presence, strong written and oral communication-including large-group presentations

Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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