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Head of EMEA - Corporate Payments


Payments Recruitment

£140,000 - £180,000 Per Annum


Airline / Aviation and Travel Payments,Card payment schemes/systems,Commercial cards,Credit cards,Senior Executive,Strategy,Travel/T&E

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

Head of EMEA - Corporate Payment Solutions
Can be based anywhere in Europe, the role involves regular travel
£140,000k basic + substantial bonus & senior leader benefits package

Payments Recruitment have been retained by our client, a leading global financial services business. Focused on streamlining payment solutions for large corporates, they have an award-winning range of technology, products and services to offer, supported by an international team of experts. Due to ongoing promotion and development within the senior leadership team, we have been tasked with finding them a new Head of EMEA. As a key leadership role, this position will have true value within the business, working closely with your direct reports (country managers) as well as key members of their commercial teams.

The role:

  • overall leadership & responsibility for the EMEA region, with 7 country heads reporting into you
  • responsibility for regional strategy, budgets, P&L and a member of the global senior leadership team 
  • create and deliver your vision for a strategic growth plan for your regions

The successful candidate:

  • an experienced senior leader with EMEA wide experience
  • confidence to create and deliver a strategy, able to navigate politically at senior levels
  • want to make a difference, push the rapid progression of change
  • sales/commercial leadership exposure, ability to people lead & manage, influence & set goals
  • advanced communication, negotiation, strategic, tactical and commercial skills in a complex global environment

It would be beneficial to have a background within one or more of the following areas: 

payments, cards, financial services, treasury/finance, travel technology, travel payments, virtual cards, data-driven technology