Manager Strategic Business Development F/M

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Publish Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Courbevoie - La Défense - 92, Ile-De-France, FR

Company: worldline

About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide. With its global reach and its commitment to innovation, Worldline is the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and third-party acquirers as well as public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies in all sectors. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain, fostering their business growth wherever they are. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Financial Services and Mobility & e-Transactional Services include domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, both in-store and online, highly-secure payment transaction processing, a broad portfolio of payment terminals as well as e-ticketing and digital services in the industrial environment. In 2019 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of 5.3 billion euros.

Job title: Manager Business development


Mission of MS-FI Business Development team 

- Setting up partnership with banks and financial institutions is one of the key pillars of Worldline Merchant Services (MS) growth strategy. The Go-to-Market "MS-Financial Institutions" (MS-FI) has recently been created to adress this new distribution channel and 2021 was a very successful year, with partnerships signed with BNL in Italy, Handelsbanken in the Nordics and Eurobank in Greece. Within the Go-to-market MS-FI, the Business Development Unit's mission is to sign new partnerships - commercial or capitalistic (eg JV) - with banks and financial institutions. 

- The role of the team is end-to-end: we cover the full deal lifecycle, from screening and sourcing of potential opportunities to deal signing and closing (in close relationship with teams typically involved in M&A). We are also in charge of the integration of the partner within Merchant Services.

- Scope : worldwide, with a focus on Europe.


Your missions will be :

  • Identify, pitch, propose tailor-made partnerships  
    • Identify and assess potential opportunities and define strategy to address them in line with MS-FI  priorities
    • Pitch our value proposition to banks and financial institutions at different levels in the organisation, in discovery meetings, innovation workshops, CxO meetings, involving WL Excom members
    • Build and propose tailor-made partnership models, depending on bank's challenges and needs
  • Engage in a structured and competitive process: M&A/RFP/RFI (project mode) 
    • ​​​​​​​Contribute to build and deliver the winning offering.
    • Key activities include: definition of sales and GTM strategy, market analysis, merchant portfolio analysis, due diligence, deliver inputs for the Business Plan (eg. qualify and quantify synergies) and for M&A reviews with WL top management
    • Negociate contracts, with Legal
  • ​​​​​​​Sign, close and integrate the partnership within WL 
    • Jointly drive (with WL Post Merger Integration team) the pre-integration and integration, enabling to plug the asset in our organisation and to deliver the synergies 
  • Independent ‘starter’, ‘high work ethics’, highly motivated, eager to learn & explore new topics
  • Team player
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders to deliver accurate and on-time project deliverables
  • Ability to lead and facilitate impactful discussions with a large group
  • Strong communicative skills (and supporting channels - PowerPoint & Word)
  • Strong Excel skills – Skills in business and financial modeling is a plus
  • Sociable and confident interacting at a more senior level
  • Excellent in English (spoken & written)

The 20 000 employees of Worldline are all different but share the same values. You can see it in the way we behave. We are curious and humble – we are learning every day, we keep things simple and everyone engaged. In our fast-moving industry, we are adaptable and life-long learners. Everyone demonstrates the same dedication to quality and efficiency. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of service. Above all, we never turn our back on a challenge. These values nurture a dynamic and innovative team where everyone can develop and grow

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