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Payworks is looking for a
Risk Business Partner (m/f/d)

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Job description

Location Munich
Department Development - Compliance
Schedule Full-time
Type of employment Permanent employee

What you will do...

By joining Payworks, part of Visa Inc. since 2019, you’ll become a prominent part of a team overseeing and executing on risk identification, assessment, and the development of risk mitigation plans consistent with Visa’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework/Appetite.

As a Risk Business Partner, you will help us identify, assess and prepare for any risks that may interfere with business objectives and operations. This role requires a practical & strategic understanding of the payments industry, business environment & demonstrated experience assessing risks associated with business imperative/strategies. You will need to work collaboratively with x- functional & geographically diverse teams to execute against a common goal of protecting Payworks & Visa.

Some of your tasks will include:

  • Implement Visa's Risk Management Frameworks (e.g., risk appetite, risk taxonomy, and risk scoring based on impact/likelihood)
  • Monitor Payworks Risk profile and provide risk reporting to key Visa risk governance committees
  • Work with Payworks business and technology teams to help maintain appropriate external certifications (e.g., PCI-DSS, PCI-PIN, P2PE)
  • Interface with Visa's Corporate Risk teams to ensure Visa's centrally managed Risk programs are fully implemented at Payworks (e.g, RCSA, Supplier Risk Management Program, New Business Initiative Assessment, Operational Resilience and Crisis Management)

What we offer...

  • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of bringing a technically outdated industry to this century’s digital standards
  • 100+ super-skilled colleagues in an organization that is ever learning and able to quickly act on things that need to change
  • Relocation support and allowance; free German classes
  • Flexible working hours and competitive compensation – including a budget for your professional development
  • No dress code and senseless “NOs”. You will have the freedom to design your work, as long as your team is happy, and you accomplish your mission

What we are looking for...

  • You understand the payments & ticketing industry, products/services, and wider competitive landscape
  • You posses risk, business, and financial expertise to effectively challenge Functions (Finance, HR, Marketing, Strategy, etc.) to identify, manage and mitigate risks impacting us
  • You have a collaborative personality, with proven experience managing deliverables across global and local teams
  • You have a proven ability to accomplish results and exercise influence in a large, global, matrix organization
  • You possess general awareness of the underlying technology that supports the payment ecosystem
  • You should have at least 10 years of relevant work experience  paired with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

About us

Payworks develops and operates Payworks Payment Gateway, a next generation Point of Sale payment gateway technology. Operated in the cloud and provided in a Software as a Service model to payment providers, Payworks’ technology has simplified card acceptance by offering a pre-certified and easily accessible gateway solution which is significantly facilitating innovation in the integrated Point of Sale space.

Payworks is headquartered in Germany with offices in the US, the UK and Poland. Leading acquirers, payment service providers and POS software providers across North America, the UK, Europe and Africa depend on Payworks Payment Gateway technology to power card acceptance for modern Point of Sale solutions.