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Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) is one of the fastest growing technology companies and e-money payments institutions in Europe. We have built our success by operating as a payments technology specialist that offers some of the most flexible and quick to market services in the payments industry and as a result our partners include national governments, mobile network operators, banks and global blue-chip organisations.

Due to the rapid growth of the company, PFS have a number of vacancies available in our London/Cheshire office. Click on any of the job titles listed below to view more details about the position.

 
 
 
 
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Vendor Manager – Logistical Operations

Job Summary:

The vendor manager for logistical operations is a key position designed to support the operations team in key areas as a relationship and operations executive within the dispatch team. This role is responsible for a range of activities in relation to the timely creation, monitoring and dispatch of cards and the management of stock and product.

This role has management and operational responsibilities in 3 key areas

  1. Relationship Manager for key Logistics vendors.
  2. Operational Responsibility for maintaining monthly vendor product setup and adhoc change requests to support the project management and business as usual (BAU) teams..
  3. Operational Manager for the Logistics and Dispatch Function including staff management responsibilities.

In addition to the key roles listed above, the Company may from time to time, request at its own discretion the engagement on additional objectives, initiatives or priorities within the operations team.

Reporting Responsibilities: The role reports into the Head of Project Management & Logistics.

Specific Roles & Responsibilities:

      • Vendor Relationship Management.

        • Responsible for establishing professional relationships with all logistics vendors.
        • Establish, Track and control performance and cost metrics with logistics vendors to improve performance and reduce costs.
        • Maintain pricing data for all existing and new product requests.
        • Serve as the key escalation point with all logistics vendors – including:
          • Card & Stock Manufacturers.
          • Courier and Delivery vendors.
      • Vendor Product Management.

        • Maintain internal and vendor product matrix for all products setup at the vendor.
        • Management of product setup cycles within the project management function.
        • Management of business as usual (BAU) change requests for all operational teams.
      • Logistics And Dispatch Operations.

        The key role is to manage the overall logistics and dispatch operation with management responsibility for the logistics team that work across the card creation, dispatch and monitoring function.

            • Card Creation Functions.
              • Liaise with senior management, financial departments, business clients and third party suppliers involved in stock ordering and management.
              • Reconciling production and stock and monthly stock notifications to clients.
              • Keep track of all order (cards, carriers, envelopes, packs, bespoke requirements) as well as artwork approval with Mastercard and proofing with packing vendor. Ensure that instant issue cards are delivered on time.
              • Take part as required in weekly calls with card vendors and third party suppliers to help manage, monitor and discuss the progress made on the delivery of orders as well as operational issues.
              • Maintain all stock and order trackers.
              • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal & external customers.
              • Update and document all processes as appropriate.
              • Ensure that deadlines and SLA’s are met.
            • Dispatch & Monitoring Functions.
              • Ensure the timely monitoring and dispatch of all stock within SLA.
              • Ensure that any special dispatch requests from clients are correctly captured and met.
              • Ensure that all cost details are shared with the relevant internal teams for client billing.
              • Ensure that all dispatch trackers are updated.
              • Liaise with internal KYC, Compliance & AML teams around dispatch protocols.
              • Manage all client communication around dispatch.
              • Manage all relationships with delivery and courier suppliers.

Key Skills/Experience.

            • This is a key position and applicant must demonstrate decision making ability.
            • Previous experience in a vendor manager/operation role preferred with process knowledge
            • Demonstrable ability to manage relationships and vendor negotiations
            • Demonstrate face to face, written and verbal ability to communicate clearly
            • Possess organisational ability and the ability to perform under pressure
            • Ability to work with numbers and data
            • Ability to manage a team.

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Duties / Key Responsibilities - Required:

  • Advanced skills/knowledge in O365 \ Azure Security Controls, Policies and Alert Management
  • Manage on-going PCI DSS certification, vulnerability resolution, evidence compliance
  • Responsible for both the internal and external Vulnerability Scanning programme
  • Technical lead of Forensic security related incidents/investigations
  • Endpoint Security Management
  • Management of the Cyber Threat Intelligence platform and incident investigations
  • Develop and establish positive working relationships with both IT and key business users
  • Raise, monitor, action Security Incidents, Service & Change Requests via the Jira change application
  • Assist with IT Security Programme, including User Analytics/Machine learning AI, Advanced Remote Access, Mobile Device Management, Endpoint Threat Detection management, MS Exchange advanced threat Protection, O365/Azure Security tools/policies/Alerts
  • Manage the end to end Penetration Testing schedule and risks
  • Ad-hoc report writing, Security Bulletins, Management Information, Security Updates, Security documentation & procedures
  • Assist with ISO/27001:2013 certification programme, ISMS & Cyber Essentials certification

Support:

  • Assist and help co-ordinate both Internal and External audit activities / IT Security Questionnaires and support of Bids/RFI’s/Tenders/Due Diligence.
  • Update and maintain Application Logical Access Reviews for identified PFS applications in an auditable and timely manner following existing procedures
  • On-going support of the IT Security Staff Education/Training Awareness Programme
  • Support the development, revision and implementation of IT governance policies, procedures, standards and controls and ensure that these are fully embedded in the activities of all IT teams and associated IT suppliers.
  • Recognise any gaps in the effectiveness of the implemented IT controls and identify and act upon opportunities for enhancements.
  • Support activities necessary to successfully undertake any FCA, Banking, ISAE, ISO or ICO reporting and standards reviews. 
  • Provide strong central oversight to deliver consistency and quality in compliance work across the IT organisation.

IT Security Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

  • Has a ‘passion’ for IT Security / Degree Educated / Min 3 years+ in a similar IT Security role
  • Extensive experience of PCI DSS certification controls and processes, plus working knowledge of environments where compliance meets ISO27001:2005:2013 / NIST standards / PCI DSS certifications
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels, stakeholder management
  • Experienced in writing and reviewing IT policies and process documents
  • Excellent English grammer, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work well under pressure both independently and within a team
  • Extensive O365 MS Office / Azure / Security Centre / Policy experience
  • Good understanding of network security architecture, protocols and principles
  • Security Firewalls reviews/remediation of issues identified and compliance
  • Internal/External Vulnerability Scanning Management
  • Security Forensic investigations
  • Application & Network Security/Architecture
  • Deep understanding of Encryption
  • Web Application Firewalls
  • Mobile Apps / API’s
  • MS BI Query experience

Industry recognised qualification/certifications such as:

  • CISSP
  • CISM
  • CISA
  • PCI DSS
  • ITIL

Experience with implementing and ongoing IT Security Company Certifications, e.g.

  • ISO/27001:2013
  • PCI DSS
  • Cyber Essentials / Plus
  • ISMS / Frameworks

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IT Security Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

  • Has a ‘passion’ for IT Security / Degree Educated / Min 3 years+ in a similar IT Security role
  • Extensive experience of PCI DSS certification controls and processes, plus working knowledge of environments where compliance meets ISO27001:2005:2013 / NIST standards / PCI DSS certifications
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels, stakeholder management
  • Experienced in writing and reviewing IT policies and process documents

Work well under pressure both independently and within a team

  • Extensive O365 MS Office / Azure / Security Centre / Policy & Alerts experience
  • Understanding of encryption (Application / Data etc)
  • Excellent English grammar, written and oral communication skills
  • Good understanding of network security and application architecture, protocols and principles
  • Internal/External Vulnerability Scanning Management
  • Security Forensic investigations
  • IT Security Audit actions / management
  • Penetration testing investigation/remediation
  • Mobile Apps / API’s
  • MS BI Query

Industry recognised qualification/certifications such as:

  • CISSP
  • CISM
  • CISA
  • PCI DSS
  • ITIL

Experience with implementing and ongoing IT Security Company Certifications, e.g.

  • ISO/27001:2013
  • PCI DSS
  • Cyber Essentials / Plus
  • ISMS/ Frameworks

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By supplying your CV and/or further personal details for the purpose of being considered for a vacancy you are consenting that PFS can hold these records for a period not exceeding 6 months at which point all records will be deleted.
This does not affect your rights as data subject to be forgotten as outlined in the PFS Data Privacy Policy.

 
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Head of Business Development

As Head of Business Development, you will be responsible for developing and growing PFS’s extensive portfolio of Tier 1 clients across Europe including the United Kingdom including developing innovative payment solutions for Corporates, Fintech’s and Start-Ups. You will also be responsible for supporting the development of PFS’s UK Local Authority/Government relationships, Governments in Europe and NGOs globally.

The Role:

  • Developing and executing strategies for targeting strategic sectors and regions for PFS.
  • Preparing bespoke partnership proposals and pitch presentations, responding to RFPs and proposal requests for prospective partners.
  • Managing a team of Sales and Business Development staff and reporting into the Commercial Director on a daily basis.
  • Managing the end to end sales process from initial enquiry, needs analysis, proposal development, financial analysis, commercial and legal negotiation and handover to project management.
  • Representing PFS at relevant industry events, trade shows and networking events.
  • Working alongside the Technology, Product, Marketing and other internal teams to develop market leading propositions for prospective partners.
  • Liaising between PFS, industry partners, clients and internal SMEs to develop best in class partnership proposals.
  • Drive the performance of the Business Development (BD) team in London to ensure annual sales targets
  • Meet assigned sales targets annually both at a personal level and a Department level
  • Generate consistent sales leads, develop and present sales pitches to prospective clients and seamlessly hand over new business to the BAU teams across the relevant European offices.
  • Supporting the development of sales collateral to support business development efforts.
  • Keeping abreast of regulation, payments innovation, scheme rules and fees and industry updates.
  • Managing the sales process via the PFS CRM system (Salesforce).

Key Role Requirements:

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of payments, finance, technology and APIs (application program interfaces).
  • Experience working in a similar role within the finance, technology or payments industry.
  • A passion for innovation and new payments technologies.
  • strong understanding of issuing and or acquiring.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven team management experience
  • Experience managing a portfolio of clients through the entire sales process including commercial and legal negotiation.
  • An understanding of the regulatory environment and changes affecting the payments industry.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in a business development role within the payments industry.
  • Experience selling payments innovations and a knowledge of APIs.
  • Language skills would be an advantage but not a necessity

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary package including commissions paid monthly.
  • Participation in company share allocation scheme.
  • Located in central London on Regent Street.
  • Work for a highly regarded and rapidly expanding payments provider.
  • Be a pivotal part of the expansion of PFS throughout Europe and around the world.

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Dev Ops Engineers:

To support our growth, we are looking for several DevOps Engineers to join our Group, at our offices in London, Navan & Malta

We are looking for team players who want to be part of a technology driven team. If you’re used to showing technical leadership in a collaborative environment and you like to experiment with and implement new tools and technologies, this could be the job for you.

The Role:

  • Manage and monitor the operation of a brand-new cutting-edge Integration with a major payments infrastructure
  • Manage accurate operations of key infrastructure and help to drive improvements to ensure scalability and high availability
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to design and implement new features
  • Network maintenance and troubleshooting issues
  • Configuration, build & installation of workstations, laptops & server infrastructure.
  • IT end user support, covering hardware and software for laptops, desktops & Office 365 deployments.
  • Assist others in the maintenance of systems
  • Research new tools and technologies and assist with the automation of deployments and monitoring tools
  • Management of backups, disaster recovery and security. Also, you will need experience in disaster recovery planning and testing, virtualisation, networking with previous project management experience a bonus.

Qualifications / Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong experience in Windows and Linux server administration skills
  • Experience in at least one modern software language (Java, C# etc)
  • Experience with any of SQL Server/MySQL/MongoDB
  • Excellent networking skills (firewalls, routing and switching)
  • Experience working against PCI-DSS requirement would be beneficial. Any payments experience would be beneficial.

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By supplying your CV and/or further personal details for the purpose of being considered for a vacancy you are consenting that PFS can hold these records for a period not exceeding 6 months at which point all records will be deleted.
This does not affect your rights as data subject to be forgotten as outlined in the PFS Data Privacy Policy.