Payments Manager

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  • Location: Belfast

  • Salary: £Neg

  • Sector: Finance

  • Closing Date:

  • Job type: 

  • Contact: Orla Milligan

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Senior Manager Payments, Belfast.Our client is a boutique firm who specialise in the financial services sector. They take a commercial approach to help their clients grow their business in a compliant way. Our client is a member of the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants and adhere to their Code of Ethics. They have recently been awarded the bronze diversity mark accreditation.

The suitable candidate will be a technically strong compliance professional with in-depth knowledge of the payments industry and payment transactions. Working closely with clients you will be required to advise them on all relevant legislation and regulatory requirements and assist them with the development of policies and procedures, whether it is to obtain authorisation from the regulator or to ensure compliance in order to maintain that authorisation, or on an ad hoc basis as requested by the client.

Working closely with the Director and Associate Director, the Senior Manager will be required to plan and lead client projects across all aspects of payment services and e-money regulation. This role may also require you to work with other areas of the business.


The responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Play an active role in the Senior Management Team, contributing to and delivering the sales and resourcing strategy of the company
  • Line management responsibility for Compliance Associates within the Payments Team
  • Analysing, assessing client needs and supporting information and providing clear, concise and well thought-out, commercial advice
  • Managing several client projects within the team, effectively, efficiently and to defined deadlines
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders to progress project delivery e.g. Financial Crime, IT/Info Security, regulators and the client itself
  • Identifying, driving and implementing process improvement initiatives
  • Sharing your knowledge and expertise, supporting and mentoring other members of the team
  • Developing your presence as a “thought leader” through writing blogs/white papers, speaking engagements and networking at key industry events


The successful applicant ideally will meet the following criteria:

  • 5+ years’ experience working as a compliance professional within the financial servicessector
  • Ideally some previous experience/knowledge of payments services/e-money
  • Evidence of ability to quickly assimilate and analyse information
  • Effective communicator with good interpersonal skills and ability to present to clients and senior management when required
  • Able to build and successfully manage relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse and summarise information received from clients, and translate into clear, articulate advice
  • Demonstrable project delivery experience from initial scope through to delivery
  • Evidence of leading meetings with clients and/or other external stakeholders
  • A desire to learn and develop, whilst adopting a flexible pragmatic approach to your work
  • A great team player: managing, supporting and mentoring other team members

This is an exciting opportunity to work with this thriving Company at a critical time in their journey as they continue to grow and expand.

You will also be rewarded with working within a friendly and stimulating working environment where you will have a challenging and autonomous role that is critical to successful business delivery. You will have a market leading salary, medical insurance, life insurance, pension, and bonus potential.

For more details please contact Orla Milligan at Energis Recruitment on the number above or email your cv to in complete confidence.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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