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Manager, Strategic Partnerships

London, United Kingdom
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

Don’t just work for a market leading global company. Help grow one.

The Manager, Strategic Partnerships will be responsible for leading key initiatives to drive the high growth aspirations and day-to-day operations of the Merchant business in Europe. Working closely with the Leadership team, GMS colleagues, Finance, and other functional teams, the Manager will provide analytical decision support on a wide range of business issues, including:

  • Develop strategy presentations and communications.

  • Coordinate with stakeholders across the business to manage key business deliverables.

  • Provide significant strategic and analytical support on operational workstreams.

  • Lead high-visibility colleague engagement activities for employee networks across the BlueBox.


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills:

  • Ability to handle changing priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and manage tight deadlines.

  • Excellent attention to detail and communications skills, both written and verbal.

  • Highly organized and structured, with exceptional project management skills.

  • Self-starter with a growth mindset and strong sense of personal integrity.

  • Experience creating high-visibility presentations and business deliverables in Excel/PowerPoint.

  • Comfort interacting with senior leaders and ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.

  • Experience in the Global Merchant Services (GMS) business is preferred.

  • Team player with a sense of humor and creativity.

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

ReqID: 19003460
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 8, 2019, 4:40:11 AM
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