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Assistant Manager, Supplier Payments International

London, United Kingdom
Client Management & Sales

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Job Description

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

The commercial banking, payments and financing landscape is rapidly evolving with new entrants coming to market with innovative offerings based on new business models. As part of the Global Commercial Service (GCS) strategy, we are focused on growing Strategic Partnerships to help us maximize our ability to take advantage of new opportunities in the marketplace and help us to diversify our business.


More recently, there has been significant progress in developing a sustainable supplier payments business in GCS and the team has led innovative initiatives such as launching Credit Insurance in Europe, evolving our pricing strategy and expanding our product footprint across the region.


As Assistant Manager of the Supplier Payments International team, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation and ongoing management of the Credit Insurance program for GCS in EMEA. This role will be required to socialize the concept and problem solve for any challenges that arise during the project.


You will be required to work closely with all relevant key stakeholders such as Risk, Finance, Pricing, GCS Field, GMS, GSN, DS&I, Marketing, and Product Management.



  • Developing a go to market plan including training and socialising the initiative across the entire GCS EMEA Field organisation

  • Ensuring that insurer requirements are implemented in risk processes and decision points throughout the customer lifecycle (acquisition, customer management and collections). This will include working with colleagues throughout EMEA to ensure market specific requirements are captured.

  • Supporting the evolution of the programme to cater to specific market needs within EMEA

  • Develop and maintain portfolio reporting for the EMEA region. This will include analysis to understand the drivers of financial performance and identify future opportunities

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


  • Quantitative skills with the ability to download/manipulate data and interpret results to deliver thought leadership and insightful analysis.

  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a matrixed environment

  • Effective communication and presentation skills with the ability to influence others.

  • Strong customer focus and sales spirit

  • Ability to prioritize, meet challenging deadlines and perform under pressure

  • Flexible and adaptable to work in a high-paced growth environment

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 (free phone, subject to individual carrier charges). For Russia based candidates on 810 800 83 000038.

ReqID: 19013354
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 14, 2019, 7:14:25 AM
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