About the Organization:
LFS Financial Systems GmbH (LFS) is an advisory and management firm based in Berlin, Germany specializing in micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) finance. Its major clients include the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW), among others. In addition to the provision of advisory services to banks and non-banks in the MSME finance field, LFS has built a network of specialized small business banks for which it acts as the management company and holds significant ownership.
About the Job:
LFS is looking for a Payment Expert - International Banking. S/he will be responsible for the strategic development as well as roll-out of new payment channels. The position will be located in LFS' head office in Berlin.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the relevant departments like IT and LFS' competency center;
- As the relevant contact person for LFS' network banks, s/he will also be travelling to Africa and Asia for some short-term assignments.
- Hands-on experience in the implementation of new payment systems in developing markets;
- Proven track record in designing and implementing payment products and services;
- Experience in working with a wide range of payment systems, incl. SWIFT, international money transfer system, local clearing;
- Understanding of and willingness to tackle operational issues in payment product development and roll-out;
- Familiarity with associated information technologies (SWIFT, MIS, switching/clearing, telecommunications, etc.);
- At least 3 years work experience in financial sector/in a commercial bank (of which at least 2 years exposure to payment services);
- Strong communication skills, orally as well as in writing;
- Fluency in English, both orally and in writing.
Closing Date: 31 Mar 2013
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to hrlfs-consulting.de
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