Product Manager- Mobile Payments

Last updated 23 days ago
Location:Riverwoods, Illinois

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Job Description

D-PAS is Discover Financial Services’ EMV-compliant payment specification. The D-PAS Product Strategy team within Payment Services, Global Products and Pricing division assesses the performance of and shapes the structure and direction of new and existing product lines and leads the development and execution of strategic product plans for key initiatives such as the introduction of new products, product line extensions, or product enhancements for EMV Contact and Contactless (NFC), mobile payments, and open loop transit payments.

Accountable for achieving specific goals for each product, including evaluating product performance, and identifying innovations to address customer needs and improve product performance in the market.

What You’ll Do

  • Shape the structure and assess the performance of new and existing product lines.
  • Lead the development and execution of strategic product plans for key initiatives, such as the introduction of new products, product line extensions or product enhancements.
  • Be accountable for achieving specific goals for each product, including evaluating product performance and identifying innovations to address customer needs and improve product performance in the market.
  • Manage the “Mobile D-PAS Product” leading collaboration with key stakeholders in different parts of the organization e.g. product delivery, digital, testing and certification, policy, legal and operations

  • Represent DGN in industry forums when required

How You’ll Do It

  • Identify sources, monitor, analyze and interpret key product performance metrics including financials, network volumes, other key statistics and internal/external customer feedback trends, then develop and communicate findings and make strategic and tactical recommendations for performance improvements.
  • Define and execute strategic product road-maps to build new products, enhance existing products or improve performance.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop strategies and methodologies to on-board new partners.
  • Track and understand industry trends, research findings and competitive innovations.
  • Provide business analysis and reporting on a periodic basis.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop or support sales efforts or go-to-market strategies.
  • Serve as product management business lead on cross-functional teams, including internal departments such as sales, operations, legal, marketing, finance, technology in the evaluation, development, management and/or enhancement of assigned products and/or programs.

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, social sciences, business, marketing, communications or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in card payments, network, acquiring, issuing, mobile technologies, digital payments or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience in card payments, network, acquiring, issuing, mobile technologies, digital payments or related field, including product management experience

Bonus Points If You Have

  • Master's degree in information technology, social sciences, business, marketing, communications or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Fintech platforms, start-ups, or related field
  • CSCIP/P
  • Strong Product Management experience, ideally within Network/Payment Services
  • Strategic mindset with technical acumen
  • Strong communication skills: ability to work cross-functionally internally as well as externally

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.