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Payments Product Strategy Manager - P204279

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

The Payments Product Strategy Manager is responsible for the development of the Digital and Emerging product strategy for Discover Global Network. Evaluates opportunities and makes recommendations to leadership regarding new products and leads the concept transition to the delivery teams within Digital and Emerging products. Provides thought leadership for all topics related to digital/emerging products across business units within Discover and will serve as the product lead/liaison for Discover Global Network on various industry bodies and committees.

*This role can be located in Riverwoods (IL), downtown Chicago (IL), New Albany (OH), or Phoenix (AZ).

  • Maintains a portfolio-level market-based roadmap using robust market intelligence and inputs from establish product-specific roadmaps. Adjusts regularly to account for new market trends and offerings.
  • Evaluates new opportunities and makes market-informed recommendations regarding new product development, and completes Product Concept evaluations when necessary.
  • Provides product/industry solution expertise for business development sessions with strategic clients.
  • Trains Product Managers and Market Adoption Managers on relevant industry trends impacting product development and market adoption.
  • Provides products' thought leadership on key payment standards bodies (EMVCo, FIDO, ISO, W3C), ensuring DFS product market positions are met.
  • Demonstrates creative thinking, passion and drive to champion new ideas throughout the organization, tenacity to create commercially viable product, and flexibility to evaluate and adapt to market feedback.
  • Translates complex trends/market data into content needed to educate senior leadership decision makers.
  • Champions the development and alignment for Discover-specific positions relative to emerging payment trends and significant market moves by partners, competitors and new entrants - on a global scale.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Electronic Payments, Product Management, Financial Analyst. or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 4+ years of experience in Electronic Payments, Product Management, Financial Analyst, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, or related field
  • Payment Services/Fintech experience
  • Background in strategy, both in creating and driving cross-functional alignment
  • Strong communication/presentation skills to present at all levels
  • Understanding of Product Management, new technology, and application of new technology
  • Digital and Emerging Product Strategy background

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-10-19

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