Head of Marketplaces

Certain Advantage

Posted on May 16, 2024 by Certain Advantage
Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Head of Marketplaces (Fintech)

Advantage have partnered with an exciting fintech in the North West for their next Head of Marketplaces.

Our client is passionate about revolutionising consumer accessibility to the credit card and personal loans markets, and are doing this through the use of their innovative technology and services, and commercial arrangements with leading financial services providers.

They've enjoyed some great successes including partnering with a prominent UK News outlet who can now offer credit comparison services thanks to our client's tech platform. On behalf of their partners they process over 7.5 million eligibility checks per year and they have access to a panel of lenders covering nearly 70% of the market, which will soon grow even further.

Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Having recently grown the partnerships team, the business are now looking to drive their commercial relationships by bring onboard a new Head of Marketplace to lead the commercial strategy for credit marketplaces. You will have direct line management responsibility for another commercial team member, plus more members as the team grows.
  • Leading the strategy for marketplaces you'll ensure that credit providers on the panel meet their growth targets.
  • You'll develop and oversee relationship strategies and mentor and develop relationship managers for the marketplace.
  • You'll be responsible for driving commercial KPIs and deliver on P&L targets, devising an optimisation plan to enhance performance and support the company's ambitious plans
  • Using your comprehensive credit market and product knowledge, you'll articulate the platform's value proposition to potential partners, and new panel providers.
  • By adopting a solution oriented approach and an understanding of the needs of the panel, you'll effectively negotiate commercial terms.

What we're looking for in a candidate

  • Someone who has experience in the financial services industry
  • Can offer B2BC sales/business development experience
  • Has experience in presenting technology platforms and insights
  • Can offer a proven track record understanding and leveraging commercial value through commercial, product and strength of relationships
  • Has experience in direction setting and leadership and understanding of how to drive performance
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Have the confidence to push for changes that you believe will have a positive impact.

Company benefits

Everyone has autonomy and ownership in their role and you'll be working with some of the brightest minds in UK fintechs.

The company offer a hybrid working style expecting 3 days in the office in central Chester and they offer wellness perks like Pilates classes, free snacks, free bean-to-cup coffee, plus the usual benefits like Pension, Private Healthcare and a bonus.

Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity with a growing UK fintech.


Reference: 2761472099

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Certain Advantage

Head of Marketplaces

Certain Advantage

Posted on May 16, 2024 by Certain Advantage

Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Head of Marketplaces (Fintech)

Advantage have partnered with an exciting fintech in the North West for their next Head of Marketplaces.

Our client is passionate about revolutionising consumer accessibility to the credit card and personal loans markets, and are doing this through the use of their innovative technology and services, and commercial arrangements with leading financial services providers.

They've enjoyed some great successes including partnering with a prominent UK News outlet who can now offer credit comparison services thanks to our client's tech platform. On behalf of their partners they process over 7.5 million eligibility checks per year and they have access to a panel of lenders covering nearly 70% of the market, which will soon grow even further.

Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Having recently grown the partnerships team, the business are now looking to drive their commercial relationships by bring onboard a new Head of Marketplace to lead the commercial strategy for credit marketplaces. You will have direct line management responsibility for another commercial team member, plus more members as the team grows.
  • Leading the strategy for marketplaces you'll ensure that credit providers on the panel meet their growth targets.
  • You'll develop and oversee relationship strategies and mentor and develop relationship managers for the marketplace.
  • You'll be responsible for driving commercial KPIs and deliver on P&L targets, devising an optimisation plan to enhance performance and support the company's ambitious plans
  • Using your comprehensive credit market and product knowledge, you'll articulate the platform's value proposition to potential partners, and new panel providers.
  • By adopting a solution oriented approach and an understanding of the needs of the panel, you'll effectively negotiate commercial terms.

What we're looking for in a candidate

  • Someone who has experience in the financial services industry
  • Can offer B2BC sales/business development experience
  • Has experience in presenting technology platforms and insights
  • Can offer a proven track record understanding and leveraging commercial value through commercial, product and strength of relationships
  • Has experience in direction setting and leadership and understanding of how to drive performance
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Have the confidence to push for changes that you believe will have a positive impact.

Company benefits

Everyone has autonomy and ownership in their role and you'll be working with some of the brightest minds in UK fintechs.

The company offer a hybrid working style expecting 3 days in the office in central Chester and they offer wellness perks like Pilates classes, free snacks, free bean-to-cup coffee, plus the usual benefits like Pension, Private Healthcare and a bonus.

Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity with a growing UK fintech.

Reference: 2761472099

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