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Director of Global Expansion Strategy & Implementation



United Kingdom
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Title Director of Global Expansion Strategy and Implementations
Desired Location London / Italy / Israel


The world of payment processing is rapidly evolving, and businesses are looking for loyal and strategic partners, to help them grow.

WE ARE NUVEI. Nuvei (Nasdaq: NVEI) (TSX: NVEI) is the Canadian fintech company accelerating the business of clients around the world. Nuvei’s modular, flexible and scalable technology allows leading companies to accept next-gen payments, offer all payout options and benefit from card issuing, banking, risk and fraud management services. Connecting businesses to their customers in more than 200 markets, with local acquiring in 45+ markets, 150 currencies and more than 600 alternative payment methods, Nuvei provides the technology and insights for customers and partners to succeed locally and globally with one integration.

At Nuvei, we live our core values, and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service. We are always looking for exceptional talent to join us on the journey!

Your Mission

We are looking for a Director of Global Expansion Strategy and Implementations to join our fast-growing Global Expansion team. Reporting to our SVP Global Expansion, you will be supporting the team on will be responsible for the development, approval and execution of market entry strategies in new territories outside of Nuvei’s current direct acquiring operating markets and the establishment of local companies as required.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Supports analysis of macro-economic and publically available data competitive analysis and payment trends which will impact Nuvei’s expansion plans in region. Ensure regional strategic alignment and consolidates regional inputs to provide an optimized global view of acquiring global expansion strategy.

- Analyses trends and competition in market to formulate bespoke market entry strategies for new regions or territories to optimize revenues and commercial impact.

- Drives the development, presentation, and approval for market entry strategies in collaboration with Senior and Exec Management.

- Lead set up of new countries & licenses with appropriate competent regulatory authorities.

- Lead and develop internal business cases to prioritize market entry strategy including commercial pipelines inputs.

- Ensure rigorous P&L pro forma development with Finance and Scheme Management teams

- Leads and contributes to development of company objectives and principles to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.

- Collaborate with Nuvei PMO office and schemes team to ensure market requirements from scheme, local regulator and the business are matched with internal product, onboarding, risk and fraud capabilities as part of business case development. Identify new collaboration methods and bottlenecks to ensure efficient and timely delivery of acquiring capabilities.

- Be accountable for local regulatory submissions or licenses working with key stakeholders in legal, finance , compliance, UW and AML.

- Lead due diligence and incorporation of local company set up.

- Collaborate with Global Expansion Banking team to ensure settlement and currencies capabilities to support direct and third-party acquiring operations.

This is an individual contributor role and will require the incumbent to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders including:

- Legal

- Scheme Relations

- Commercial Teams

- Finance

- Risk/Underwriting

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

- 8+ years in payments either at a major international acquirer or PSP required.

- Gravitas and strong presentation skills-ability engage and present at C-level

- Strong familiarity with Acquiring as well as Alternative Payment Methods (APMs).

- Experience in Market Entry Strategy and Implementation for Card Acquiring and APMs

- Experience with V/MC/Amex/JCB/CUP/UPI acquiring implementations or 3rd Party Acquiring partnership commercials and implementation desired.

- Experience or strong understanding of Regulatory frameworks and application process for Payment licenses.

- Degree or professional certifications preferred.

Nuvei is an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates collaboration and innovation and is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. The team at Nuvei is comprised of a wealth of talent, skill, and ambition. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.


· 2.5 additional days of annual leave a quarter, if company hit quarterly targets

· Private Medical Insurance

· Employee Assistance Program

· Pension Plan

· Income Protection

Working Language

· English (written and spoken) is the language used most of the time, as work colleagues, clients, and strategic suppliers are geographically dispersed.