Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Transactional, Lending and Cash Investment
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Card Payments Specialist (10427)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.


As a Card Payments Specialist you will join our team to build out our Transactional Banking Platform for our private and corporate clients. Your focus will be on building out the Card Platform in conjunction with a multi-faceted team including Engineers, Product Owners, and like-minded Card SMEs. We're a platform team and are looking for curious and enthusiastic individuals to help us build a next generation banking platform. We're working closely with our partners to build our product and card capabilities in a modern architecture geared towards our client needs.
In our team you'll be an SME bearing practical, industry experience of the implementation and running of a card programme. Your knowledge and skillset will be used to help create a clear roadmap of our card capability for the years to come, as we modernise by replacing our existing card infrastructure
Successful applicants will: 

What we're looking for:

  • Demonstrable experience in software development teams, with a focus on solution development, technical consulting, and project management for enterprise accounts.
  • Motivation and a track record of solving technical and business problems for clients, and a people oriented approach
  • Strong prioritisation skills and the ability to manage workload to meet client expectations.
  • Enthusiasm for learning and staying up-to-date with industry trends.
  • Experience in Payments or Risk.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with the transactional banking proposition team to design and implement innovative payment solutions for private clients.
  • Provide expert guidance on Visa, Mastercard, and Amex regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Conduct market research to stay informed about the latest trends and advancements in credit card technologies and services.
  • Assist in negotiating contracts and agreements with Visa, Mastercard, and Amex networks.
  • Offer training and support to internal teams on new products and services.
  • Ensure that all payment solutions adhere to industry standards and best practices for security and privacy.
  • Analyse client behaviour and make recommendations for enhancements or new features.
  • Implement Google and Apple Pay wallet projects.
  • Liaise with key partners, including Scheme, Processors, and Card Bureaus, for programme launch support.
  • Generate, lead, and implement process improvement ideas for cards implementation processes and regular operating mechanisms.
  • Act as a coach and mentor for your teammates.

Core skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Visa, Mastercard, or Amex Subject Matter Expert or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of the payment card industry, including regulatory and market dynamics.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of implementing BINs at Visa, Mastercard, or Amex.
  • Experience working with BIN sponsorship and understanding the implementation process.
  • Knowledge of the Card Industry, preferably in an Issuer implementation team.
  • Demonstrated technical implementation support or project management experience.
  • Strong project management abilities and experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Strong relationship management skills and outstanding client service and interpersonal skills.



As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;


Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance


Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection


Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Daniel Szczerban

+44 20 7597 5933


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance