Salary: Up to £55,000

Shift hours: Permanent

Compass Group UK&I partners work with well-known brands and businesses to make sure that we can offer competitive pricing for our products whether it be in a store, in a restaurant, café – wherever in our business.

This is a pivotal role to lead, manage, develop and execute the POS & payment strategies aligned to the overall Digital & Technology strategy.  Using a detailed knowledge of POS systems and the Payments value chain, this role will be required to manage the multi-layered relationships between strategic Partners, suppliers, internal stakeholders and external clients

A core focus of the role will be to ensure the existing and any new POS & payment products add value to the end customer and are aligned to Compass Group UK&I strategy and Key Digital & Technology controls and standards.

  • Articulate the POS & Payments vision, strategy & key value benefits to key internal stakeholders, all business sectors and ensure the POS & Payment products are clearly understood & represented in both new bids and retention sales
  • Deliver, track and manage the new POS strategy
  • In collaboration with key strategic partners drive the ideation, innovation and development of new product enhancements or new product features.  Ensure all POS & Payment products are grounded in robust insight & data are underpinned by clear customer need.
  • Defining & translating high level business requirements to help the development teams understand what is needed when designing, building, testing & implementing either new feature enhancements or large change
  • Build, embed and maintain a robust and aligned governance structure for POS & Payments to including Technology partner & supplier performance management for delivery of digital technology roadmap.
  • Deliver new and updated process documentation to reflect new procedures and changes to processes to ensure continual compliance with key security controls & standards and Profit Protection. 
  • Reporting & Metrics – Responsible for delivering against key quantitative and qualitative performance metrics.
  • Essential understanding & knowledge of Payments value chain
  • In depth knowledge & understanding of end to end POS systems in retail environment
  • Excellent influence and persuasion skills to ensure constructive relationships with key business stakeholders and third-party vendors
  • Experience preparing business cases and preparation for financial approval Experience in management of projects, software projects and their successful delivery
  • Understanding the technical implications of what the business owner is asking for and ability to translate to IT and third parties
  • Excellent stakeholder experience with proven experience of building and nurturing key relationships that hold the ability to influence decision
  • Unrivalled communication with the confidence but build key documentation with the correct information to cascade through the business

Reference: compass/TP/517601/77568/MA

Location: Nationwide