Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Republic of Ireland
  • Date Posted: Posted 7 months ago
  • Salary:Competitive + Benefits

We are Planet


Planet is a large international cross-border digital fin-tech payments company, operating in over 60 markets across the world and providing a range of services to over 400,000 luxury merchants and 100 acquiring banks. We have grown rapidly over the last seven years and increased seven times in value over this period based on a combination of both organic and acquisition-led growth. The travel and tourism market that we operate in continues to show consistent growth, underpinned by megatrends such as the expansion of middle classes across the world and the desire for Asian shoppers in particular to purchase authentic luxury goods outside their home countries.


This growth is set to continue, with ambitious plans to double the business in three years delivering market share expansion in a growing market. Now, with over 1,500 employees spread across five continents, we are an international payment services provider.


About the Role


As a payment scheme expert, the Payment Scheme Compliance Manager will play a key role in ensuring Planet Merchant Services, the Planet Group’s payments acquirer, remains compliant with scheme rules and regulations and Payment Card Industry standards.

Reporting to the Head of Acquiring Operations, the jobholder will build close working relationships with the schemes and will work closely with colleagues across IT and the business, to ensure that changes to the rules and regulations and their impacts are understood, and that any necessary changes to systems or processes to ensure compliance are made on time.


What you will do

Develop, implement and maintain compliance strategy for the payment systems
Oversee all card schemes payment processing rules and regulations
Ensure that all payment systems and processes meet the requirements set by card schemes and payment industry standards, and maintain a compliance register
Receive, review and analyse scheme bulletins, and communicate with impacted groups
Develop recommendations on required scheme and audit compliance changes and where Planet payment systems may need to apply for waivers
Provide advice and guidance to the business and IT system owners to ensure continued compliance in a dynamic and fast paced environment
Serve as a subject matter expert on all related payment compliance issues.
Manage open and solid relationships with the relationship managers in the card schemes.
Ensure Card Schemes compliance rules are correctly maintained and update-to-date
Manage any payment scheme waivers
Document and track status of any open Compliance items
Track and report all key metrics related to various compliance related matters
Accurately completes and submits status reports in a timely manner
Who you are

A payment scheme expert with excellent knowledge of payment scheme rules, regulations, products and services
A logical thinker with a curious, analytical mind
Someone with a proven track record of dealing with
A natural communicator with the ability to build strong working relationships
Comfortable with ambiguity and tight deadlines
What you will need to bring to Planet

Proven track record of formulating and implementing compliance strategies and practices
Experience in managing card schemes relationships and understanding their rules and regulations
Excellent knowledge of authorization, clearing and settlement, dispute and risk management payment cycles
Experience of undertaking internal audits
Knowledge of PCI DSS, GDPR, PSD and AML regulations is desirable
Proven project management skills
Experience of managing own workload with limited supervision and working under pressure to achieve deadlines
Ability to communicate information in a clear and concise manner
Strong organisational skills and problem-solving abilities
Your skills and our Values

We search for better

You are creative, curious and look for new ways of doing things
Creative intelligence is your key competency
We celebrate differences

You are appreciative of people, and recognise the strength in others
You inspire through appreciation
We go beyond expectations

You are bold, open with your ideas, and are at your best every day
You drive for results
We grow together

You are collaborative, you care and you are humble
You build the best teams, bringing people together
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