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Global Manager, Cards issuing and Transactions



Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Description

Hi. We’re OFX, a global provider of online, international payment services. We solve the complexity of moving money and enable better decisions. Headquartered in Sydney with offices worldwide, we’re a customer-focused business that is all about inspiring customer confidence.

At OFX, you’ll have the opportunity to reach beyond your role and function across disciplines. Make use of your diverse skill set at a business that values your expertise and turn your potential into reality.

Job Description

Global Manager, Cards issuing and Trasactions will be responsible for the strategic design, management, and oversight of the company's card processes as both a merchant and issuer. This senior role will ensure the efficient and secure operation of card issuing and transactions, foster relationships with key stakeholders such as card scheme providers and vendors, and drive the scaling of card processes globally.

What you do

  • Develop and refine the strategic vision for card issuing processes, systems and operating model, aligning them with the company's objectives and values.
  • Oversee the design, development, and continuous improvement of card issuing and transaction processes to enhance efficiency, security, and user experience.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with card schemes, system vendors, and other key partners to ensure seamless and cost-effective services.
  • Formulate and support the implementation of robust client protection strategies, including Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and fraud monitoring processes, to safeguard client interests and maintain the company's integrity.
  • Ensure all card issuing and transaction processes comply with relevant regulations, industry standards, and best practices.
  • Collaborate closely with regional operations teams to implement standardised practices and drive consistent card operations across all regions. This includes establishing and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of card operations globally.
  • Conduct regular assessments and reviews to identify areas for improvement and optimise operational processes to enhance the overall client experience.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements and industry trends in card issuing to drive innovation and improve card service offerings.
  • Serve as the business owner of critical technology platforms supporting service delivery, overseeing their functionality, optimisation, and utilisation to enhance card issuing processes and collaborate with the technology team to prioritise improvement initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including product, compliance, technology, and customer support, to integrate strategies and deliver holistic client-focused solutions.
  • Operate as a key member of the Global Operation’s Leadership Team as well as OFX’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT).


  • 10+ years of experience in management and executive roles, preferably in the financial services industry or a related field. Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or a related field.
  • Proven track record in designing and implementing and scaling card issuing and payment processes, preferably in a fintech environment.
  • Strong understanding of card schemes, payment networks and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to motivate, mentor, and lead a diverse team across multiple regions.
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder management, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented approach and a commitment to driving continuous improvement.
  • Proficiency in project management and process improvement methodologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of the latest trends and technologies in the card payment industry.

Additional Information

What it's like working at OFX

We’re OFXers because we want to make a difference. We see challenges as opportunities and we’re not afraid to roll up our sleeves to get stuff done. We’re committed to making things easier for our clients, pushing boundaries and continuing to move with the times so that we can continue to inspire confidence every day and through every transaction.

We operate as one team, cross-functionally and globally, to drive outcomes that deliver excellence for our customers. We're curious self-starters who love learning and sharing our knowledge with others. We embrace change and use our initiative and resilience to overcome challenges.

  • Always keep learning. We offer a wide range of learning and career development opportunities to help every OFXer build their capacity and career, with leadership training, secondments, internal mobility and access to a large library of online learning.
  • Make a difference. Through our Make a Difference program, we encourage OFXers to give back to causes and communities that are important to them. We celebrate this with an annual volunteer day, which OFXers can use together or individually, as well as matched giving and the opportunity to nominate charity of choice every quarter.
  • Reward and recognition. We recognise a job well done. OFXers are encouraged to celebrate their peers’ effort, technical expertise or support through a range of global and regional channels and awards, including quarterly and annual awards, milestones and shout outs.
  • Showing our social side. Our Good Vibes employee-led committees around the globe organize events to help keep our employees engaged inside and outside the office. Whether it’s a wellbeing activity, end of year celebration, or a monthly team get-together, our team wants you to feel welcome!
  • Benefits that mean something. We offer a range of fantastic benefits, including primary and secondary gender neutral carer parental leave (16 weeks) or birthday leave, you'll feel well-supported at OFX.
  • A great work environment. Enjoy work-life balance and flexibility with our hybrid work model, in an inclusive, diverse and non-hierarchal culture.

At OFX, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace where we value, respect, and encourage our people to be their authentic selves. With an employee base as diverse as the clients we serve, we know that fostering an inclusive workplace is fundamental to our continued success. If you require accommodation for any portion of the recruitment and hiring process, please email us at [email protected].

We encourage you to apply if this role aligns with your career aspirations.