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Senior Strategist, Payments



United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024


We've been building since day one a diverse and ready to cross the oceans team and mindset with the most innovative professionals in their field. We are not only committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions to help our clients build their products. We want to promote change in how the world deals with financial services and impact millions of lives.

We are a Remote-first company, so yes, you can work pretty much from anywhere. But if you still need to go to the office every now and then, we currently have four offices located in Brazil (São Paulo), The USA (Austin), The UK (Bristol) and Singapore.


We are backed by some of the most prominent investment companies in the market, such as SoftBank, Amazon, Accel, B3, Falabella Ventures, Headline, PruVen and Redpoint eventures.

Read our Series B announcement here.


As a member of a rapidly growing techfin and our newly forming Global Go-to-Market team, you will play a significant impact. You will synthesise product strategy across our clients, partners and the wider Pismo team, having an in-depth and customer-centric understanding of their requirements and where we need to be in new markets.

What you'll do

As a Senior Strategist - Payments you are responsible for shaping the strategic direction of Pismo’s payments products and solutions in the market.
You will synthesise product strategy across our clients, partners and the wider Pismo team, having an in-depth and customer-centric understanding of their requirements and where we need to be in new markets.
As a member of a rapidly growing techfin and our growing Global Go-to-Market team, you will have a significant impact which would include:
  • Developing and executing the payments product strategy for Pismo
  • Identifying market opportunities and product requirements
  • Ensuring localisation of payments solutions across current and future markets
  • Formulating product roadmaps and managing the lifecycle
  • Ensuring alignment of product strategy with compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Incorporating customer feedback and market feedback to identify customer pain points, gather insights, and implement product enhancements
  • Staying up to date on industry trends, regulations, and technologies related to payments
  • Providing payments leadership and strategic guidance internally & externally
  • Providing regular updates on product performance, market trends, and product strategy

Minimum Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of cards clearing and payments including Real Time Payments
  • A solid understanding of payment systems, schemes, and regulations including BACS, FPS, SEPA, ACH, Clearing, SWIFT, Fast, Fedwire
  • Strong working local and industry knowledge including markets, growth areas, trends, competitive landscape, and potential prospects
  • Extensive experience in the product management discipline - e.g. a as product owner / leader
  • Good knowledge of how modern clouds native systems work
  • Exposure to areas such as data protection, high availability, regulatory landscape

Core Benefits

  • Annual leaves
  • Ability to buy/encash/carry over annual leave
  • Heating Allowance
  • Internet subsidy
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental care
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contributions
  • Thanks Ben – Health & Wellbeing Virtual Card
  • Thanks Ben – Work from Home Virtual Card
  • Thanks Ben – Optical Plan Virtual Card


Our core values

Responsibility & Commitment

Responsibility and Commitment are key tenets of Pismo's business. In all of our interactions, ethics and honesty serve as guiding principles. Transparency and alignment are essential at Pismo to foster a culture of accountability where people do not take shortcuts and dare to be vulnerable. We encourage ownership and enable our employees to be a part of the solution to our challenges.

Challenging the Status Quo to Drive Change

Pismo is a disruptive company that knows we can’t count on what got us here to get us where we want to go. Instead of following trends, our team members create them. We strive for the best solution for every situation, not the easiest. Taking the ordinary or common sense route is insufficient. This is how we affect real change.

Minimum Friction Experience

Pismo's success depends on fluid, clear, and careful internal and external communication. Our solutions should address issues directly rather than causing new ones. We understand that learning and development is a positive outcome of necessary friction. We want our customers and employees to have a pleasant experience free of bureaucracy.

Collective Power

Pismo isn't simply mine, yours, or some other team's. All of our people have a good purpose for being here. Each of us, in our way, has the freedom to be ourselves and know we are accepted. Pismo values being a multicultural organisation. We are stronger, more efficient, and happier when we operate as a team.

Delivering Value and Excellence

Constant development is essential as it allows us to supply high-quality products and services while ensuring that we always bring value to our clients. Pismo recognises the importance of new information in breaking down boundaries and forging new possibilities. We pave the way and set trends by developing market-leading solutions.

Focus on People

People are a company's most valuable asset. That is why we prioritise attracting and hiring the best people, followed by personal and professional development. We invest in people's growth and empower them to take charge of their careers. We value work-life balance because we understand how difficult it can be to distinguish between work and life.


Pismo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Pismo does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. Pismo also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.