Commercial Lead, Foreign Exchange

Job Type Customer Proposition
Location London - Victoria
Partnership Level 5
Closing Date 05/06/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £76,000.00 - £110,000.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Description

John Lewis Financial Services is growing and we want you to help us achieve our ambitious plans. Our Financial Services team will be responsible for a distinct and differentiated set of products significantly accelerating growth which means there has never been a more exciting time to join us. You can proudly be yourself at the John Lewis Partnership and our people make us a truly inclusive place to work.

What’s the role about?

As one of our Commercial Leads you will develop and manage our Foreign Exchange / Currency products. It is a strategic and forward-thinking role as you will need to plan and understand the Foreign Exchange / Currency market and how customers will engage with the product. Education and developing your team of Partners capability will also be a key part of this role.

What will you be doing?

You will manage all aspects of our Foreign Exchange / Currency products which will include developing the strategy and product set, and managing the P&L. You will be responsible for the 3rd party vendor relationships and contracts / commercial agreements which provide the product services and capabilities. You will develop the product set and drive overall growth, leveraging testing and learning to inform decisions.  In addition, you will shape the strategic intent with an understanding of physical and digital estate, and set a clear path for your team which you will continue to develop. On a daily basis you will need to keep abreast of trading and key metrics, and adapt plans quickly when needed. As this is a significant growth area for our business, being able to influence and communicate with a variety of stakeholders at all levels is important.  FX is already broadly established with bureaus our JL retail estate and a significant opportunity exists within Waitrose, therefore the ability to influence and take the broader Partnership on the journey to execute the plan will be a critical skill-set.

What will you need to have?

  • Financial Services experience, with Foreign Exchange / currency knowledge  

  • P&L management

  • Leadership of complex matrix delivery teams (internal and 3rd party)

  • Relationship management (external and internal)

  • Digital channel development

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills

Please note:

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early ​

As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

Duties and Responsibilities

If you are an internal applicant, please view the Job Outline here: https://bit.ly/3tqzun4

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/ We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so, at your interview, feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

Attachment: FS Commercial Lead .pdf 

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