Merchant Foundation Operations - Merchant Services Lead (m/w/d)

Klarna makes shopping smoooth. And we do it with flair because shopping is fun. Every day, we help customers, businesses, and partners explore just how smoooth the modern shopping experience can be. 

It means we’re constantly changing the game. Always trying out new things. And we encourage our people to do the same. To grow. To develop. Because we don’t believe roles have to stay fixed. Instead we inspire our people to take an irregular career path. As a company of 350 dynamic start-ups, our whole business is built for it. So once you’re in, there’s no telling what will happen next.

Do you really want to lead a team and/or have some experience of leading a team in a service environment? And more importantly - do you have experience of merchant/customer service and live and breathe service? Would you like to work in a dynamic and energetic environment? Then Merchant Services Lead for the DACH market could be the right role for you!
As Merchant Services Lead in the DACH market team, you will be one of three leads each with a group of 8-15 Service Specialists and together with them develop the way we’re working with merchant service today. We are looking for a driven, results orientated individual who is motivated and equipped to improve processes, internal collaboration and to inspire people.
What will you be doing? As Merchant Services Lead, you will lead a team and be responsible for performance management and follow-ups, recruitment and improvement projects. You will engage the employees in everyday work making sure that everything is working as smoooth and efficiently as possible.
You will have a lot of contact with stakeholders internally and externally, and will be reporting to the Region Lead Mid Europe.

Main duties include:

  • Responsible for following up and delivering on the team's KPI’s while delivering high quality services. 
  • Daily alignment with the Senior specialists in coaching of the team in order to reach operational targets.
  • Work with your team to identify requirements, resolve cases and help drive decisions.
  • Interface with stakeholders across the organization.
  • Suggest and implement improvements.

Who are you?

  • You have the ability to lead a team with strong results.
  • You have a strong capability in knowledge gathering and sharing.
  • You have strong business understanding and enjoy handling multiple tasks.
  • You have great communication and networking skills, making sure that your stakeholders always know what to expect and when.
  • You have excellent communication skills in English and German.

We will also offer you an awesome working environment filled with smart and ambitious colleagues who care for each other and work as a team in order to achieve success!

Interested? Great! We are looking forward to your application, the interviewing process will start in Q4 2020.

About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then, we’ve changed the banking industry forever. And now we’re creating the world’s smooothest shopping experience. We serve 80 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 190,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world’s leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 18 different markets, hosted by +3000 people from 90 nationalities.