Business Development Manager - Strategic Partnerships

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 smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 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 17 different markets, hosted by 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.

Klarna strives to become the world’s favourite way to buy and we want you to help us reach this goal! We want to hire great people, who are passionate about using their talents to generate success. We are currently looking to grow our Business Development Teams in London to help achieve our mission to challenge the traditional e-commerce industry and become the world's smooothest shopping partner for merchants and customers alike! 

What you will do:

You will be a member of a dynamic strategic partnerships team that manages key global strategic distribution partnerships. Specifically, you will be the main owner of 2-3 of our Tier 1 & 2 Partners global partnerships  

Partner Management: 

Manage and support some of our most Strategic Distribution Partnerships Drive product enhancements and implementation needs for this partnershipDevelop and execute the overall partner strategy/vision/KPI'sDrive internal alignmentBe the subject matter expert for the partner internallyWork with the GTM teams to drive distribution of Klarna

Business Development:

Collaborate with global internal and external stakeholders to drive and enable new business opportunities with the partner Work on any & all commercial contracts needed for this partnership

Who You Are:

  • Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive! You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced, international working environment. You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce the best work results! At Klarna we embrace change; you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent.

  • You Should Have:

  • Experience in partnerships and payments and/or e-commerce.
  • A strong understanding of the holistic partner ecosystem in e-commerce.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, communications or other related fields.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The winning mentality to turn leads into volume!Highly motivated and competitive spirit.
  • You are a self-starter who can work independently with minimal direction.
You are a people person and enjoy networking and building lasting relationships.
  •  Nice to have: Fluent in French
Your personality, motivation and competitive spirit is what matters most. If you have a winner-mentality, a desire to learn new things to drive great customer, and partner experiences, we would like to talk to you. MBA or other applicable graduate degree is also beneficial.

How to apply
Please send a resumé in English

Location: Stockholm

Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.