Strategy & Operations Manager - New Venture

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Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired :

Bachelor's Degree

Travel Percentage :

0%

Job Description

About FIS Impact Labs

Our vision is to make FIS the industry-leading provider of platforms and services for companies to build and run financial applications.  To help realize this vision, FIS has created a centralized innovation & incubation team called FIS Impact Labs. The Impact Labs team will transform new product and business concepts into sustainable, organic growth opportunities while building a strong culture of intrapreneurship across FIS. 

FIS Impact Labs has launched an innovative new venture that is currently in stealth mode. We are looking to hire an all-star team that can scale the venture!

Joining this team will put you at the forefront of fintech innovation. You will be able to scale an incredibly exciting new venture while leveraging FIS strengths to dramatically accelerate success. Most importantly, your work will shape the future financial services landscape and provide immense value to our customers!

Our team is made up of builders and you should be no exception!
 

Job Description

We are looking for an exceptional Strategy and Ops Manager who is passionate about building a first in class corporate venture from the ground up. Working hand by hand and reporting directly to the General Manager of a recently built venture, this position is focused on helping the General Manager owning and supporting ad-hoc initiatives, helping with overall planning, helping lead projects with Heads of different teams, managing the day-to-day operational needs or designing and managing team KPIs.

We are looking for someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment and is interested in building and scaling a new team. You excel at building cross-functional relationships to achieve desired outcomes. You enjoy the balance between developing a strategy and operationalizing it. You have a passion for innovation and disruption. You are serially curious and obsessed with continuous learning.

Responsibilities

  • Design and manage team KPIs for reporting to executive stakeholders
  • Own or support ad-hoc strategic projects, requests and/or analysis, as needed, e.g., helping the team map out an improved process for marketing involvement to ensure we ship products efficiently
  • Manage day-to-day operational needs of the venture, which includes partnering with finance on budgeting and forecasting, with product analytics on insights, and with growth leaders on annual and semi-annual plans
  • Lead and improve overall planning, setting best practices for goal-setting and prioritization, knowledge sharing and continuous learning, headcount planning and budget allocation, etc.
  • Lead projects with leaders to optimize organizational health and structure, helping to scale the organization and build team culture, e.g., role clarity and interaction models between groups
  • Manage venture organization information cadence and processes, including internal communications (Q&A, All-Hands, posts or email updates), business updates (business reviews, bi-annual management team updates, etc.), executive meetings
  • Drive operational excellence in the organization through identification and execution of opportunity areas that create efficiency, remove obstacles, or improve processes and approaches to the business, e.g., leading initiatives around reporting, data transparency, and data accuracy across multiple stakeholder groups (sales, marketing, finance, sourcing, recruiting, legal, and product)

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in operations strategy, strategy, operations, planning, strategic planning, project planning, business planning
  • Track record of building strong relationships cross-functionally
  • Deep expertise in data-driven analysis
  • Exceptional executive presence and communication skills
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo
  • History of delivering high-quality results

Nice to have

  • Prior working experience in start-up environment or consulting firm, ideally at a fintech startup/ consulting firm.
  • Entrepreneurial track record; we want builders!

What we offer you

  • A driven, creative, and multi-talented group of colleagues who are extraordinary passionate about their role in shaping the future of fintech and driving cultural transformation at FIS
  • A high-visibility, high-impact role
  • Ownership of your role and responsibilities, impact on an innovative culture
  • Work closely with teams that are creating solutions for some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • A work environment built on trust, accountability, collaboration, curiosity, fearlessness, kindness and respect

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View our benefits here: https://cdn.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/FIGLUS/documents/2021BenefitsSnapshot-1611561721803.pdf The posted salary range describes the minimum to maximum range for this job description in the state of Colorado. The salary range is posted in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act. The salary range for this same position may be lower or higher in markets outside of Colorado.$91,200 - 153,210

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EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here


For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

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Location

Our Denver office is located in the Tech Center at Belleview & I-25, and our pictureqsue Durango office is nestled alongside the Animas River.

An Insider's view of FIS

What's something quirky about your company?

We love to dance at company parties and picnics.

We love to give "High 5s" and shout-outs for people that go above and beyond and "rock!"

Wendy Graham

Training and Careeer Development

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited to launch our 2019 Rewards of Better Business Banker referral campaign. We'll combine the successes of our 2018 campaign with new incentives for 2019, to grow the volume of qualified referral submissions from banks. Our goal is a culture of support for account executives and bankers with easy access to tools and impactful conversations.

Diana Quetti

Channel Demand Marketing Analyst, FInancial Solutions

What is your vision for the company?

We’re passionate about being the partner for connected commerce for businesses around the world and we’re creating a company culture where colleagues grow and thrive, while having fun along the way. Our teams collaborate to seamlessly serve our global customers and each colleague plays a critical role as we proudly advance the ways the world pays.

Kelly Beatty

Senior Leader, Strategic Program Management

What are FIS Perks + Benefits

FIS Benefits Overview

Taking care of our colleagues means that our customers, company, and communities are well taken care of, too. That’s why we’re always looking for attractive benefit offerings to support our colleagues and their families. In addition to competitive medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance and disability coverage to take care of basic needs, there’s also opportunities to participate in a stock purchase plan, have 401(k) deferrals matched, receive HSA seed money, earn wellness incentives, and even have your charitable contributions matched – just to name a few.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We love to make a difference in the community! Some favorite local causes include Brent's Place, The Ronald McDonald House, The United Way, The Food Bank of the Rockies and Habitat for Humanity.
Partners with Nonprofits
Some favorite local causes include Brent's Place, The Ronald McDonald House, The United Way, The Food Bank of the Rockies and Habitat for Humanity.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
African American Network, Women's Network, Young Professionals Group, LGBTQ Organization (GLOW), WorldpayGives, Worldpay Social Committee, and the list goes on!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Worldpay's Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for medical, dental, prescription or vision care expenses for you and your dependents
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Enrollment in the Worldpay dental plan provides access to two networks. You can select any dentist, but staying in the networks will cost you less.
Vision Benefits
Enrollment in the Worldpay vision plan provides access to two networks. With each, you receive discounts on eye exams, frames, lenses, contacts and vision correction surgery.
Health Insurance Benefits
Worldpay offers four medical plans - one PPO plan and three Consumer (HSA-eligible) plans. All plans offer preventive care covered at 100%.
Life Insurance
In addition to the basic life insurance provided to you by Worldpay, you can also opt for supplemental life insurance which offers another layer of protection to help meet your family's needs.
Wellness Programs
Wellness365 is a fun and rewarding way to make small changes toward better health every day. Set your interests to get personalized daily tips on nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep and much more.
Onsite Gym
Can't make it to your favorite fitness class or need to de-stress before facing the world? We have a large, well-equipped gym onsite that will help you keep you with your fitness goals!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Colleagues are eligible to participate in the Worldpay 401(k) plan immediately upon hire. Choose from traditional pre-tax 401(k), or pre-tax or Roth catch-up contributions or a combination of both.
401(K) Matching
Worldpay matches 100% of the first 5% of deferrals on a per paycheck basis. And the best part - the match is immediately 100% vested!
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
We offer eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase shares of Worldpay stock at a 15% discount off the market closing stock price on the day of purchase.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
FMLA-eligible colleagues are eligible for up to 120 hours of paid time off to recover from childbirth and to care for and bond with their newborn or newly adopted child.
Family Medical Leave
The Family and Medical Leave Act provides up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave for your own medical condition, or for the care of a spouse, child or parent who has a serious medical condition.
Adoption Assistance
An adoption reimbursement benefit is offered to full-time colleagues who have been employed for at least one year. This one-time, per person benefit helps to cover various adoption-related expenses.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our generous PTO plan allows colleagues to enjoy time away from work and promotes a healthy life balance. PTO can also be used for illness days and unexpected emergencies.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Worldpay encourages all colleagues to pursue continuing education or to work toward a degree in their field.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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