Associate or Manager for Business Development and Growth – London

Would you like to be at the forefront of building the Payments Bank of the future? Do you have the skills and ambition to drive the growth agenda of an EQT-backed company by delivering projects ranging from acquisitions and partnerships to entering new markets? Then this might be exactly what you are looking for.

We offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant company with more than 330 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development is going hand in hand.

To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire a highly skilled Associate or Manager for Business Development and Growth. You will be part of our growing Business Development and Growth team, which reports directly to the Chief Growth Officer.

The department oversees the commercial expansion across business units and countries. We initiate and execute on critical growth projects in close collaboration with our colleagues across the group, acting as a catalyst for growth. The team also drives the evaluation of new business opportunities through partnerships and acquisitions together with Finance, Legal and other departments. Finally, the team owns and drives our ambitious global expansion plan together with regional leaders and senior management.

Key Responsibilities

In this role, you will be working across business units to drive Banking Circle’s growth agenda by supporting on and driving a variety of projects, including:

  • Business strategy, to guide the company’s direction in close collaboration with management, investors, and internal and external stakeholders
  • ​Projects to monetise our core through improved go-to-market efforts and product add-ons
  • ​Projects to drive monetization beyond the core by targeting new segments, launching new business areas, and establishing ourselves in new markets
  • ​M&A efforts and related workstreams, deal origination, evaluation (incl. Due diligence), and integration
  • ​Participation in commercial dialogues with strategic clients and partners
  • ​Strategy execution updates for Senior Management and Board of Directors meetings
  • As part of our team, your will be responsible for driving analyses, workstreams and smaller projects relating to our growth agenda.

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have a demonstrated capability from an applicable role where you have 2-4 years of business development/business expansion experience. Relevant experience within FinTech or the Payments industry would be a plus.

You are motivated to be part of a unique growth journey and the opportunity to take on the challenge of building the financial infrastructure of the future. We expect you to have a strong business acumen and an ability to navigate in an international organisation. Furthermore, we expect you to have an analytical mindset with the ability to structure, solve and communicate complex problems, and that you have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build strong relations with stakeholders.

As a person you are a team player that shows initiative, takes responsibility, and can work independently. You understand that your success in this position will be dependent on your ability to sustainably deliver to a high standard in a fast-paced environment where projects and assignments will vary considerably in nature.

The position will be based at Banking Circle’s office in London, however, flexibility towards other locations is possible.

Join Banking Circle

If this position has caught your interest and you have what we’re looking for, then please send us your resume and application via the apply link. As we will be conducting interviews continuously we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it’s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Soren Skov Mogensen, Chief Growth Officer ( or Jochem van der Zande, Senior Manager in Business Development and Growth ( Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

Interviews will take place in January 2022.

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