Key responsibilitiesCreate and refine effective project plans and processes for the execution of card implementation projects.Take ownership of, and manage through to completion, a wide variety of implementation projects, utilising the above project plans to deliver to client expectations. Implementation tasks include but are not limited to; Initial client consultation; Blackhawk product configuration; Product artwork review and signoff; Co-ordination of card manufacturing and delivery (test and production cards); Data file validation; Internal card testing; Retailer card testing; Final approvals; In store production testingMaintain and leverage operational relationships with key third party suppliers essential to the card implementation process, including but not limited to card brands, gift card processors, gift card manufacturers and retail partnersDevelop and enforce a suitable quality assurance process across the programme to ensure gift card specifications are adhered to and that cards in the Blackhawk programme are of sufficient quality to minimise swipe / scan issues at point of saleEnforce Blackhawk inbound supply chain requirementsActively promote the key messages of standardisation, consistency and quality to all functions of the Blackhawk Europe business. Peer closely with Product Implementation Managers in other geographies to ensure consistency of process, including HQ in Pleasanton, California
Background in Prepaid Cards desirablePassion, commitment and a desire to contribute significantly to business successExcellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to form new relationships and win trust quicklyFlexible approach to work and a desire to go the extra mile to get the job doneInitiative, with the ability to work effectively alone or as part of a teamProject management experience, able to work on many projects simultaneouslyProcess oriented with an eye for detailInstinct for standardisation and consistency across business processes and functionsStrong sense of ownership and accountabilityDesire and ability to travel if requiredGood written and oral presentation skillsGood Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook skills
Blackhawk Network connects brands and people through innovative incentives, engagement and commerce solutions. Combining the best branded value products with cutting edge technology, platforms and services to create exciting, engagement solutions that maximise sales, productivity and loyalty.Our integrated worldwide network enables you to connect with employees, sales channels and customers in-store, online, through mobile and social networks. We work through 3 main business units: Hawk Incentives, Hawk Commerce and AchieversHawk Incentives helps companies to build, sustain and extend profitable relationships with employees and customers. We offer a wide choice of reward and incentive products, supported by easy-to-use platforms and APIs. And many of our salary sacrifice and lifestyle employee benefits are easy to implement, at low or no cost.Hawk Commerce enables gift card transactions and activations to occur at the distribution partners POS system. This business unit includes physical retail sales, ecommerce sales and our gift card exchange business.Achievers is an employee engagement platform that aligns employee and company values through real time Recognition and Engagement Measurement. We couple our comprehensive solutions with best in class services. Our focus every day is on driving business outcomes such as increased employee retention, performance, productivity and customer satisfaction.