Strategy & Innovation Manager

Date: 15 Jun 2024

Location: London, GB, EC2V 7AD

Company: Paysafe

Paysafe Limited (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion in 2023, and approximately 3,200 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 260 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at


It starts here. Have a global impact on the world of payments.


Reporting to the SVP of Strategy, Innovation & Analytics, the Strategy & Innovation Manager will work together with Strategy & Directors, Analytics & SMEs (Subject Matter Expert) to support all strategic engagements (c. 80%), as well as the SVP and other senior executives in preparation of high-stakes internal, board and investor meetings (c. 20%).

Strategic engagements will range across corporate, portfolio and product strategy, and innovation will include new industries, value propositions and technologies.


What Paysafe stands for:

  • Being open and honest.
  • Keeping focused.
  • Operating with Courage.
  • Pioneering the future.

Our values and culture are driven by Equality, Development, Social Responsibility and Wellbeing. If you want to find out more about life at Paysafe, check out our careers page here


How we work:

Our preferred arrangement is for the job holder to follow a hybrid model, spending an average of three days per week at our office location. The office is located in Gresham Street next to St Paul’s cathedral with easy access and transport links via St Paul’s, Bank, Cannon Street, City Thameslink, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Mansion House.


The impact you will have:

  • Be part of a leading innovation organisation with bold ambitions 
  • Work with a lean, high-powered strategy team, scope and run workstreams independently. 
  • Deploy the scientific method to break each business problem into constituent parts and ensure rigorous and right-sized quantitative analysis to prove / disprove prevailing hypotheses, with support from company SME’s 
  • Navigate a wide range of business problems, working with the strategy lead to research, develop and deploy tailored methodologies where necessary. 
  • As necessary, conduct right-sized analysis to support strategic consulting projects and executive deliverables, ensuring accuracy and relevance of conclusions to broader team. 
  • Collaborate with the strategy lead, the insights function (consumer analytics), the delivery function and stakeholders throughout the business to deliver your objectives. 
  • Support development of high stakes deliverables for the board, investor relations and ExCo 
  • Deploy design thinking / the lean startup approach to develop new value propositions. 
  • Thrive with high visibility and high scrutiny; the role will be critical to driving the company’s near- and mid-term growth. 
  • Work across the organisation, bringing together different stakeholders. 
  • Actively engage with Paysafe’s Group Leadership Team on top strategic priorities  
  • We believe in a culture of learning and growth, frequent mentoring and development from colleagues and peers, as well as formal training.  
  • Develop specialised knowledge within the global payments and entertainment industry.


What we’re looking for:

  • A minimum of 2 years of top-tier consulting experience and minimum of three years of overall work experience in related fields (e.g., corporate strategy, finance, accounting, etc.)
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, including PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills including excel and advanced analytics
  • A strong propensity to data-driven recommendations and high consumer centricity
  • Strong internal motivation and an ability to bring the best out of those around you


A snippet of what you’ll get in return:

  • Make your day work for you with our flexible working hours.
  • Kickstart your weekend early with our summer hours during the months of June, July and August with a 3pm finish every Friday.
  • You decide what your holiday looks like with the option to buy or sell your holiday and carry over up to 5 days into the next year.
  • Enjoy social events on our roof top terrace with views onto St Pauls Cathedral.
  • Our fully equipped facilities include showers, hairdryers and straighteners and fresh towels.
  • Start your day with a free breakfast, fresh fruit and snacks.
  • Take a breather in our dedicated wellbeing room.
  • Spend time with those important to you with our enhanced paid family policies.
  • Test our products Skrill and Neteller. Upon joining we will award you £50 into each wallet.
  • Enjoy our discounts on memberships via vitality including, gyms, leisure centres, yoga/Pilates across the country.
  • Need a new Laptop or TV? We offer support purchasing Apple and LG products via Stormfront technology.
  • Join our six employee-led equality communities and help foster a workplace that celebrates diversity and create opportunities to collaborate and learn.
  • Let’s not forget, we also offer: Private health insurance (pre-existing conditions are included) & dental insurance, income protection, life assurance and more.

What to expect next:

  1. Phone screen with Recruitment.
  2. Video interview.
  3. Case Study Interview
  4. Final in-person HR interview with Recruitment and meet the team.

If you’re successful joining the team, you’ll be meeting our CEO in person during our new joiners breakfast in London – a great opportunity to network with your peers.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.