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Operations Manager

Orange County, CA (On-site)

Our client, an award-winning, and fastest growing payments processing and solutions provider in North America, seeks a Operations Manager. The Operations Manager reports directly to the Vice President, Operations and manages the Agent Relations, Data Entry, Deployment, Merchant Services and Dispute Management functions.

The Company

Accepting electronic payments sounds like simple a thing—and it should be. Somewhere along the way, it became very complicated. Our client has successfully built a professional business of providing these services and is now expanding its team to support its continued success.

The Company has a dynamic – high energy environment and is experiencing strong growth. The Company is led by an industry veteran and innovator with over 40 years of experience in the payment processing space. The team is innovative, creative, and talented. The Company’s mantra is to move fast to deliver unique customer solutions, improve processes, and lead with technical innovation. The Company seeks team members that are willing to jump in and do what it takes to find trailblazing solutions and keep customers happy.

The team is responsible for every dollar that moves through their acquiring partners, networks, and internal systems. The team’s mission is to make payments efficient, effective, and low-cost and to support their clients in a “best of breed” fashion.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interfaces with management to determine resource requirements for staffing and scheduling to meet business expectations.
  • Demonstrate a strong level of product knowledge and a commitment to quality and consistency.
  • Participates in daily, weekly, monthly and annual planning, risk and compliance meetings.
  • Perform supervisory functions to effectively manage the assigned Operations team including performance evaluations and ability to manage through a progressive process.
  • Create a positive team environment focused on learning and performance.
  • Drive team to provide a consistent outstanding customer experience and meet or exceed performance expectations.
  • Reviews ongoing performance results to established targets and takes corrective measures within authorization or escalate as needed.
  • Conduct effective team meetings, facilitating learning and group participation.
  • Serve as a resource for customer call escalations and general customer service questions.
  • Provide operational support for new training and process roll outs.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of this position.
  • Projects a favorable image of the company to promote objectives and foster and enhance public recognition.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor updated of all problems or unusual significant matters and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action.
  • Ensure all department processes are accurately documented and reviewed periodically. Create detailed procedures for any new operational activities or processes
  • Ability to identify operational improvements and make recommendations to drive operational efficiencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills & Qualifications

  • Work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional People skills, and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Work well in a diverse team environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading a team in a high-level customer service environment within the electronic payment / Fintech industry.
  • Proven mentorship skills, with a demonstrated ability to listen, creatively problem-solve, and positively impact individuals’ performance.
  • History of consistently meeting or exceeding performance expectations though coaching and developing others in a positive and sustainable manner.
  • Knowledge of Card Services industry a strong plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to articulate complex issues in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • Must be poised, with a demonstrated ability to navigate challenging customers, high volume and rapid change.
  • Must be comfortable and flexible in working in an environment where continuous improvement is expected.
  • Must be able to consistently achieve high work standards; accuracy and timelines are essential.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University and five to ten years related experience.


Annual base compensation for this role will be competitive depending on experience. The Company has a competitive benefits package.

Contact Us

If you are interested in this position or know of an executive who is the right fit, please contact us or forward this document. Contact information follows: Rachel Gibson, Director of Recruiting at rgibson@hardestyllc.com.

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior

Employment Type: Full-time

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