International Commercial Risk Director

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International Commercial Risk Director

Make an impact on our business and the business world.


American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. The Director of Global Commercial Services International will lead a team of managers and be responsible for:


Managing and overseeing our global commercial strategy across international. The team will interface with the RROs, central risk teams, capabilities teams, and other functional owners including Global Credit, Finance, World Services, GCO and Operational risk in various regions to drive strategy and outcomes.


Responsibilities include:

  • Creating global standards across commercial
  • Monitoring the credit metrics and the effectiveness of changes to capabilities, policies and strategies across regions,
  • Designing, testing, monitoring, and approving credit policies and strategies
  • Executing global capabilities, strategies and policies to improve credit metrics.
  • People leadership and career development to a team of managers and providing regular career coaching sessions with all team members.


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills:

  • Excellent communication and influence management skills to partner across functional areas, geographies and time zones.
  • Experience in B2B/supplier payments.
  • Strong understanding of commercial data sources e.g. bureaus, insurers, etc.
  • People leadership and career coaching skills required.
  • Proven track record of managing change and driving results.
  • Strong analytical skills and competencies preferred (SAS, SQL, Python).
  • Knowledge of risk systems and capabilities preferred.

Salary: Competitive

Opening date for applications: 11/02/2019
Closing date for applications: 11/03/2019

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.


To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

12 March 2019
Location: United Kingdom Greater London London
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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