Business Development Manager – Open Banking // Klarna

January 13, 2022

About Klarna
Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we’ve changed the banking industry forever. And now we’re creating the world’s smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world’s leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.
Klarna gives you Europe’s most scalable and proven open banking platform. It combines unrivalled bank coverage, 15 years of experience and our legendary passion for smoooth customer experiences through our optimized front-end design. We want to hire great people, who are passionate about using their talents to generate success. We are currently looking to grow our Commercial teams within Open Banking across Europe by hiring a number of business developers.
What you will do
Within Klarna Open Banking our mission is to provide global partners and consumers with easy, reliable, augmented access to financial accounts and their data, to enable the next generation of financial insights and payment services.
As part of our Partner Success Teams, you will work in a dynamic environment to accelerate our business and evolve the go-to market strategy by engaging with our partners, developing our existing accounts or breaking new ground and gaining more market shares and new business opportunities – whether it’s within already established ground or you breaking the status quo to find new opportunities.

Your tasks may include:

    • Building and executing joint agreed business plans with partners or merchants to drive mutual growth and success
    • Working closely with internal analysts, delivery and marketing teams at Klarna to drive enablement and lead generation activities. 
    • Identifying new partnerships or business opportunities, pitch Klarna’s services and close deals
    • Building great relationships both on an executive, as well as on an individual level.
    • Playing an important role in taking Klarna to the next level!

    You are:

      • An ambitious person with significant drive to build up new business
      • An entrepreneurial individual with a “can-do” mindset
      • Courageous – Willing to speak up, make decisions, and take calculated risks
      • A Detailed Thinker – Passionate and open-minded while meticulous about data and details
      • Results-oriented – Able to see beyond their own problem space and dependencies to find solutions
      • A challenger- Never misses an opportunity to disrupt the industry and embraces change
      • Customer obsessed – Our customers are at the heart of everything we do; their success is our key mission
      • If you like a high paced and rapidly expanding growth-company with lots of opportunities for your own career, this could be your first step into an amazing career at Klarna-Sales. Are you interested in becoming our next Sales Klarnaut? Then you are welcome to apply!

      We think you have:

        • Around 3-10 years of relevant sales, partner or business development experience (We are hiring on different levels).
        • Bachelor’s degree in business or other related fields.
        • Great presentation and communications skills.
        • Experience and understanding of Open Banking and API:s.
        • Fluency in English
        • Your personality, motivation and competitive spirit is what matters most. If you have a winner-mentality, a desire to learn new things to drive great customer, and partner experiences, we would like to talk to you. We are hiring in multiple locations
        How to apply
        Send over a CV in English.
        We have  a few different roles in mind and are always looking for the best fit, so do not hesitate to apply. We are looking forward to talking to you. We are hiring in multiple locations.
        Please note that we require proficiency in verbal as well as written, English for this position.
        We are currently growing our teams across Europe and are hiring in multiple locations.
        Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.
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