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About the Challenge

You don’t just want to work for a firm, but are keen to be a key part of shaping its future? You have at least 3 years of project experience in the financial industry and at least 2 years of financial messaging experience? Then consider this opportunity as a Payments Guru/Expert/Consultant* at Projective. (*Choose whichever title you prefer!)

As a Payments Consultant, you’re a born leader with great coaching skills. You move fast, are bold, and thrive in a dynamic, quickly changing environment. Your pragmatism and boots-in-the-mud approach brings value to your team and project. You dare to speak up for your beliefs, which build and expand on your team’s ideas. With your open and transparent communication, you gain your stakeholders’ trust and build a strong relationship with the client.

Some of your activities include:

  • Implementing new payment standards and analyzing its impact on the client’s organization and IT landscape
  • Actively managing the delivery of change programs and portfolios
  • Creating high quality presentations/reports to effectively communicate project findings
  • Assisting in documenting, evaluating and translating business architectures and needs into technology options and technical architectures

Your skills

You’re a true consultant with strong quantitative, analytical, and influencing skills. You have the ability to pitch comprehensive solutions for clients in a logical and structured way. You have excellent client facing capabilities and are able to develop and manage client relationship successfully. You’re eager to travel and work in cross-border/cross-disciplined teams at client sites.

You have worked hard to meet the following requirements:

  • Project experience of at least 3 years in the financial industry, preferably within a consulting environment
  • Payments messaging experience of at least 2 years
  • You can communicate complex ideas effectively in English and speak the national language of your base country
  • Good understanding of message (MT & MX) uses, elements, structures and flows
  • Ability to capture and document the current state of payments systems and architecture, data models, infrastructure, and operational processes
  • Ability to design future Target Operating Models (across connectivity and core payment processing) and perform a comprehensive gap analysis
  • Working knowledge of payment hub products (Temenos, Finastra, FIS, Fiserv) is preferred
  • Understanding of PSD2, open banking, instant payments would be considered a plus

Our offer

Exellys isn’t your typical recruiting or consulting agency, we’re a different breed. We are a tech talent incubator, which is every bit as cool as it sounds. Being deployed at Projective while working for Exellys, offers a unique combination of opportunities.

Apart from the financial services expertise at the client, here’s what you can expect from us:

  • You’ll join an awesome community and enter one of our Smart Programs, based on where you are in your career and where you want to go. Did we mention you’ll get a personal coach as well?
  • Next to a generous monthly salary, you'll receive a company car or a flexible mobility budget and tons of other benefits (pension, daily compensations, etc.)
  • You’ll spend most of the time at (y)our client’s, except for regular Exellys trainings, fun events, tribe meet-ups, after works, knowledge sharing sessions, etc.
  • After two years of coaching and upskilling from Exellys, you’ll get the opportunity to join (y)our client’s organization as an internal employee. Or if you prefer to stay with us, you could explore our follow-up Smart Programs as well.

Key figures

  • Offices in Brussels, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris
  • Over 150 Projectivers on board
  • Part of a unique ecosystem for change which gives our clients and employees access to many talented companies and resources
  • Flat-structured: there are no titles (you’re welcome to have a chat with the CEO over a drink at our company bar)
  • No heave management structures: Projectivers are involved closely with the day-to-day company activities and have a real influence on the growth of the company

Company insights

More about this organisation

At Projective, we transform the financial industry by coaching and delivering the necessary changes for our clients. Our unparalleled seniority, neutrality, independence and pragmatic approach ensure a quick and successful roll out of our clients’ projects and programmes. We offer world class project and programme management, as well as delivery and operational excellence, regulatory and innovation services. Our sole focus is on the financial industry which makes us real experts in this area. We can offer full solutions covering services, know-how, technology and even funding. We get the job done, plain and simple.

Next steps


  • Apply now
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  • Ace a phone call
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  • Convince us
    You can expect up to 2 rounds of interviews
  • Show your skills
    A series of technical tests based on your expertise
  • Sign the contract
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