Global Operations Manager – Apple Pay Merchant Acceptance

Austin, Texas, United States
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200159999
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. We are seeking a Global Operations Manager to support operational workstreams across programs. This role requires you to deeply understand launching and sustaining Apple Pay programs globally as well as working directly with merchant partners. We need a thought leader who will support, document, and train regional members of the operations team. You will develop a scalable solution by identifying key opportunities to build and optimize the workstream. The team needs an ambitious, driven individual who is comfortable working in a global, matrix, fast-paced environment. Basic program management skills are also highly desired.

Key Qualifications

  • 8-10 years + experience as an Operations Manager.
  • Understanding of network tokenization standards, EMV and 3D secure rails a plus.
  • Ability to operate autonomously across multiple teams in a matrixed organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all organizational levels.
  • Experience facilitating external partner communications (e.g. presentations, conference calls, and emails).
  • Flexibility working style with an ability to quickly establish trust and credibility.
  • Ability to influence decisions, introduce new ideas, and lead change through collaboration, and leadership.
  • Attention to detail with a strong level of customer focus.
  • High level of integrity and passion in providing this vital service to the platform with a sense of urgency to “make things happen”.


Lead global workstreams with merchant partners in the areas of billing/invoicing, reporting/analytics, production support, product readiness, account management, customer care Engage with colleagues across the regional business operations teams in order to educate and transition key activities for ongoing support Engage with cross-functional teams (e.g. Business Development, Marketing, Server & E2E, AppleCare, Finance, Analytics & Reporting etc.) to facilitate the program. Work with merchant partners, acquirers and vendors to develop meaningful and long-lasting relationships. Manage change. Work side by side with your partners to find opportunities to automate, streamline, and optimize processes effectively within the Apple culture. Influence decisions and change management through collaboration, leadership and a customer-focused approach. Synthesize complex issues into a clear story and/or assess operational opportunities.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent desirable, preferably in operations.

Additional Requirements