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CEO Consumer Mission

Cologne · New Business

SumUp has transformed the lives of millions of small business owners by providing them with beautifully designed, easy-to-use payment solutions and financial tools. The Consumer Tribe’s mission is to provide seamless and fair financial services all over the world.

Today, we’re bringing mobile payments to Brazil by developing a virtual wallet that will give users unprecedented control over their finances. Once we’ve developed this service, we’ll also begin to roll it out across Europe.

And this is just the beginning. We won’t rest until we’ve made payments hassle-free, fun and accessible for everyone on the planet. We’re looking for a CEO Consumer Mission to own and drive this mission and continuously challenge the status quo, to assemble the best team, market the product and align all stakeholders involved.

In this role you'll:

  • Build, lead and motivate an entirely new team and company within SumUp to create a virally growing consumer ecosystem  

  • Assemble Operations (including Customer Support, Risk and Antifraud), Marketing, Banking Relations (including Compliance), Finance Teams etc.

  • Oversee all operations and business activities and be the pacesetter continuously challenging the status quo 

  • Have full P&L responsibility for the mission within the SumUp ecosystem

  • Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of contact for important stakeholders 

  • Work closely with the product and engineering team lead in order to jointly prioritize, drive the product vision and markets 

  • Maintain a deep knowledge of the markets and industry of the company

You’ll be great for this position if

  • You are an entrepreneur, don’t shy away from challenging tasks and are looking for the next meaningful challenge; ideally, you have started or worked in tech ventures in your past experience and know the pain and rewards that come with scaling a company

  • You have excellent leadership and communication skills 

  • You have excellent analytical and presentation skills 

  • You have managed marketing teams before and are familiar with creating virality around products to make them scale

  • You have overseen operations teams before with a strong focus on meeting KPIs and improving the service provided continuously

  • You are a collaborator and succeed by empowering and developing teams

  • You have experience with B2C products

  • Payments industry knowledge is a plus

Why you should join SumUp

  • You’ll be part of one of the world’s most exciting FinTech companies worldwide. 

  • You will be part of a truly global company that is today active in more than 31 markets, has more than 15 offices around the globe and is wildly successful in providing payment services to merchants; with your help soon for consumers too.

  • You’ll benefit from the knowledge of a 1700 people strong organization whilst having all the freedom of an autonomous mission, and agile startup 

  • You’ll have fun! We’re a group of friends from different backgrounds who work collaboratively toward the same goals

  • You’ll attend offsites with our teams from São Paulo, Warsaw, Berlin, Sofia, Copenhagen, and Kyiv etc.


We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their business. With a founders mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude our diverse teams across Europe, South America, and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful in doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.