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Technical Project Manager - LATAM



Job Description

We’re Littlepay - a growing fintech headquartered in Melbourne with operations in the UK, EU, LATAM, USA, and more recently, Australia. Our payments platform enables our customers to pay for public transport using any payment card, mobile wallet, or wearable device. Processing over 100 million transactions in 13 countries and continuing to expand globally, we’re proud to move more people through better payment experiences.

Our Littlepay values:

  • Trust and be trustworthy
  • Embrace challenge
  • Solve problems, together
  • Deliver with speed and agility
  • Be candid and kind

About the opportunity

We're looking for a Technical Project Manager to help Littlepay deliver and support our suite of high-quality API-based solutions to customers and partners, and to contribute to the company's overall success by helping to achieve its growth, revenue, and customer success goals. This role is suitable for an individual with Support, Operations, and Technical Delivery experience looking to grow their client-facing, problem solving and project delivery skills.

Reporting to the Project Management Lead, the key responsibilities of the Technical Project Manager are as follows:

  • Build and maintain and the requisite product & technical knowledge necessary to support delivery to customers in the region, including:
    • API-based solution delivery
    • In-depth knowledge of Littlepay products and services
    • Operational know-how to initiate both project work activity and remedial action in response to issues.
  • Collaboration with colleagues on our Engineering and Product teams to ensure consistently high-quality project delivery and issue resolution.
  • Manage projects and provide guidance and support to customers, including;
    • Building and maintaining delivery project plans and other delivery-focused artefacts
    • Communicating with customer, partners and other stakeholders; keeping them updated on project progress
    • Risk & Issue management
  • Provide L1 & 2 Customer Support
    • Learn and operate service desk processes and procedures, providing in-region, customer support capabilities a, with a focus on customer experience.
  • Configuration and operation of monitoring and alerting systems to provide early-life support to new customers (including authoring and running database queries).
  • Project Reporting & Governance
    • Author and distribute


Ideally, you’ll have:

  • 3+ years experience working in a payments or similar environment where they have gained a front to back understanding of payments processing including knowledge of POS terminals, PSPs, Acquirers and Schemes. PROSA, Credibanco, CardNet (regional processor) preferred.
  • Experience in complex, multi-partner system integration projects in the card payments space, delivered to enterprise or government clients
  • Ability to work collaboratively, solving problems with multiple stakeholders via a a variety of interfaces to customers, merchants, devices and payment gateways
  • Experience in establishing effective project governance and stakeholder communications
  • Solid understanding of API-based integrations and ability to troubleshoot related issues using log files
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills
  • Fluency in English

Other favourable experiences:

  • Experience working with cloud computing platforms and SaaS solutions to deliver API-based solutions
  • Knowledge on PROSA, Credibanco, CardNet, etc (regional processors)
  • Experience working with Agile-based delivery & change management processes.
  • Experience in the mobility-as-a-service space or with automated fare collection
  • A Bachelor's degree in any discipline (preferred but not required)
  • A project management certification, such as PMP or PRINCE2
  • Experience as a support analyst in a complex IT support role, ideally in a cloud-based transactional management including monitoring and alerting , APIs, databases and messaging systems hosted in a secure cloud based environment

Our recruitment process

If you’ve been shortlisted for the role, you’ll first have a chat with our Talent team, who will set up an interview if the stars align. A short workplace preferences questionnaire will also be sent to help us learn more about the way you prefer to work. Following a successful first interview, you’ll meet with a second set of Littlepay folks, and be invited to participate in the final stage before being presented with an offer.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process or if you require any accommodations for any stage in the interview process, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Additionally, if you don’t meet all of the criteria (we know that some underrepresented groups tend to avoid applying if they don’t), please still apply. We really enjoy meeting people who might bring a fresh perspective on a problem we need to solve!

Ultimately, being part of our small but mighty team means you'll have the opportunity to learn about micropayments, and have a hand in the provision of services that impact millions of people. You’ll help us deliver on our revolutionary product roadmap and help scale our platform as we continue to expand across the globe.


We love to look after our people. At Littlepay, you'll be part of an inclusive and diverse team that celebrates the differences and unique gifts we each bring to work.

You’ll have access to:

  • A high trust working environment, with access to cloud collaboration tools like Notion, Slack, Miro, Google Workspace, and Jira to help us work together effectively
  • Paid professional development (including conferences, courses, learning subscriptions, etc.)
  • Harrison Assessments - our talent management provider that facilitates continuous professional development
  • A variety of flexible leave options (including annual, personal, volunteer, parental, grandparental, gender affirmation, and more)
  • A company-wide paid day off
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Wellbeing support- including a free School of Life subscription for all employees
  • Our generous employee referral program
  • Mid-year, quarterly, and end-of-year corporate and team events and workshops
  • A work from home remote set up allowance
  • International travel opportunities (dependent on role)

You'll be part of an inclusive and diverse team who celebrates the differences and unique gifts we each bring to work, and be able to take up the numerous other benefits that working at Littlepay affords you.

If this opportunity interests you, hit apply! We look forward to learning about you.

Advice from our career coach

As a Technical Project Manager at Littlepay, you'll be responsible for delivering and supporting high-quality API-based solutions to customers and partners. Here are some tips to help you stand out as an applicant:

  • Highlight your experience in payments or a similar environment with a front to back understanding of payments processing.
  • Emphasize your experience with complex, multi-partner system integration projects in the card payments space, particularly with enterprise or government clients.
  • Showcase your ability to work collaboratively and solve problems with multiple stakeholders through various interfaces.
  • Demonstrate your experience in establishing effective project governance and stakeholder communications.
  • Highlight your understanding of API-based integrations and your ability to troubleshoot related issues using log files.
  • Emphasize your strong communication and relationship-building skills, as well as your fluency in English.

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May 16, 2024


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