The European Payments Council ( ) is inviting applications for a vacancy on its Scheme Management Committee (SMC) effective 1st October 2013. The vacancy is for one of the three seats available to 'independent members', meaning that they should not be employed or be otherwise affiliated with an scheme participant or banking communities, service providers or a payment services user group or user association.
The duration of the appointment is for a three-year term of office with the possibility of re-election for maximum two further three-year terms.
Single Euro Payments Area ( ) Scheme Management within the consists of two functions. One covers the administration of the Credit Transfer ( ) and Direct Debit ( ) Schemes and the process of ensuring compliance (handling of complaints, conciliation cases, appeals) with the rules as laid down in the and Rulebooks, and this is the responsibility of the SMC. The second involves managing the development and evolution of the schemes and this is handled within the by the Payment Schemes Working Group.
The structure of the SMC together with details on the internal organisation, rules and processes are detailed in the Scheme Management Internal Rules which are available for download at the foot of this page.
Application letters including an up-to-date CV are invited to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 14 June 2013.
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