Consultant based in Amsterdam

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world's fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Consultant based in Amsterdam

Overview

MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard Worldwide, provides payments-focused consulting services (including business strategy, proposition & operating model design, performance optimisation, marketing, information and risk management) to financial institutions and merchants worldwide.
With its unique payments expertise, deep understanding of customer needs and successful track record in addressing complex challenges throughout the payments lifecycle, MasterCard Advisors has established a strong track record of successfully addressing the challenges and opportunities of its clients
•Are you motivated by applying rigorous and sophisticated analysis to understand client issues?
•Can you develop key hypotheses and construct logical storylines?
•Do you want to play a key role in driving a world beyond cash?

Responsibilities
Working with MasterCard's clients on their premises to:
•obtain data from multiple sources, collate, analyse and triangulate information to develop reliable fact bases
•Apply a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques to rigorously identify client issues and synthesize analysis into clear, sound recommendations;
•Create and maintain the 'Programme Management Office' for the launch of a new corporate card and major card upgrade projects
•Structure and prepare draft reports and steering committee presentations that require minimal editing
•Confidently deliver presentations to internal and external clients
•Plan, organize and structure own work and that of Analysts to manage time and effort effectively within project budget / profitability expectations
•Extract intellectual capital from engagement work and actively share tools, methods and best practices across projects
•Support MasterCard Advisors and local market account teams in client relationship management and business development effort

Experience
•Demonstrable consulting skills or equivalent business management experience and internal consulting experience in a major financial institution
•Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification. Advanced degree or MBA preferred
•Professional level of Dutch and English required
•Understanding of Dutch banking and payments market
•Strong analytical, interpretive and problem solving skills, including the proven ability to interpret large amounts of data, some of it ambiguous, and translate it into concise rational output that includes recommendations based upon core findings.
•Strong presence & communication skills - both interpersonal & written
•Excellent client management & engagement management skills
•Proven team player with proven ability to work with all levels in a highly intellectual, collaborative, and fast paced environment

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Equal Opportunity Employer


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