Consultant - Core Consulting from Financial Institutions with Analytics & Insights

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Consultant - Core Consulting from Financial Institutions with Analytics & Insights

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.

Drawing from the success of its consulting services, Mastercard Advisors is establishing teams in multiple global centers to provide high quality and scalable consulting for international clients across verticals in an efficient, consistent & profitable manner. Working with colleagues and clients locally and in-market, this team will systematically leverage our extensive experience to create and deliver powerful consulting-lead solutions & standard methodologies which generate high client impact and improved profitability.

•Do you want to gain exposure to a wide variety of different clients in the payments ecosystem?
•Would you enjoy problem solving some of the largest challenges faced by clients?
•Do you have the experience, drive, and personality to be successful in the rewarding role as a consultant to some of the industry's leading companies?
•Are you motivated by working in new consulting models, leading to insights into issues and developing recommendations that add real value to clients?


The Consultant will be part of the global team who will actively contribute to delivering consulting projects for MasterCard Advisors clients.

•Project Management & Delivery
oContribute towards the delivery of solutions, development of strategies and programs for large, strategically important global clients from a central delivery hub in India
oObtain data from multiple sources, collate, analyse and triangulate information to develop reliable fact bases and reports as per the defined methodologies
oApply a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques to rigorously identify client issues and synthesise the analysis into clear, sound recommendations
oStructure and prepare draft reports and client steering committee presentations that require minimal editing
•Team & Stakeholder Management
oPlan, organize and structure own work to manage time and effort effectively within project budget / profitability expectations
oPresent draft reports to key stakeholders for review and feedback
•Configurable Solution Development & Knowledge Management
oEfficiently leverage intellectual capital from engagement work to create reusable knowledge assets and actively develop and share tools, methods and best practices across projects
oBuild network of contacts and internal relationships across MasterCard to support information gathering and data analysis

All About You

We are looking for dynamic, self-starter and highly motivated individuals who would like to work in an intellectually & professionally challenging environment and can contribute to building up a new practice.

•Advanced degree or MBA from Tier-1 colleges with strong academic record
•Demonstrable consulting or equivalent business management experience or internal consulting experience in a major financial institution
oStrategy consulting in FS/ banking/ payments or consumer-oriented industries desirable
oAbout 2 years post-MBA consulting experience with a Tier 1 strategy consulting firm or 3-4 years of post-MBA consulting experience with Big 4
•Strong analytical, interpretive and problem solving skills, including the ability to interpret large amounts of data, some of it ambiguous, and translate it into concise rational output and recommendations
•Strong interpersonal & communication skills (both verbal & written)
•Proven team player with ability to work effectively with people at all levels in a highly intellectual, collaborative, and fast paced environment

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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