Director Platform Solutions

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Job Title

Director Platform Solutions

Overview
•Mastercard Data & Services, the professional services arm of Mastercard, provides consulting, marketing, and analytics to financial institutions and merchants worldwide.
•With its unique category expertise, deep understanding of customer needs and successful track record in addressing complex challenges throughout the payments lifecycle, Data & Services addresses the challenges and opportunities of its clients, enhances Mastercard's strategic and tactical performance and establishes Mastercard's global thought-leadership pre-eminence.
•The Director is responsible for Platform Sales in North America, including:
oWorking cross functionally to deliver sales of high value, recurring platforms to clients in North American
oResponsibility for delivery of platform solutions, including leading a team of consultants, overseeing complex analytics, and leading the problem-solving process
oBuilding and maintaining senior client relationships
oCollaboration with Product Development to contribute to product innovation and development as we bring new solutions to market and enhance existing solutions
oClose collaboration with Sales and Client Services team members at Applied Predictive Technologies (the software platform arm of Advisors), the Mastercard Data & Services Sales Team, and the Mastercard Account Teams
•The Director will work with a cross-functional team to build a pipeline, identify and create leads, pursue leads and drive the sales process, close deals, deliver the solution, and lead the ongoing engagement and expansion of the relationship.
•Candidates for this role will likely have answered 'yes' to the following questions:
oDo you have a track record of selling high value, complex solutions to financial institutions?
oAre you comfortable with rigorous and advanced analytics?
oHave you managed complex retail banking and/or payments strategy projects in developed markets?
oDo you have experience successfully leading teams and developing talent?
oAre you motivated by working in a flat hierarchy and making broad contributions?
oAre you interested in solving problems through technology and software?

Role
•Deliver on ACV (annual contract value) and revenue targets for platform sales in North America
•Work with other senior team leaders to build and develop the platform sales team
•Build strong relationships across APT and Mastercard at all levels
•Collaborate with the team on the sales process and play a key role in closing new deals
•Outstanding delivery of solutions and value, resulting in strong rates of renewal and client expansion
•Collaborate effectively with the product development team, helping to build intellectual capital and enhance the suite of software solutions

All About You
•Experience in software / recurring revenue sales
•Ability to lead complex, analytic projects
•Experience effectively leading teams
•Desire to roll up sleeves and make direct contributions
•Strong collaboration and ability to partner effectively with virtual, fast-paced teams
•Interest in technology and desire to apply technology to solve problems
•Demonstrated ability to build relationships with senior industry leaders
•Knowledge of the financial services industry, ideally including both retail banking and payments
•Bachelor's degree required

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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