Director, Product Management, M/Chip and Acceptance Platform

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Director, Product Management, M/Chip and Acceptance Platform

Director, Product Management - M/Chip and Acceptance Platform

Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments industry and operates the world's fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities - such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances - easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.
This Product Management function is a global role within the EMV & Digital Devices team in Enterprise Security Solutions group. This role requires deep product management experience necessary to translate market requirements into specific commercial requirements, creating and managing a product roadmap, managing the product lifecycle and engaging with customers, industry partners, as well as internal stakeholders. The role also requires a good understanding of mobile payments, the market and the technologies.
This is a unique opportunity to join a team shaping the future payments landscape.

•Define the Next Generation of MasterCard acceptance terminal platform, M/Chip card and mobile applications - Integrate the new technologies and the latest functionalities and security requirements into existing device and terminals solutions
•Develop the strategic product plan and use it to deliver new product releases addressing customer needs, market trends and to achieve competitive advantage
•Provide subject matter expertise in acceptance solutions and contactless payments and build advocacy for EMV & Digital Devices products across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
•Work closely with project management, technology, deployment and certification teams to ensure new product versions are released on time.
•Create product messaging and communications materials to be used for internal and external marketing of the product including product training.
•Leads the interface with technical teams who will translate product requirements into technical specifications ensuring mutual understanding and minimizing time to market
•Work with legal department to define product licensing rules and manage the licensing process of Issuers, vendors and wallet providers.
•Identify key partnerships and lead negotiations to ensure advantageous positioning for MasterCard. Negotiate agreements, commitments, and manage relationship specific to digital with key partners.

All About You
•Demonstrated experience in product management in a hi-tech environment
•Experience in applying product management tools and frameworks (such as the PME) is a strong asset
•Comfortable articulating a value proposition
•Product marketing skills and ability to interact in both technical and business environments
•Deep knowledge of acceptance solutions, EMV, contactless & mobile products, e/m-commerce, payments industry and transaction processing •
•Excellent project management and organizational skills, with strong problem solving and analytical skills
•Excellent verbal communication, comfortable presenting, influencing and negotiating at senior management level as well as for audiences from different business disciplines and of varying technical ability.
•A proven track record of successful execution and driving tangible results
•Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment, handling complex tasks and projects without day to day supervision
•Strong work ethic and highly organized, holding self and others to high standards, able to work autonomously and as part of a team, fostering a positive team culture in line with Mastercard values of trust, partnership, agility and initiative.
•Excellent relationship management skills: effectively and proactively builds business partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; builds consensus with others to gain cooperation; develops and leverages key relationships; understands the diverse needs and objectives of various stakeholders; strong influencing and negotiation skills

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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