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.
MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard Worldwide, provides payments-focused consulting, marketing, information and risk management services 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, MasterCard Advisors addresses the challenges and opportunities of its clients, enhances MasterCard's strategic and tactical performance and establishes MasterCard's global thought-leadership pre-eminence.
Role Description and Major Responsibilities:
A Managing Consultant is responsible for leading and managing a consulting engagement. This implies driving the problem solving process, defining a work plan & executing it, managing junior resources and/or third party vendors, managing the day-to-day relationship with clients, and developing & delivering presentation materials.
In particular, the candidate should be able to:
•Rigorously and logically identify, with senior oversight, the issues impacting the project
•Lead problem solving efforts and structure the project work plan
•Lead and manage the project team
•Oversee the accuracy, quality and timeliness of sophisticated, hypotheses-driven and fact-based analysis to be conducted
•Develop conclusions and recommendations
•Develop compelling presentation materials, following well-structured storylines
•Deliver effective presentations to client executives
•Develop effective working relationships with mid-to-senior level client executives
•Coach and provide feedback to junior resources
Education and Qualifications:
•Undergraduate degree required
•MBA or relevant post graduate degree required
Experience and skills:
•4-6 years of work experience in a top rated management consulting firm
•Experience in managing projects and teams
•Payments industry experience desirable
•Ability to work on a team or independently
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
•Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
•Local language and English proficiency 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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