Managing Consultant, Advisors

Who is Mastercard?

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Job Title

Managing Consultant, Advisors

The Data & Services team is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. We combine traditional management consulting with our rich data assets and in-house technology to provide our clients with powerful strategic insights and recommendations. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, test-and-learn business experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management services. While specializing in the payments industry, Mastercard Data & Services also works closely with major retailers, airlines, and other enterprises, leveraging data and insights garnered from within and beyond its network.
We are looking for passionate and talented professionals, who share our vision for data-driven consulting, to join us and take a leading role in shaping the growth of our team.

Bring your Passion and Expertise
We recruit for and value the following core competencies:
•Passion: Actively seeks responsibility and takes pride in guiding project teams towards delivering the highest quality results and recommendations to our clients. Provide agile thinking and payment industry and technology views designed to improve Mastercard's clients card portfolios
•Problem Solving: Leads the analytics development for financial institution solutions for credit, debit, prepaid, small business and commercial products. Leads teams to identify the most critical aspects of a problem, and guides team to business-focused solutions and recommendations that drive client value. Initiates changes to project direction where required, and able to decide and act without the total picture.
•Analytic Excellence: Demonstrates a strong aptitude for structured problem solving and quantitative skills, and leads team to effective and efficient technical capability usage regardless of context. Present and explain complex analytical concepts at internal team meetings as well as with Mastercard clients
•Project Management: Clear interest in project delivery with business clients, and intuition for the way that companies make decisions.
•Client Management: Inspire client confidence through timely and reliable execution, and develop stakeholder management plans to align priorities and address support and resistance.
•Communication and Presence: Leads composition of complete deliverables and other written communication, and demonstrates an ability to communicate verbally in a wide range of complex scenarios and up to senior management levels.
•Teamwork: Partners with consulting team and Analytics hub to design and deliver creative analytic solutions for Mastercard strategic clients in portfolio optimization, overall portfolio performance and lifecycle management. Motivates medium size teams or key workstreams on large engagements to produce superior quality deliverables while creating an open collaboration environment for all levels, with a will to win attitude. Manage team of more junior analysts and consultants and guide them on career planning and provide coaching and feedback.
•Commercial Orientation: Ability to identify strong opportunities to leverage Data & Services capabilities, including identification of cross-sell opportunities beyond direct project work, and partner with broader Data & Services teammates on contracting activities, leveraging knowledge of Data & Services capabilities and how they fit together to create relevant solutions for clients. Coordinate with Business Development and other practice areas to develop client proposals, project plans and price estimates. Actively contribute to internal product development of innovative data products and platforms to maintain and build MasterCard's intellectual assets
•Leadership: Instill a sense of urgency, ownership, and empowerment and thoughtful risk taking into leaders at all levels. Structures work so it aligns with team members' goals and motivators.
•Integrity: Models Mastercard's values of honesty and integrity. Follows through on commitments and makes others do the same.
•Diverse Perspective: Brings a unique skillset or approach to the table in every client engagement or internal activity.

Qualifications

•Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Economics/Finance from a strong institution
•Graduate degree is a plus
•Advanced knowledge of programming languages, statistical and data mining tools: SQL, Python, R, HADOOP (Hive, Impala, Spark), SAS and VBA
•Experience with big data analytics, predictive modeling and machine learning algorithms is desired
•Experience with payments industry and understanding of analytics related to card spend, fraud and credit risk, interchange, consumer marketing, customer acquisition
•Executive level presentation skills and experience presenting to management teams
•Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects in parallel
•Good time management and project management skills
•Ability to work with partners and teams across functional teams in a fast paced, highly innovative and collaborative 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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