Managing Consultant, Advisors

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Job Title

Managing Consultant, Advisors

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 preeminence.

Role Description:

The Managing Consultant is an active team member who contributes to projects and manages small to medium engagements for MasterCard Advisors clients. Whilst this individual is not expected to be a subject matter expert in the payment cards industry, they will demonstrate expertise in consulting engagement management experience and professional problem-solving skills.

• Contributes towards the development of strategies and programs for large, strategically important regional and global clients
• Implements/communicates strategies to achieve goals, acts as an advisor to and maintains ongoing relationships with client executives.
• Rigorously and logically identify issues covering entire client problems
• Generates key hypotheses and independently structures work at the work stream or project level
• Synthesizes analyses into clear, sound recommendations; takes responsibility for structuring and writing reports and steering committee presentations from a works stream or project level. Reviews reports to ensure accuracy, quality, and timeliness.
• For small to medium engagements, assumes overall project management responsibilities for projects; identifies project staffing resources. Develops, defines and reviews required analyses
• Develops effective working relationships with mid- to senior-level client management
• Proactively seeks new knowledge and structures client work to facilitate the capture of Intellectual Capital with minimal oversight
• Supports MasterCard Advisors and local market account teams in client relationship management and business development efforts

Education Needed:

Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification. Advanced degree or MBA preferred

Experience Needed:

Strong solid consulting experience from a top-rated consulting firm desirable, as are payments/bankcard expertise and experience helping financial institutions at the senior management level, with:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and English
• Verbal and written communication skills in Portuguese (desired)
• Excellent analytical skills
• Ability to work in a team or independently

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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