Senior Managing Consultant, Advisors - FS Analytics SME
- Mexico City, Mexico
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Senior Managing Consultant, Advisors - FS Analytics SME
Senior Managing Consultant, FS Analytics Subject Matter Expert
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.
Make an Impact
As a Senior Managing Consultant and FS Analytics SME, you will be a trusted client business advisor, and scope, lead, and advise on analytics client engagements. As the subject matter expert, you will partner with the Business Development team to develop and pitch engagements that can leverage Mastercard data and consulting knowledge in analytics. You will also be resource for enabling centralized training and knowledge management in FS analytics and will lead engagement teams to best in class insights and project deliverables.
Leading the work of the project delivery team, you will provide subject matter and industry expertise, be a resource to others to identify creative and efficient solutions and guide the team to business-focused recommendations that drive client value. Responsibilities as the engagement leader will include owning and cultivating mid- to senior-level client relationships, while proactively engaging with the client agenda and internal culture to manage relationship risks.
You will mentor and coach junior teammates outside of direct engagement teams and engender effective contribution to Mastercard's knowledge management initiatives and best practices within FS analytics. At Mastercard, you are expected to have a tremendous impact in transforming our clients' businesses, while also taking a leading role in shaping the organization's future.
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.
•Subject Matter Expertise: Regional go-to person for FS analytics, assisting with specialist sales support and product development/refinement as needed, and focused on knowledge sharing and development of team members.
•Problem Solving: 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 opportunity identification by leveraging qualitative and quantitative skills. Leads team to effective and efficient technical capability usage, regardless of context.
oDemonstrates analytical ability in all disciplines (business intelligence, descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics) and across different verticals within financial services (i.e., credit risk, fraud and authorizations, Lifecyle marketing, issuing, acquiring, etc.).
oProven track record in creating and managing delivery of analytical solutions with different languages (e.g., SQL, Python, R and using techniques such as unsupervised and supervised learning, machine learning an Artificial Intelligence).
•Project Management: Significant experience in project delivery with business clients, and intuition for the way that companies make decisions and how analytics helps address clients' problems.
•Client Management: Inspires client confidence through client recognition of specialization, 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. Demonstrates an ability to communicate verbally in a wide range of complex scenarios, up to senior management levels.
•Teamwork: 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. As the subject matter expert on project teams, provide on-the-job training on how to more effectively execute FS analytics projects.
•Commercial Orientation: Ability to identify strong opportunities to leverage analytics, 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.
•Innovation: Demonstrated ability to generate ideas and support creation of analytical based products or solutions to advance the Mastercard product set.
•Leadership: Instill a sense of urgency, ownership, and empowerment, while encouraging thoughtful risk taking among 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.
•Undergraduate or master's degree in a mathematical discipline preferred
•Experience in analytical roles within a financial services organisation or consultancy, especially management of analytical projects
•Proven analytical language skills using data science tools of R, Python, Spark, SQL. Experience in a HADOOP distributed file system is a bonus
•Experience in a consulting organization as a consultant is a bonus
•Experience managing multiple people across multiple projects and both local and remote locations
•Experience as a mentor and ability to train and upskill others in the analytical approaches and disciplines
•Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills and ability to structure analyses to form data-driven solutions to ambiguous client challenges
•Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively - both verbally and in writing - in English and the local office language
•Demonstrated ability to own and develop relationships with both mid- and executive-level client contacts and inspire confidence in Mastercard Advisors as a sought-after partner
•Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and balance thought with action while getting the most out of limited resources
•Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required
•Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of which they are applying for a position in, as well as eligible to apply for travel visas as required by travel needs
Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together.
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