Senior Managing Consultant

Who is Mastercard?

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Job Title

Senior Managing Consultant

Group Description:

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:

The Senior Managing Consultant (SMC) is responsible for delivering end-to-end projects or a big piece of a larger/ more complex project. The SMC manages internal team of consultants and/or third party vendors, managing the day-to-day relationship with clients and MasterCard internal stakeholders, controls quality of the deliverables, and develops & delivers presentations.

In particular, the candidate should be able to:
•Support project sales through designing and/or contributing to proposals
•Capture senior and mid-level clients' implicit business needs in addition to articulated requests, and identify most critical aspects of the problem to be solved during the project
•Quickly identify shortcomings in projects and take remedial action
•Lead problem solving efforts and structure the project work plan
•Lead and manage the project team
•Coach and provide feedback to junior resources
•Lead the team in formulating, articulating, and prioritizing project activities
•Oversee the accuracy, quality and timeliness hypotheses-driven and fact-based analysis
•Develop conclusions and recommendations
•Create and deliver succinct, persuasive, and effective presentations to client executives
•Develop effective working relationships with client executives
•Contribute as a thought leader to the development of intellectual capital
•Actively participate in recruiting, training and developing others

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
•3-4 years of experience in managing projects and teams
•Payments industry experience desirable
•Ability to work on a team or independently
•Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Local language and English proficiency required

Equal Opportunity Employer


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