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Mastercard Director, CNF (Commercial & New Payment Flows) Strategy Team in São Paulo, Brazil

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Director, CNF (Commercial & New Payment Flows) Strategy Team

Who is Mastercard?

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential.

Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

MasterCard Commercial & New Payment Flows (CNF) is a global team focused on commercial cards, (such as SME, T&E, Purchasing, Fleet and Virtual), along with B2B accounts payables and receivables, non-carded bill payments, remittances and disbursements and healthcare payment products/solutions.

Unlocking payment and data flows beyond consumer cards is a central part of our Mastercard strategy and represents substantial opportunity.

Overview

The Director, CNF Strategy team, will be leading teams and driving impact as we develop and initiate our overall strategic direction and growth priorities for CNF products & solutions globally. It is expected that s/he will be influencing and leading/ working closely within CNF and with cross-functional partners across Mastercard.

Key questions to consider for this role:

• Do you have a fact-based strategic mind-set?

• Are you comfortable saying no to senior stakeholders, even when politically challenging, when that is what the fact-base supports?

• Have you led projects with many stakeholders across different functional areas?

• Do you enjoy leading consultative goal-driven teams, with variation in day-to-day responsibilities/priorities, the highest quality standards and a will-to-win mentality?

If so, you may be a good candidate for this role!

Role

• Lead project management for strategic initiatives

• Come up to speed quickly on a wide range of topics

• Lead multiple projects efficiently prioritizing and completing highest impact activities quickly and pushing back on work that should be done elsewhere in the organization;

• Lead a diverse set of stakeholders across the organization to solicit ideas, conduct thought-provoking analysis, and generate buy-in to proposed directions;

• Plan, prioritizes and delegates teams to conduct data-driven analysis on current and potential CNF products/ offerings, including economic analysis, strategic "tailwind" and "headwind" identification, competitive analysis/benchmarking, and business case creation;

• Leads teams and stakeholders on insights and recommendations based on data and fact-base;

• Communicate effectively with executive leadership both in written for (e.g. Powerpoint, emails, memos) and presentations (e.g. steercos);

• Drive action, synthesizing findings into specific initiatives with clear ownership, governance, and tracking.

All About You

• 7+ years business experience ideally with strategy roles or consulting experience at a top-tier firm;

• MBA or relevant post-graduate degree preferred;

• Experience in leading teams on strategy development and execution, new product development, M&A / partnership strategy, business evaluation, competitive benchmarking, and financial / business case modelling;

• Knowledge of payments and our Mastercard/CNF business is preferred, but not required;

• Experience driving strategic efforts to impact business decisions;

• Have ability to influence and lead others by example through strong leadership, communication, consensus building and interpersonal skills;

• Can facilitate decision making with senior executives driving difficult conversations for productive outcomes;

• Self-driven with high ownership and discipline to ensure progress on track;

• Can lead multiple projects with different international teams concurrently.

Language: Fluent english required

Key Words:, Consultant Director, Strategy Director, Commercial, New Payment Flows, Innovation

Corporate Security Responsibility

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position must:

• Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

• Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

• Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

• Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.