Senior Managing Consultant, Advisors

Lisbon (PT)
To be negotiate
14 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Job Function
Management Consulting
Employment Type
Full Time

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Senior Managing Consultant, Advisors

Director – Mastercard Advisors

All About Us

MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of Mastercard, provides payments-focused consulting services (including business strategy, proposition & operating model design, performance optimisation, marketing, information and risk management) to financial institutions and merchants worldwide.
With its unique payments expertise, deep understanding of customer needs and successful track record in addressing complex challenges throughout the payments lifecycle, MasterCard Advisors has established a strong track record of successfully addressing the challenges and opportunities of its clients

  • Are you motivated by developing new consulting models, leading to insights into issues and developing recommendations that add real value to clients?
  • Can you develop key hypotheses and construct logical storylines?
  • Do you want to play a key role in driving a world beyond cash?

Your Responsibilities

The Senior Managing Consultant is an active team member who contributes to projects and manages medium to large 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.

  • Provide relevant and value-creating analysis and insight for our clients
  • Design well-structured, persuasive and interesting payment strategies, propositions & operating models and deliver them with strong presence
  • Lead engagement team thinking and motivate the team to produce superior deliverables
  • Develop effective working relationships with senior level clients
  • Actively participate in business development and thought leadership activities and ensure knowledge, know-how and best practices are shared and leveraged internally to continuously improve quality and productivity
  • Manage, lead, coach & motivate junior consultants as required to ensure optimum consulting team performance

All About You

  • Proven consulting experience at a senior level in a top-rated firm or equivalent in a major financial institution
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification. Advanced degree or MBA preferred
  • Professional level English language capability
  • Strong analytical, interpretive and problem solving skills, including the proven ability to interpret large amounts of data, some of it ambiguous, and translate it into concise rational output that includes recommendations based upon core findings.
  • Strong presence & communication skills – both interpersonal & written
  • Excellent client management & engagement management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven team player, team leader & people manager with proven ability to work with all levels in a highly intellectual, collaborative, and fast paced environment

Languages: Local Language, Fluent English other language skills highly desirable
Key Words: Senior Management Consultant, Strategy Consultant, Consultant, Strategy Manager