Managing Consultant, Advanced Analytics, Data & Services
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?
All About The Role
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
All About You
Demonstrable consulting skills or equivalent business management experience and internal consulting experience in a major financial institution
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification. Advanced degree or MBA preferred
- Knowledge of at least one of the following technologies: R, Python or SQL
- Professional-level English language capability/ and local language
- Strong advanced analytical skills, interpretive and problem-solving skills, including the proven ability to interpret large amounts of data, some of it ambiguous, and translate it into a concise rational output that includes recommendations based upon core findings.
- Strong presence & communication skills – both interpersonal & written
- Excellent client management & engagement management skills; collaborate well across multiple communication channels
- Experience directly managing multiple people across multiple projects
- Proven team player with proven ability to work with all levels in a highly intellectual, collaborative, and fast-paced environment
Key Words: Manager, Data Analytics, Advanced Analytics
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