Latest Vacancies at Mastercard Nigeria

MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) or MasterCard Worldwide is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the MasterCard International Global Headquarters, Purchase, New York, United States, in Westchester County.

At Mastercard, we are committed to supporting our diverse and inclusive workforce across the globe. As part of that commitment, we offer generous benefit programs that are designed using global standards to ensure the financial, emotional, and medical safety of all our employees and their loved ones.

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The work at the Foundation:

  • We have entered a very exciting time at the Foundation as we scale up our operations across Africa to realize our Young Africa Works strategy. Our role at the Mastercard Foundation is to be a catalyst. Our Young Africa Works strategy focuses on working with others to spur systemic change so young people have the opportunity to find work that is dignified and fulfilling.
  • The Foundation has opened offices in Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Uganda, building a broader leadership presence in Africa to develop specific strategies that support youth employment.  
  • Within a country, we work with governments, the private sector, educators, young people, and other funders to improve the quality of education and vocational training, prepare young people for the work force, expand access to financial services for entrepreneurs and small businesses, and connect job seekers to dignified and fulfilling work.
  • We are ambitious and driven. Our values transcend and rise above everything else as our guide. We encourage you to bring your bold ideas, curiosity, and expertise to your work. We laugh at ourselves and with each other. We are a team. Our journey together makes our impact even more meaningful. 

Understanding Canada Programs at the Foundation:

  • The Foundation has begun working within Canada in partnership with Indigenous communities and post-secondary institutions to listen, learn, and best understand how we can act in meaningful ways. 
  • The EleV strategy was co-created with Indigenous communities, young people, and partners to enable 30,000 Indigenous youth to complete their education and transition to dignified work aligned with their values and aspirations.
  • As reflected in Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action, education is a key driver of improved socio-economic well-being. 
  • Through building partnerships with Indigenous communities, we look to expand our initiative ultimately helping to support a generation of transformative Indigenous young leaders who will be change agents within their communities. 
  • We believe that by setting a bold target, we will encourage engagement across sectors and create momentum that will elevate the strengths and opportunities of Indigenous youth. In keeping with our approach, Indigenous communities and young people will be the drivers of this transformation. 
  • The program will promote innovations to address longer-term systemic change to achieve economic prosperity and social well-being within Indigenous communities.
  • The EleV team oversees current and emerging partnerships related to Indigenous education. Consistent with our overall vision and Youth Africa Works strategy, we will share learnings and opportunities to connect across the work of the Foundation.While operating in distinct contexts, the centrality of youth voice and vision, affirmation of culture and identity, and priority to enhance community capacity for self-determination are common threads upon which our work is strengthened and reinforced.
  • If you are an experienced Enterprise Architect professional looking to increase your impact, read on!

The Opportunity:

  • Reporting to Head Technology Business Partnership, the Enterprise Architect will play a critical role as an IT resource responsible for conducting business application reviews and documenting current systems. 
  • The role will address problems of systems integration, compatibility and multiple platforms, and is responsible for the technical correctness and completeness of the integrated systems design.
  • The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of an organization’s IT networks and services. As an enterprise architect, you will be responsible for overseeing, improving and upgrading enterprise services, software and hardware.
  • The successful candidate will be based in any of our listed offices in Africa (Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria).

Responsibilities
Ways you can contribute:

  • Recommend new technologies and software applications to meet the company’s needs.
  • Recommend improvements to the organization’s existing software applications.
  • Continuous engagement and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to understand their needs.
  • Act as a technical resource during other projects as required.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of solutions design and related documentation.
  • In collaboration with development employees, responsible for the creation and implementation of the Foundation’s applications’ standards, practices, and procedures.
  • Research, recommend, and help to implement new software applications.
  • Review and discuss all technical solution designs from external vendors to ensure the needs of the Foundation are met.
  • Responsible for documenting current systems and creating the view of the enterprises system landscape.
  • Consider risk factors such as cyber hacking, breaches and business continuity to minimize exposure to the solutions and technologies across the enterprise.
  • Applies job knowledge to make disciplined decisions in a timely fashion.
  • Focus on solutions that are aligned for efficiency and re-usability across the enterprise.
  • Ability to make recommendations and decisions even when all the information is not known.
  • Ability to recommend creative and innovative technical solutions with standard and non-standard approaches and technologies.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or related field is required.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in front end UI, backend DB, and both batch and real-time integration development technologies and practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of technologies to develop recommendations for updating, integrating and simplifying application solutions across the enterprise.
  • Advanced knowledge of Cloud-based architectures.
  • Advanced skill in creating and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of market, industry and business fundamentals.
  • Assessing end-to-end business processes, procedures, and business rules in conjunction with business partners, designing new and mapping existing business processes through research, interviews, and facilitation sessions.
  • Experience driving adoption of new applications, processes, and revised functionality.
  • Proven ability to synthesize complex information and communicate key issues using presentation software (e.g., PowerPoint) and visual techniques into highly enjoyable and easy to consume formats.
  • Understanding of the different application architectures.
  • In-depth understanding of cloud-based technologies and applications.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills, including the ability to deal with situations where information is difficult to obtain, complex or ambiguous
  • Is known to” think outside the box” and generate original solutions that lead to creative and resourceful ways to deal with different business problems and opportunities.
  • Are results-driven and motivated by a sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency; possess a proactive and ‘self-starter’ mentality.
  • Ability to operate autonomously and with limited supervision.
  • Contributes to the planning of the overall organizational Application strategy.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

Legal Counsel

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Job Description:
  • Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel (West Africa), the role will be responsible for a providing high quality legal advice and support to key stakeholders within the Foundation’s business across this region.
  • This role is also responsible for reviewing and advising on vendor contracts and where relevant, funding contracts, and providing legal support, with a particular emphasis on Africa operations in the region.
  • The successful candidate will be based in Nigeria.

Ways You Can Contribute

  • Provide legal support on projects, programs and other transactions related to the Foundation’s Africa operations in the West, Central and Northern region.
  • Participate in various projects as legal support for the Foundation.
  • Proactively identify, analyze and respond to legislative developments affecting the Foundation in the region.
  • Provide support in policy discussions and negotiations with officials internally and externally, developing relationships with members of the legal profession and lawyers working in development external law firms and/or partner agencies.
  • Negotiate and review region-based vendor contracts and communicate feedback appropriately.
  • Collaborate with Legal and Compliance team in providing support to country and program teams in review of funding proposals and new program areas.
  • Monitor contract and regulatory compliance on program implementation and related risk management issues.
  • Ensure contracts are in line with the Foundation policies, procedures and strategic objectives.
  • Champion a values-based compliance culture as our organization evolves.
  • Collaborate with Legal and Compliance Team to maintain and upgrade funding documentation.
  • Support the continuous improvement of legal processes and procedures.
  • In partnership with the business leaders and external partners co-create the design and support the implementation of Compliance programs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Degree in law (LLB or JD) or another relevant field is required.
  • Member in good standing of a Law Society.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a reputable firm or in-house position with a demonstrated record of success in the region.
  • Experience in charitable and non-profit law is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate, commercial, and key legal and regulatory considerations relevant to the region.
  • Experience working in a start-up or ‘build’ environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Strong leadership, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills and is open and receptive to feedback.
  • Must be fluent in English (and French for West, Central, North region).
  • Ability to challenge appropriately and voice alternative perspectives and viewpoints.
  • Ability to exercise appropriate and sound judgement and discretion in dealing with legal matters.
  • Results driven; Motivated by a high sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial; can formulate and develop new or creative approaches to problems and inspires others on the team to do so as well.
  • Professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

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Associate Managing Consultant, Advisors

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Job Description:
  • The Advisors Client Services team is a key differentiator for Mastercard, delivering 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, Advisors Client Services also works closely with major retailers, airlines, and other enterprises, leveraging data and insights garnered from within and beyond its network.
  • We are looking for passionate and talented professionals, who share our vision for data-driven consulting, to join us and take a leading role in shaping the growth of our team.

Make an Impact as an Associate Managing Consultant:

  • As an Associate Managing Consultant, you will have the opportunity to lead key client engagements across a range of industries and types of projects, such as consulting services, Test & Learn, digital marketing, or data and analytics. Working with technology and data, you will generate key hypotheses and independently structure workstreams covering client problems.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day work of the project Client Services team, you will identify creative and useful analyses to address client problems, synthesize analyses into clear, sound recommendations, and create effective, impactful storylines and slides. Responsibilities within project management will include building strong relationships with mid-level client management and independently assessing client agenda, internal culture and change readiness.
  • In leading the problem-solving process to drive high-value decisions, you will also have the opportunity to mentor junior teammates and contribute to the firm’s intellectual capital and solution development. At Mastercard, you are expected to not only have a tremendous impact in transforming our clients, but also have a leading role in shaping the organization’s future.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Undergraduate or Master’s Degree and 3 – 5 years of work experience after completing your undergraduate degree
  • Experience in a consulting organization as a consultant
  • Experience directly managing multiple people across multiple workstreams
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills and ability to structure analyses to form data-driven solutions to ambiguous client challenges
  • Exposure specifically in payments and / or retail banking or merchants preferred
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English and the local office language(s)
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust-based relationships with both junior- and senior-level client contacts.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required, SQL / data expertise preferred.
  • 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.

Bring your Passion and Expertise:
We recruit for and value the following core competencies:

  • Passion: Actively seeks responsibility and takes pride in delivering the highest quality results and recommendations to our clients.
  • Analytic Excellence: Demonstrates a strong aptitude for structured problem solving and quantitative skills.
  • Project Management: Clear interest in project delivery with business clients, and intuition for the way that companies make decisions.
  • Communication and Presence: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in client-facing situations, positioning Mastercard’s solutions as high value solutions in sales and delivery conversations.
  • Teamwork: Willingness to work within small teams to produce outstanding deliverables, with a will to win attitude.
  • Integrity: Commitment to Mastercard’s values of honesty and integrity with a willingness to embrace and learn from our mistakes.
  • Diverse Perspective: Brings a unique skillset or approach to the table in every client engagement or internal activity.

Managing Consultant, Advisors

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Job Description:
  • Mastercard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard Worldwide, provides consulting services (including business strategy, proposition & operating model design, performance optimization, marketing, information and risk management) to financial institutions, merchants and governments 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?
  • Have you led projects with teams with diverse skills and experience?
  • Do you want to play a key role in driving a world beyond cash?

The Role

  • The Managing Consultant (MC) will be part of the global leadership team formulating, implementing and managing a new consulting delivery model for Mastercard Advisors:
  • Responsible for developing top quality work in the centralized configured consulting team.
  • Help develop a scalable consulting business by developing and deploying established project templates to ensure consistent, high quality deliverables.
  • Develop relevant and value-creating analysis and insight for our clients; ensure work is synthesized into clear, sound recommendations with high standard document outputs
  • Support development of competency centres on core Advisors configurable offerings within central team.
  • Develop effective working relationships with mid to senior level colleagues
  • Proactively seek new knowledge and skills and facilitate the development of intellectual capital
  • Lead small teams of local consultants and analysts undertaking project work
  • Monitor configured offering processes and deliverables to identify creative and useful additional and/or alternative analyses and paradigms to improve project quality and economics.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Mastercard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard Worldwide, provides consulting services (including business strategy, proposition & operating model design, performance optimization, marketing, information and risk management) to financial institutions, merchants and governments 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?
  • Have you led projects with teams with diverse skills and experience?
  • Do you want to play a key role in driving a world beyond cash?

The Role

  • The Managing Consultant (MC) will be part of the global leadership team formulating, implementing and managing a new consulting delivery model for Mastercard Advisors:
  • Responsible for developing top quality work in the centralized configured consulting team.
  • Help develop a scalable consulting business by developing and deploying established project templates to ensure consistent, high quality deliverables.
  • Develop relevant and value-creating analysis and insight for our clients; ensure work is synthesized into clear, sound recommendations with high standard document outputs
  • Support development of competency centres on core Advisors configurable offerings within central team.
  • Develop effective working relationships with mid to senior level colleagues
  • Proactively seek new knowledge and skills and facilitate the development of intellectual capital
  • Lead small teams of local consultants and analysts undertaking project work
  • Monitor configured offering processes and deliverables to identify creative and useful additional and/or alternative analyses and paradigms to improve project quality and economics.
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Senior Managing Consultant, Advisors, Client Services, Data & Services

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • 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.
  • We are looking for passionate and talented professionals, who share our vision for data-driven consulting, to join us and take a leading role in shaping the growth of our team.

The Role

  • As a Senior Managing Consultant, you will be a trusted client business advisor, and lead client engagements across a range of industries and types of projects, such as consulting services, Test & Learn, or data and analytics.
  • You 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 or industry expertise, be a resources to others to identify creative and efficient solutions, and guide the team to business-focused solutions and recommendations that drive client value.
  • Responsibilities within project management will include owning mid- to senior-level client relationships and proactively engaging in the client agenda, internal culture, and relationship risks.
  • As a strong people manager, you will mentor and coach junior teammates outside of direct engagement teams, and engender effective contribution to Mastercard’s knowledge management and best practices. At Mastercard, you are expected to not only have a tremendous impact in transforming our clients, but also have a leading role in shaping the organization’s future.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Undergraduate or Master’s Degree and tenured work experience after completing your Undergraduate Degree
  • Experience in a consulting organization as a consultant
  • Experience directly managing multiple people across multiple projects
  • Experience as a people manager
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills and ability to structure analyses to form data-driven solutions to ambiguous client challenges
  • Exposure specifically in payments and / or retail banking or merchants preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to own and develop relationships with both mid- and executive-level client contacts and inspire confidence in Mastercard 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, SQL / data expertise preferred
  • 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.

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