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Managing Consultant

Job Description

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

 

Managing Consultant

 

 

Overview
Mastercard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard Worldwide, 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
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 should demonstrate expertise in consulting engagement management experience and professional problem-solving skills.
• Contribute towards development of strategies and programs for large, strategically important regional and global clients
• Build strategies, propositions & operating models independently or as part of a consulting team
• Apply a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques to rigorously identify client issues
• Rigorously and logically identify issues covering entire client problems
• Generate key hypotheses and independently structure work at the work stream or project level
• Synthesize analyses into clear, sound recommendations; take responsibility for structuring and writing reports and steering committee presentations from a works stream or project level. Review reports to ensure accuracy, quality and timeliness.
• For small to medium engagements, assume overall project management responsibilities for projects; identify project staffing resources.
• Develop, define and review required analyses
• Develop effective working relationships with mid- to senior-level client management
• Proactively seek new knowledge and structures client work to facilitate the capture of Intellectual Capital with minimal oversight
• Support Mastercard Advisors and local market account teams in client relationship management and business development efforts

Specialist Experience

• Proven consulting experience at a top-rated firm or equivalent business management experience and internal consulting experience in a major financial institution
• Advanced degree or MBA preferred
• Professional level English and Arabic 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
• Proven team player with proven ability to work with all levels in a highly intellectual, collaborative, and fast paced environment
• Willingness to travel

 

 

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

 

Job Summary

Company
MasterCard
City
Cairo
Country
  • Egypt
Industries
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP271870
Posted
29 January 2019
Applications Deadline
09 March 2019

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