MasterCard Associate Managing Consultant - ITA in Rome, Italy

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

Associate Managing Consultant - ITA


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

Are you motivated by applying rigorous and sophisticated analysis to understand client issues?

Can you develop key hypotheses and construct logical storylines?

Do you want to play a key role in driving a world beyond cash?


Working with MasterCard€™s clients on their premises to:

obtain data from multiple sources, collate, analyse and triangulate information to develop reliable fact bases

Apply a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques to rigorously identify client issues and synthesize analysis into clear, sound recommendations;

Create and maintain the €˜Programme Management Office€™ for the launch of a new corporate card and major card upgrade projects

Structure and prepare draft reports and steering committee presentations that require minimal editing

Confidently deliver presentations to internal and external clients

Plan, organize and structure own work and that of Analysts to manage time and effort effectively within project budget / profitability expectations

Extract intellectual capital from engagement work and actively share tools, methods and best practices across projects

Support MasterCard Advisors and local market account teams in client relationship management and business development effort



Proven consulting experience at a top-rated firm or equivalent business management experience Experience in financial sector or payment preferred.

Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification in engineering or economics (advanced degree or MBA preferred)

Professional level English language capability

Additional requests:

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

Understanding of Italian banking and payments market

Milan or Rome based (or willing to relocate)


Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-52450