MasterCard Associate Managing Consultant-1 in Cairo, Egypt

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 at https://www.priceless.com/ ®. 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-1

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 Associate Managing Consultant is an active team member who contributes to projects and manages workstreams within 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

• Rigorously and logically identify issues and potential solutions to client problems

• Obtain data from multiple sources, collate, analyze, and triangulate information to develop reliable fact bases

• Apply a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques to rigorously identify client issues and validate hypothesis

• Synthesize analyses into clear, sound recommendations; take responsibility for structuring and writing sections of reports and steering committee presentations at a works stream or project level where required.

• Assume individual workstreams responsibility within an engagement.

• Confidently deliver presentations to internal and external clients

• Plan, organize and structure own work and that of Analysts

• Develop effective working relationships with mid- to senior-level client management

• Proactively seek new knowledge and structure their client work to facilitate the capture of Intellectual Capital

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

• Work at client sites and / or remotely as required

All About You

• 4-5 years consulting experience at a top-rated firm or equivalent business management experience and/or 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

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-76746