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MasterCard Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions - IC in Dublin, Ireland

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Job Title

Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions - IC

Project Manager, Technology M&A Due Diligence and Integration


Are you motivated by fast-paced technology projects requiring collaboration across a multi-disciplined team? Do you enjoy working with other technology colleagues to create new solutions to solve complex business problems? Are you energized by the idea of partnering with innovative, cutting edge technology companies?

The Mastercard Operations & Technology (O&T) Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team supports the full lifecycle of technology related M&A activities, from target identification, strategic company/partner technology evaluations, technology due diligence, and the leadership of technology integrations.

The Role:

This role will be responsible for planning, coordination, status reporting, etc. of M&A project-oriented work efforts. Including, but not limited to;

  • Building, and maintaining, plans and schedules for M&A related projects.

  • Ensuring that project goals and objectives are defined and met within agreed upon time, scope and resource requirements.

  • Working with stakeholders across the organization (including operations and technology, corporate development/strategy, and global and regional product owners) to identify, and track, key dependencies and milestones.

  • Managing projects to conduct technology due diligence to assess target company’s technology, processes, tools, organisation, etc.

  • Driving analysis to uncover issues, risks, and opportunities across all areas of technology including organisation, process, tools, technology, architecture, hardware, software, data, hosting, SDLC, and so on.

  • Regularly communicating the status of specific project deliverables.

About You:

  • Strong project management skills, highly organized with strong attention to detail.

  • Proficiency with project management tools such as MS Project.

  • Proactively learns the needs of internal or external customers and takes appropriate action to meet customer expectations; strong ability to drive for change based on end-user needs.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both technical and business, with experience communicating with a diverse audience at all levels of the organization (technology and engineering staff up to and including C level).

  • Financial planning and management experience a plus.

  • Understanding of payments industry, the mobile and/or ecommerce market and technologies.

  • Ability to build strong relationships and partnerships between all stakeholders across Mastercard and acquired companies.

  • Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) degree.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

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-186496