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MasterCard Director, Enterprise Strategy-2 in London, United Kingdom

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion ( for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Job Title

Director, Enterprise Strategy-2

The Enterprise Strategy Director, reports to the SVP, Strategic Operations, and provides support on the strategic operations for the President, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions office. The role works with stakeholders on strategic initiatives, managing divisional performance, aligning plans across Mastercard central corporate functions, the office of the CEO and business units, and telling the C&I story to key internal stakeholders.


• Be agile and flexible to respond with urgency to the evolving needs of the business, C&I President and the global and regional Leadership Team

• Partner with Leadership Team to create holistic objectives and advance the group’s strategies, while ensuring alignment with corporate strategy

• Monitor execution of strategy and business plans, track divisional performance against goals and objectives

• Lead cross functional project teams as needed and coordinate efforts for specific initiatives across teams

• Orchestrate collaborative discussions & joint summits across Business Units

• Design and publish internal dashboards including KPI Dashboards to track business performance and key initiatives for the business

• Support with the development, review and submission of key business reviews including Operating Reviews, Executive and Board presentation

• Collate input and create exec briefings on key talking points as a critical input to management committee meetings, Board meetings and other relevant forums attended by C&I President

• Ensure that senior staff meetings are planned; agendas prepared; minutes recorded and appropriate follow-up actions are taken

• Establish and maintain open and fluid communication and working relationships within and beyond C&I, including with key Mastercard stakeholders (e.g., regional heads, SMEs, etc.) to ensure regular alignment and coordination, and successful project execution

All About You

• Ability to manage and influence across all levels within a complex environment with a degree of sound judgment and ‘backbone’ to voice a challenge when appropriate

• Ability to manage sensitive information and provide a strong sense of discretion

• Demonstrated strong analytical skills, with ability to articulate outcomes, solutions and strategies from the data

• Strong written, presentation and verbal communications skills

• Success evaluating complex strategic initiatives, facilitating, influencing and contributing to strategy design and advancement

• Credibility with all levels of staff (up to and including senior executives)

• Willingness to travel

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-182557