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MasterCard Vice President, Technology Strategy in New York City, New York

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 (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) 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

Vice President, Technology Strategy

Mastercard is a world-leading payment and technology company with the aspiration to help reshape the digital economy so everyone can realize their ambitions. Technology is our product, and we pride ourselves on using the latest technologies to create secure, customer-centric experiences.

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.

Overview

Reporting to the Head of Technology Strategy and Transformation this position is part of the O&T Leadership team. The Vice President, Technology Strategy is responsible for owning and driving the execution of Mastercard Operations &Technology priorities. This role leads the delivery of one or more Strategic Objectives from definition to planning and through to execution success by leading a team of diverse Subject Matter Experts and Mastercard stakeholders. Furthermore, it is upon the Vice President to ensure the use of technology-based systems and processes (e.g., automation and analytics) to guarantee solutions deliver efficient, secure, and effective experiences.

The Role

1/ Accelerating the transformation of Mastercard into a leading technology company together with the O&T leadership team

• Developing and leading initiatives across Mastercard that will allow moving towards operating like a leading technology company

• Building strategic communications assets and change management practices to support the transition towards operating like a leading technology company

• Leading change management with teams and stakeholders on how to adopt more technology forward practices and behaviors

• Getting called upon to represent Mastercard at external key events, contributing to expert panels and sharing best practices

2/ Driving the Technology Transformation by leading the delivery of one or more Strategic Objectives

• Creating and implementing the strategy, roadmap, resourcing and business cases to drive and deliver one or more Mastercard’s Strategic Objectives

• Observing market trends and evolutions, monitors the organization's needs and performances against targets and evaluates potential issues in order to implement action plans

• Supporting and driving the use of leading practices to execute complex initiatives spanning different large teams/ stakeholders and geographies

• Coordinating closely with O&T leaders to drive alignment and dependencies between different priorities

3/ Standing up a best-in-class Transformation operating model and organization and serve as liaison across stakeholders

• Developing and engaging with team members by creating a motivating work environment that recognizes, holds team members accountable, and rewards strong performance.

• Assigning clear tasks and objectives and establishing performance indicators for monitoring results versus objectives

• Leading the development and sharing of best practices and knowledge that build on the MasterCard’s abilities to proactively address risks and priorities

• Partnering with business leaders to design, evaluate and advance new operating model, ensuring alignment with corporate strategy

All about you

• Results-proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, experience and judgment

• Demonstrated ability to balance the delivery of projects against the realities of a budget; and problem solving, project management and creative resourcefulness

• Experience in the payments domain desirable

• Ability to connect both on an individual level and in large groups; capacity to enforce accountability, cultivate entrepreneurship and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team to put people in a position to succeed

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

• Demonstrated experience as a leader with the ability to attract, recruit, and develop technical talent

• Commitment to diversity and ethical, accountable, and transparent leadership

• Experience in personnel, budget, risk, and resource management

• Highly developed presentation, facilitation, and communication skills (both verbal and written)

• Politically savvy collaborator and consensus builder with a track record of bringing people together around a common cause

COVID-19 Considerations

In many locations, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.

In the US, 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.

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.

Requisition ID: R-179378

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