MasterCard Director, Product Development and Innovation in O'Fallon, Missouri

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Job Title

Director, Product Development and Innovation


The Enterprise Security Solutions (ESS) team is responsible for product management and innovative product development of products and services to address the evolving risk and security needs of all of Mastercard€™s various customer segments.

The Innovation and Acquisition Development team leads the development and creation of innovative global, scalable solutions leveraging assets from the recent acquisition of NuData and Brighterion.

The candidate for this position of Director, Product Development and Innovation will work with technology, product and regional teams to lead the development and commercialization of new products.

Have you ever brought a product to market on a global scale?

Do you have a track record of €œgetting things done€ in a large corporate environment?

Are you innovative and comfortable with thoughtful risk-taking?


Generates innovative product solutions and drives product development to address customer needs, market trends, and competitive opportunities

Partners with global/regional teams to identify opportunities for products and inform internal stakeholders on new product offerings

Initiates and directs qualitative and quantitative market research to validate trends and competitive opportunities for developing new products

Develops and presents business cases for new product opportunities

Leads go-to-market process and interacts with technical developers to translate product requirements into technical specifications ensuring mutual understanding to minimize time to market

Validates technical delivery and ensures that output complies with the product requirements and is fit-for-purpose

All About You

Demonstrated success in product management and product development:

Experience conducting product demonstrations and presenting compelling product propositions at external industry events for key stakeholders/audience

Demonstrated success building relationships and delivering results with external stakeholders as well as global, multi-cultural and remote project teams

Experience with facilitating and coordinating major product and strategic development initiatives for a global organization

Strong track record at synthesizing products and services from multiple functional areas into value propositions that align with regional or local customer needs

In-depth knowledge of payments industry, merchant and/or acquiring business, and payments processing

Proven ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

Demonstrated business acumen and ability to manage integrated product solutions spanning multiple channels/segments (i.e., issuer, acquirer, merchant, cardholder, local, regional, global)

Proven expertise in building winning business cases, translating them into stories to gain approval, and delivering strong P&L results


MBA preferred

Work location: US- St. Louis, Missouri

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.€‹
Requisition ID: R-65543