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MasterCard Vice President, Global Product Management, Operational Insights Program in O'Fallon, Missouri

Our Purpose

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Job Title

Vice President, Global Product Management, Operational Insights Program

Job Description

Vice President, Global Product Management, Operational Insights Program

Vice President, Global Product Management, Operational Insights Program


MasterCard Data & Services enables customers across industries and geographies to make smarter decisions and reach better outcomes with a tailored portfolio of solutions beyond the transaction.

• We harness the power of real-time, anonymized, aggregated transaction data; powerful software platforms; and a wealth of expertise

• We empower customers to make better data-driven decisions by unlocking a holistic view of consumer behavior beyond their four walls and distilling actionable insights from data

• We work with financial institutions, retailers, telecommunications organizations, travel companies, and more

We are looking for a Product Manager to lead the technology-focused function within the Operational Insights Global Product Management team. This person will lead a team of product managers and oversee key activities including execution of the product strategy, management of the roadmap, shaping the product platform architecture and the creation of technical requirements.

This individual will partner closely with other members of the Global Product Management team to develop the product strategy and ensure product priorities are well-aligned with commercial objectives. This individual will also be the key collaborator with the Platform team to shape the long term technical vision for the product and ensure efficient development execution.

Product Managers in Data & Services at Mastercard

• Build revolutionary products that advance how businesses all over the world derive the most value from their data assets

• Translate a deep understanding of our customers into products and solutions that drive significant customer value

• Balance the long-term direction of a product with today’s needs and constraints by fully understanding the technical, competitive, and commercial contexts of our products

• Ensure technical success of our products through close partnership with Technology teams

• Drive globally-relevant solutions by understanding regional needs and tradeoffs, and build scalable products that serve an array of customer segments

• Set product direction with coordination, not isolation—taking into account how our products all work together to serve customer needs


• Manage a group of Product Managers and Designers through the product development lifecycle

• Prioritize development efforts as they align against product strategy

• Guide major product investment decisions and represent progress against product goals and development to business leaders and key stakeholders

• Manage the design and execution of user research, including customer interviews, in order to deepen the teams understanding of customers’ pain points, motivations and opportunities

• Partner with commercially-focused Product Management function to set and achieve a product vision and to ensure consistent alignment between business priorities and development objectives

• Partner with technology team to shape platform architecture and technical roadmap

• Oversee timely and high-quality execution of creation of technical requirements

• Build strong working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders to achieve product goals

• Mentor, develop, and foster the skills and career path for a team of junior product managers

• Demonstrate end-to-end ownership over product launches to ensure delivery of user and business value

• Lead efforts to shape product management process and foster an agile, user-focused, product-led culture

All About You

• Agile product management experience in analytical products and business intelligence solutions

• Experience in managing analytical solutions designed for payments or a related financial services sectors preferred

• Hands on analytical experience preferred

• Strong focus on delivering user and business value

• Experience designing, executing and distilling user research to drive value for the customer, an outstanding user experience and stickiness

• Keen understanding of competitive offerings and industry trends in the self-service analytics space, and the ability to translate this understanding into meaningful actions and product enhancements

• Proven track record collaborating in cross-functional teams to deliver outstanding products and features

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to interface with internal and client senior leadership

• Highly organized and able to deal with multiple and competing priorities

• Experience managing and motivating a high performing team comprised of individuals with business and technical skill sets

• Knowledge and skills using product management tools, (e.g. market and product plans, project timelines, marketing research, pricing, business case development)

• Bachelor’s degree in business or relevant experience; advanced degree a plus

• Experience in the payments industry a plus

• Technical background (e.g. Computer Science or related field) a plus

COVID-19 Considerations

We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

About Mastercard

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 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-151129