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MasterCard Product Owner in Oslo, Norway

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

Product Owner


Who is Mastercard?

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is 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.

With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Product Owner


This role drives the development of clearing and settlement products together with a broader team of SMEs within this domain.

You become the link between Nordic and International clients and our internal organizations. You will be responsible for developing and implementing our product in close dialogue with our clients and other stakeholders. You will be a member of our Product team and play a key role in developing new innovative clearing and settlement solutions based on the latest technologies - across multiple countries.

This includes:

• Support our teams in developing new generic products and services – with a focus on creating standard products for multiple clients across our portfolio

• Work on both client-specific cases and R&D development

• Work closely together with our BAs and IT teams in developing and implementing solutions

• Create and maintain backlogs, participate in Scrum ceremonies etc.

• Approve functional testing and releases of new features with relevant stakeholder

• Become SME for specific areas of our business

• Support our product strategy – with a commercial focus in mind

• Contribute to roadmap work to drive the future backlog

• Participant in client workshops

All about you

You contribute with skills, ambitions, and that little personal twist that makes us succeed

It’s the full package that you bring to work every day that gets the job done. Your professional acumen and experience form most of your qualifications, but your personality makes the difference in succeeding in this role. Especially the little twists we all have that makes us personalities instead of just a person.

Your professional qualifications and background should include more of below areas:

You have proven success in:

o Product Owner / Product Manager work within tech and banking

o Planning, executing and managing work across a team and workstream

o Translating business requirements for architecture, design, development, test, release, implementation, and support teams

o Structured analysis techniques to model, refine and communicate requirements

o Requirement elaboration and facilitation of cross-functional conversations and workshops with diverse customer stakeholders

o Delivery lifecycle approaches, both waterfall and agile

o Applying delivery tools (e.g., Jira, ALM) to drive quality

o Payments, or other operation critical or financial services industry experience

Desirable track record in:

• Deep understanding of payments, clearing, and settlement products

• SEPA schemes like SCT, SCT Inst and SDD

• A general understanding of high-performance IT systems, security models, and user authentication models

• Knowledge within ISO 20022

Besides that little twist in your personality that makes you, we are looking for a person that is:

• Strong detail-oriented, organized, and Analytical skills with the ability to get acquainted with complex business systems

• Good at defining and describing business requirements to IT

• Self-motivated drive and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment

• Curious by nature and seek information by own initiative as well as thrive in a fast-paced and busy environment

Besides speaking English, it is a requirement that you speak and writes either Danish, Swedish, or Norwegian fluently.

Traveling should be anticipated.

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-187970