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MasterCard Manager, account management in Paris, France

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Job Title

Manager, account management


The Sales team is looking for an Account Manager to lead and manage existing customer relationships with issuers as well as to work on identification of new opportunities based on customer needs. Joining the team, you will be responsible for setting and executing sales strategy on a customer level in alignment with the overall Mastercard France strategy. The ideal candidate is passionate about our customers and their needs, is highly motivated, strong collaborator, and possesses an entrepreneurial mindset as well successful sales track record.


In this client-facing position, you will:

  • Deliver against country strategy, sales and net revenue targets

  • Effectively manage and develop your clients, ensuring their satisfaction with Mastercard whilst driving and increasing their profitability by selling/implementing additional Mastercard Products, services, and solutions

  • Build, nurture and maintain strong relationships within the customers at all levels ensuring a thorough understanding of their business, strategy and needs as well as sharing Mastercard positioning/Key messages

  • Conduct analysis of customer’s business through profitability modeling, financial forecasting and competitive analysis

  • Create a strong sales pipeline to increase revenue and grow the value of the accounts by identifying upsell/new business opportunities

  • Design, Prepare and present proposals to customer as well as develop detailed business cases, including financial analysis/modeling

  • Regularly report against sales pipeline, key milestones and expected increased revenues from activities – maintain Sales Force accurate at all times

  • Be responsible for the administrative and operational management of the account and be the point of contact for client escalation

  • Negotiate, execute, and manage the customer existing contract and new contract process when needed

  • Drive cross-functional collaboration/coordination across other roles (product, Data&Services, marketing…) in Mastercard with focus on delivering against client needs

  • Plan, prepare and lead regular client meetings from operational Teams to C-suite

About you

  • Master Degree ( Business school/ MBA or equivalent)

  • Understanding, knowledge and appetite of payment industry and drivers affecting the industry with ability to articulate these in detail

  • Demonstrable success at managing busy accounts and identifying up sell, value add and new business opportunities

  • Strong customer orientation and successful negotiation skills

  • Proven experience in developing relationships and building sustainable partnerships (internally / externally)

  • Excellent presentation skills, written and oral (French and English)

  • Problem solving mindset and conflict resolution abilities

  • Sense of urgency and ability to be flexible

  • Willing to travel across France as and when required (and possible)

  • LI-KV1

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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Requisition ID: R-122354