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MasterCard Lead Project Manager-1 (PMP certification, technical delivery manager, experience in infrastructure, network) in Pune, India

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

Lead Project Manager-1 (PMP certification, technical delivery manager, experience in infrastructure, network)

Project Manager Lead


The Project Management community is absolutely fundamental to these ambitions. We need PMs who can rapidly embrace and move to a more Agile environment, with a flexible, can-do attitude within a freshly empowered and motivated community. Strong stakeholder management and client-facing skills are also essential.

It is within this context that we are recruiting a PM to initially work within the Payment Scheme Sub Portfolio. However, the successful candidate would be expected to demonstrate the flexibility to work on assignments across the UK portfolio, which could include infrastructure delivery as well as software development projects and new customer on-boarding’s.


  • Ensuring the running and control of one or a selection of projects

  • Leading and growing a team of project managers within RTP Delivery

  • Managing Stakeholders expectations to time, quality and Cost

  • Managing the governance of projects and ensure accurate data quality

  • Manage complex resolutions, and help develop solutions to complex problems

  • Liaise with external third party suppliers, internal customers and stakeholders (for example RTP Delivery Operations)

All About You

  • Have experience working in cross-functional environments and on large projects

  • Have people management experience

  • Well versed with challenges in working remotely with global teams

  • Have experience in an Agile working environment

  • Be a self-starter and a driver for process & continuous improvement within the team

  • Where appropriate adopt an iterative “necessary & sufficient” approach to delivery to enable incremental benefit/value

  • Have a strong commercial focus on activities that contribute to the performance of RTP Delivery providing measurable value to the business

  • Accurately estimate and forecast budget and resource demand

  • Effectively convey the RTP Delivery position in both written and verbal discussions with internal stakeholders and where agreed with product/external clients

  • Have a detailed understanding of all contractual obligations and constraints

  • Have experience of running projects with a budget of up to £1m

  • Have experience of managing 3rd party suppliers and vendors

  • Strong understanding of risk management

  • Strong stakeholder management skills are essential

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-188092