MasterCard Director, Data Strategy in Purchase, New York

Who is Mastercard?

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Job Title

Director, Data Strategy


The Data Strategy team in the Data Strategy & Management organization (Chief Data Office) is responsible for developing and driving data strategies for the global product and services teams. The team ensures that Mastercard obtains and maintains the value of Mastercard€™s data assets as we build new products and services that collect, use or share data.

The Director, Data Strategy is responsible for implementing and coordinating processes and communications to align all of Mastercard€™s business unit€™s data strategies and related data-driven product development efforts. This role also will advance the data strategy for internal corporate functions and advise those functions regarding data issues.


Director, Data Strategy

Develop and implement enterprise wide processes for the evaluation of data driven products. Draft necessary templates and guides to support those processes. Develop tracking methologies and information repositiories for the documents created in the course of that process.

Create communications and education to further the data product evaluation process, including a communications strategy. Implement the communication strategy in concert with the Data Strategy team.

Understand the information infrastructure and data needs for corporate functions, including Human Resources, Finance and Law and Franchise Integrity. Based on those requirements, Identify data-related process, policy, data acquisition and infrastructure requirements.

Develop frameworks to define parameters for the use, collection and sharing of the corporate functions€™ data sets taking into consideration the data, operational, reputational and partnership-related requirements for the corporate function.

Work with Data Strategy Leads, the Data Mangement team and O&T to develop a horizontal technology roadmap to build technological solutions for managing data that meet the needs of multiple business stakeholder groups.

All About You

Experience building and implementing processes

Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven experience in relationship building and partnering. Must work well in both team and individual settings and must be able to work with a geographically dispersed team

Ability to motivate and influence highly skilled professionals to achieve major organizational goals

Ability to create strategies and plans that define how information can be utilized to support an organization's overall business strategy, and how that information and data is organized, and governed inside an organization

Strong analytic capabilities, and written and oral communication skills. Attention to detail is a must

Strong project management skills and a demonstrated ability to understand complex information product constructs

Familiarity with industry best practices for collection and use of data

Motivated self-starter with ability to excel at multi-tasking in a fast paced environment

Payments industry experience preferred or experience with equally complex systems

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.€‹

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Requisition ID: R-72982