MasterCard Director Product Development & Innovation, Debit in Purchase, New York

Who is Mastercard?

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Job Title

Director Product Development & Innovation, Debit


The Debit Product development team is responsible for delivering new products, services, and business models to achieve acceleration of the business and open up new revenue streams that are aligned with the overall Debit strategy

The individual in this role is responsible for implementing new product concepts based on deep consumer insights and in partnerships with regions & other functions in Mastercard and guide them through development and go to market phases


Primary responsibility of the role is to drive development of new products in anticipation of or response to customer needs, market trends, and competitive opportunities

Lead the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, mapping to long term and near term objectives with a focus on commercialization and go to market strategy

Leads interfacing with technical developers to translate product requirements into technical specifications, ensuring mutual understanding and minimizing time to market. Validates technical delivery and ensures that output complies with the product requirements and is fit-for-purpose

Drives rapid prototyping, iterative design and delivery for Debit products

Integrates new requirements into existing product and service solutions leveraging project management skills and product development expertise

Work with regions on activities from initial sales, training, pilot testing, and overall go-to-market strategy. Interfaces with consumer insights team, product management teams and marketing to manage the launch of new products

Provide consultative product leadership acting as the Debit platform subject matter expert, externally representing the team at customer meetings, workshops and events.

Develops and presents business cases for new business and product opportunities

All About You

Strong understanding of the payments ecosystem, preferably with Debit or Retail Banking industry knowledge/experience

Demonstrated experience leading product and technology projects to deliver new solutions and bring them to market

Excellent ability to communicate complex ideas and solutions to both business and technical audiences

Excellent project management and presentation skills

Strong understanding of competitive offerings and industry trends; international markets knowledge/experience a plus

Self-motivated with a proven track record of delivering success while operating within a cross functional team environment

Knowledge of the Company€™s platforms, systems, and digital payments assets

Bachelor€™s degree required

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-69250