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MasterCard Manager, Innovation Management – Business Payments Innovation in Purchase, New York

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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

Manager, Innovation Management – Business Payments Innovation


Are you interested in incubating new products and use cases, and leading the early stages of businesses which Mastercard is counting on to drive future strategic growth beyond card? Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur inside a large organization?

New Payment Flows is an entrepreneurial team in North America (NAM) set out to develop breakthrough business opportunities/revenue flow and bring them to market. Our focus is business payments – an area which is ripe for disruption and modernization, valued at $25 trillion in NAM alone and the ideal opportunity to capitalize on both our Vocalink acquisition and the U.S. shift to real-time payments. Because our mandate is so unique and innovative, our team scope is broad and touches every stage of the early product journey – including customer needs identification, business case development, product strategy, product development, go-to-market planning/execution, and sales/sales enablement.


The Manager, Innovation Management will shape and support all aspects of the product, from vision and roadmap, to functional and technical requirements for pilot and MVP builds for new multi-rail payments solution. Our focus is on solutions that digitize business payments, unlock working capital, automate processes, and reduce friction in global commerce. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with Mastercard product and services teams to leverage existing assets and with external partners and vendors to accelerate speed to market.

All About You

As part of a team whose remit is to come up with 2 new product concepts a year and help pave the way for the future of the Mastercard multi-rail payments strategy and Real-Time Payments business, this role requires an individual who is flexible, comfortable with ambiguity, and thrives on the innovation process. They should be an excellent communicator and influencer, an experienced manager and collaborator, have strong business acumen and technical aptitude, and be able to balance strategy and vision with a willingness to roll up their sleeves to execute.

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.

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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Corporate Security Responsibility

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position 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.

Requisition ID: R-144717