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MasterCard VP Program Manager, Identity Data Strategy in Purchase, New York

Our Purpose

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Job Title

VP Program Manager, Identity Data Strategy


Mastercard’s Cyber & Intelligence Solutions organization develops and delivers world-class security products and services for partners across the globe. As part of this organization, the Identity Solutions team leads the development and delivery of innovative identity products that enable simple and secure digital experiences for consumers.

We are looking for a program management leader to drive initiatives that will prepare Mastercard to build a global business around new fraud-predictive uses of identity data.


In this role you will:

• Lead a cross-functional team comprised of product, data privacy, data strategy, software development, information security and other teams to deliver on the technical, operational, and legal requirements needed to ensure compliance with an evolving regulatory and compliance landscape around the globe

• Develop and drive a governance model for ensuring new products and other initiatives are using identity data legally and in conjunction with the Mastercard Data Responsibility Principles

• Establish KPIs and metrics to evaluate the success of the compliance programs

• Help the team avoid organizational roadblocks and work through when they’re encountered

All About You

• Strong leader with ability to influence cross-functional teams outside your defined reporting structure

• Understanding of data usage, data strategy, compliance, and software development issues and practices

• Knowledge of the evolving global regulatory landscape as it applies to the usage of identity data

• Demonstrated experience breaking down problems and organizing work

• Program management experience

• Strong organizational and communications skills

• Ability to follow through on long-term initiatives

• Successful track record engaging with senior executives within your organization

• Experience in data management or data governance preferred

COVID-19 Considerations

In many locations, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.

In the US, 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. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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.

Requisition ID: R-175008