MasterCard VP, Strategy in Purchase, New York
Who is Mastercard?
We are the global technology company behind the worlds fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.
The Vice President, Strategy, will play a leading role in the formulation, analytical review, preparation and communication of corporate strategy; will lead projects or major work streams related to emerging strategic issues and business area strategies as needed; and will undertake strategic reviews as requested by management. Incumbent will also work with the companys business leaders and corporate development team to inform and assist in driving the inorganic growth agenda of the company, based on its overall strategic priorities.
Identify, structure, prioritize, and lead projects or major work streams related to MasterCard corporate strategy, priorities, and special initiatives
Manage project teams across functions and markets to structure and solve business problems and make recommendations on a wide range of issues
Balance facilitation, influence, and content contributions to help business leaders design and advance their strategies, ensuring alignment with the corporate strategy
Develop frameworks and perspectives to support the prioritization of corporate initiatives
Assist senior management in identifying key issues, evaluating options, and developing action plans; drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations
Periodically refine the corporate strategy to reflect the key issues that impact, or are expected to impact the company
Maintain oversight of the process of strategy implementation by guiding development of execution plans and performance targets
Maintain business landscape knowledge, to provide solid foundational context for projects
Develop key messages for communicating the corporate strategy and objectives to internal and external parties
Evaluate potential areas for acquisition and/or investment based on the companys strategic priorities
All About You
MBA or relevant graduate degree from top-tier institution or similar academic experience
Demonstrated experience in strategy/management consulting required
Experience in M&A and/or corporate development
Experience in and/or exposure to the financial services/payments a plus
Global or multi-national business experience strongly preferred along with highly developed multi-cultural sensitivity
Superior analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to structure, manage, and coordinate complex cross-enterprise projects with multiple stakeholders
Ability to challenge established views and assumptions at all levels and facilitate/lead discussions & debates
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility; team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible
Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior management and business partners
Excellent presentation and writing skills
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.
Requisition ID: R-66231