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MasterCard Manager, Implementation-1 in Stockholm, Sweden

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Job Title

Manager, Implementation-1

Please note, Swedish language skills are essential for this role


Customer Delivery Europe is in the centre of the MasterCard Europe organization and the key contact between the Divisions, Operations and Technology, Global Products & Solutions and the other business units. We are close to the markets and to our customers.

The Customer Implementation Services (CIS) group works on a daily basis in a customer-facing environment, driving new and existing products / services to market from a transaction processing implementation perspective. The team is delivering standard and complex implementation activities, with the customer, ensuring high quality service to our customers, applying project management, guiding the customer through the different tasks that need to happen in order to become live in the market and ensuring high reliability of the implementations.


• Responsible for all aspects of customer implementation engagements, oversees the beginning-to-end customer implementation process, including consultancy, training, project management, testing and customized production configurations for existing and new customers

• Partners with GP&S, sales team, Customer Delivery and O&T to customize specific implementation plans while providing technical and implementation expertise to customers pre during and post launch

• Takes the lead as the primary interface between the customer and Mastercard during technical implementations

• Manages implementation projects and/or initiatives as an individual contributor with advanced knowledge of the discipline; is typically engaged in medium to larger/more complex initiatives

• Holds frequent discussions with customers to unearth under-the-surface needs and translates them into implementation activities. Reviews customer needs to ensure deliverables meet demands; fine tunes back-office operations as needed

• Provides expertise to critical client inquiries; acts as first-reviewer of escalated requests

• Strategizes a critical path to improve customer service and customer effectiveness after discussions with customers

• Sells training services to customers, if and where needed

• Participates in the development, creation and documentation of implementation processes. Creates road maps and templates for tools (e.g., critical path designs, workflows) in order to drive for continuous improvement

• Manages function resources, approving budgets and staffing for the projects under his/her control

All About You

• Experience with complex implementation projects (e.g., designing, testing, troubleshooting) or customer-specific accounts

• Successfully planned, tracked and communicated progress on complex projects with multiple work-streams

• Demonstrated ability to translate client needs into implementation activities

• Successfully sold products and services to customers; built rapport with varied client-base

• Experience establishing clear roadmaps for project delivery to manage parallel efforts of shared resources

• Experience identifying opportunities for service improvement and outlines accompanying impacts, dependencies and risks

• Successfully troubleshot infrastructure performance and stability issues

• Experience in card operations with emphasis on authorizations, clearing, settlement, real-time payments and fraud

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.

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Requisition ID: R-121874