Mastercard Jobs

Job Information

MasterCard Strategy Consultant, Advisors in Vienna, Austria

Our Purpose

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

Strategy Consultant, Advisors

Are you a strategic thinker? 

Do you welcome challenges and have a solution-oriented mindset?

Do you thrive taking over responsibility in teams and driving innovation, impact, and value? 

If so, Mastercard Advisors is looking for people like you to join our growing team in Vienna. Reach out to us to find out more about the engaging and impactful career opportunities in strategy consulting with Mastercard’s team! 

As a Consultant, you will have the opportunity to lead engagements with our key clients in the financial services and payment industry and gain unique insights.

What is Mastercard Advisors?

The Advisors team is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge strategy consulting services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. We combine traditional strategic management consulting with our rich data assets to provide our clients with powerful strategic insights and recommendations.

Make an Impact as a Strategy Consultant!

A Consultant in our team:

• Generates key hypotheses and independently structures workstreams for

large, strategically important regional and global clients

• Oversees the day-to-day work of the project team, identifying creative and

useful analyses to address client problems, synthesize analyses into clear,

sound recommendations, and create effective, impactful storylines and


• Identifies client challenges beyond the day-to-day work with a client and

develops structured solution approaches to address these challenges

• Is responsible for building strong relationships with mid-level client

management and independently assessing client agenda, internal culture,

and change readiness

Experiences & Qualifications we are looking for:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree

• Experience in a consulting organization working as a consultant

• Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills and ability to

structure analyses to provide key insights to our clients

• Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in

writing – in German and English

• Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required

• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

• Demonstrated ability to build trust-based relationships with both junior- and

senior-level client contacts

• Exposure specifically in the financial services industry preferred, but not a


Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of which they are applying for a position in, as well as eligible to apply for travel visas as required by travel needs.

What we offer:

Apart from working in an innovative industry within a collaborative, diverse and motivated team, and an attractive salary, our employees in Austria enjoy a variety of benefits including the following:

• Private Medical, Travel and Life insurance

• Employer-backed pension plan

• Work from everywhere (possibility to work from a different country for 4

weeks/year )

• Flexibility on remote work

• Ambassador program (possibility to work at a different Mastercard office

around the world)

• Access to learning and development courses (Mastercard supported MBA


• 5 community outreach and volunteering days per calendar year

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.

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-176381