Principal, Business Development Lead (West, East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands) Data & Services at MasterCard Nigeria

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  • MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) or MasterCard Worldwide is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the MasterCard International Global Headquarters, Purchase, New York, United States, in Westchester County. The Global Operations Headquarters is located in O’Fallon, Missouri, United States, a suburb of Saint Louis, Missour…

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    Principal, Business Development Lead (West, East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands) Data & Services

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Project Management&nbsp , Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development&nbsp

    Overview

    • MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard Worldwide, provides payments-focused consulting, marketing, information and risk management services to financial institutions, merchants, fintechs and governments worldwide.
    • With its unique category expertise, deep understanding of customer needs and successful track record in addressing complex challenges throughout the payments lifecycle, MasterCard Advisors addresses the challenges and opportunities of its clients, enhances MasterCard’s strategic and tactical performance and establishes MasterCard’s global thought-leadership pre-eminence

    Role

    • Lead all lines of MasterCard Advisors Business (Consulting Services, Marketing Services, Insights and Analytics, Innovation Services and Loyalty) for clients across 20 countries in Anglophone West Africa, East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands
    • Deliver against sales targets for existing accounts and/or contribute to MasterCard Worldwide deal bids
    • Capture senior and mid-level clients’ implicit business needs in addition to articulated requests, and identify most critical aspects of the problem
    • Translate objectives into key hypotheses and structure work for large/complex projects or ill-defined problems
    • Contribute to formal and informal pitches, from “storyboarding” through face-to-face presentation
    • Create succinct, persuasive written materials tailored to the “level” of the audience
    • Contribute to project delivery, quickly identifying shortcomings in projects and take remedial action
    • Contribute as a thought leader to the development of intellectual capital, point of views, articles, and blogs
    • Leverage deep knowledge of all the MasterCard Advisors capabilities and how they fit together to offer new innovative solutions

    All About You
    Education:

    • Undergraduate Degree required
    • MBA or relevant post graduate degree recommended

    Experience and Skills:

    • Experience in top management consulting firms and in relevant industry
    • Knowledge of payments market, trends and opportunities
    • Demonstrated track record of commercial acumen i.e. qualification, prioritization
    • Demonstrates the ability to initiate, develop, and close a sale
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent analytical skills, including ability to frame the customer’s opportunity in financial terms (i.e. value quantification)
    • Ability to think from the perspective of the customer
    • Ability to gain consensus with others and coordinate team of consultants and subject-matter experts around goal
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
    • Proficiency in written and verbal English

    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 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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MasterCard on mastercard.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com to apply

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