Managing Consultant, Program Management - Advisors Lagos 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 (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) 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.
Managing Consultant, Program Management - Advisors
Managing Consultant, Advisors Strategic Program Management, Data and Services
All About Us
The Data & Services team is a... key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge 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 management consulting with our rich data assets and in-house technology to provide our clients with powerful strategic insights and recommendations. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, test-and-learn business experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management services. While specializing in the payments industry, Mastercard Data & Services also works closely with major retailers, airlines, and other enterprises, leveraging data and insights garnered from within and beyond its network.
All About the Role
Make an Impact as an Associate Managing Consultant, Advisors Strategic Program Management
Advisors Strategic Program Management is an execution-oriented client facing competency that applies proven, accredited change skills and domain experience to partner with clients and help them drive measurable value by:
Delivering new products and strategies to market smoothly and efficiently
Successfully implementing complex technology assets and delivering the most challenging transformation programs to create the new business as usual
Strengthening clients internal skills, knowledge and experience in critical areas
Transforming client processes and optimizing their management practices
As a Managing Consultant you will manage a portfolio of projects that support a strategy, a strategic change or initiative with significant impact on the organization. You will manage complexity and inherent risks across a wide range of business areas, where there are strong interdependencies and shared resources, and you will manage benefits from their initial identification and definition through to the eventual realization and achievement of measurable improvements.
All About You
Experience in delivery of large enterprise level programs across the financial services sector from initiation to benefit realization
Successful leadership of PMOs across different clients / businesses, identifying and mitigating risks, solving issues, developing plans and ensuring they are implemented in line with agreed timescales, budgets and quality criteria, including examples of re-aligning scope and objectives during a program to ensure maximum value extraction
Formal accreditation in one or more recognized PM/PMO/ Change/Service management methodologies is expected at this level
Develop strong bonds with clients that endure beyond a particular assignment, serves as a go-to resource for client staff, is sought out for knowledge of industry and firm
Identify new business opportunities and communicates to executives to pursue, begin to lead sales calls and new client development including proposal contribution
Analyze multiple aspects of clients organizational systems and culture that serve as input into the stakeholder / relationship map sales process
Effectively leverage subject matter experts to develop best customized solutions for client
Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, able to direct workstreams across large multi-faceted project teams
Strong writer, presenter and speaker, comfortable and ability to influence at all levels in an organization
Able to use own initiative, develop solutions or adapt approaches to support the delivery of defined objectives and benefits
Demonstrate authentic leadership and integrity, gravitas and experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams in a matrixed environment, mentoring staff, evaluating performance and providing feedback
All About Your Education & Skills
Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification. Advanced degree or MBA preferred
Professional accreditation such as Project Management Professional (PMP) desirable
Fluent local office language and English required, other languages desirable
Exposure specifically in payments and / or retail banking or merchants preferred
Comfortable with significant client interaction and interest in building relationships
Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required, knowledge of Project Management tools preferred
Willingness to travel
Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. Weve 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 were all in this together.
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 [email protected] 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.
Requisition ID: R-128621 Lagos Nigeria
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