MasterCard Managing Consultant in Sydney, Australia
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.
Mastercard Advisors is the services arm of Mastercard Worldwide and, since 1997, has been at the forefront of Mastercard's differentiation, innovation and success.
Mastercard Advisors is charged with combining professional problem-solving skills with deep payments expertise to address the challenges and opportunities of its clients, enhance
Mastercard's strategic and tactical performance and establish Mastercard's global thought-leadership preeminence.
As a Managing Consultant, you will work as a member of an independent consulting team to understand complex client problems and develop and present effective solutions to solve these problems.
Are you motivated by solving interesting and complex problems?
Do you have a history of building strong, effective working relationships with teams and or other third parties?
Are you excited about the world of payments and the future of payments?
Consulting engagement delivery. Interact with mid- to senior- level clients and internal partners. Rigorously and logically identify issues covering entire client problem, including:
ïGenerate hypotheses and independently structure work at a stream level
ïPerform sophisticated, hypotheses-driven analysis with broad oversight
ïDraw well-integrated conclusions and insights
ïConstruct storylines at the work stream level
ïEngage audience with verbal communications and presentations
Build strong working relationships by collaborating with Mastercards clients, external and internal partners
Develop effective working relationships with mid-level client management
Build peer relationships with key team members to identify opportunities to broaden relationships
Engage in client communications with client peer group within the framework of the overall communications strategy
Identify client challenges and formulate ideas on opportunities to leverage Mastercard Advisors capabilities
Support business development in either follow-on or new sales by assisting with development of sales presentations and proposals; enter and manage in salesforce.com as needed, including:
ïParticipate in internal and external meetings to scope and price client engagements
ïAssistance with the development of Statement of Work (SOWs) and other sales support materials
ïHelp present SOWs to mid-level clients and respond to follow up questions
ïAssist with the management and facilitation of internal and client process to execute SOWs and agreement
All About You
Suitable candidates must have previous experience at a consulting firm, ideally with financial services industry expertise
Critical thinking and creative problem solving abilities
Ability to successfully work in a globally matrixed organisation and ability to influence for support and collaborate on deliverables
Strong analytical, verbal and written communication including ease interacting with management
Excellent listening skills, including ability to understand the customer need and determine a solution that may or may not exist in our businesss offerings
Excellent at articulating and defending a position on key industry topics
Ability to work as team member or independently who can multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Undergraduate degree required; MBA or relevant post graduate degree recommended
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
Some travel, interstate and more broadly within APAC, will be required at times
This role can be based in either our Sydney or Melbourne office and as such is open to candidates currently residing in either NSW or VIC
Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-63079