MasterCard Nigeria Recruitment 2019 – Apply Now!!

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We are the global technology company behind the world’s 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.

Available position in MasterCard company 

1. Job Title: Senior Specialist, Partnership Management
Job Overview:
  • Responsible for supporting the Partnerships and Merchant Loyalty team in identifying, negotiating and deploying strategic alliances and partnerships to support product value propositions and reward programs in MEA.
  • Active management of partnerships and strategic management of vendors to optimize and differentiate MasterCard products and services.Responsible for identifying incremental revenue opportunities and implementing cost reduction
  • Build partnership business cases based on data available, market data and trends
  • Work closely with Product, Marketing, Operations, Account Management and Implementation teams to ensure smooth design, implementation and launch of assigned projects.
  • Work closely with Operations team on partnerships implementations and billing
  • Monitor direct and indirect competition, study market trends and needs, evaluate research results to deliver competitive differentiation in MC products.
  • Development of partnership collateral to demonstrate MC’s programs to prospective partners and stakeholders.
  • Planning and managing all Partnerships campaigns, evaluate and present results, to all stakeholders
  • Responsible for establishing standards for vendor performance and escalations; remediating performance patterns, and establishing budget, forecast and creating and managing POS
  • Responsible for contract negotiations and amendments directly with vendors
  • Scheduling/facilitation vendor QBRs for al vendors/partners
2. Job Title: Senior Managing Consultant
Job ref.: R-86784
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time
Job Overview:
  • Mastercard Advisors, the professional services arm of Mastercard, provides payments-focused consulting, marketing, information and risk management services to financial institutions and merchants 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 preeminence.
  • We are looking for a Senior Managing Consultant to become an active team member who leads projects and manages complex engagements for Mastercard Advisors clients.
  • Whilst this individual is not expected to be a subject matter expert in the payment cards, they will demonstrate expertise in consulting engagement management and professional problem-solving skills in the payment industry.
  • This position is located in Lagos Nigeria


  • Contributes towards the development of strategies and programs for large, strategically important regional and global clients
  • Implements/communicates strategies to achieve goals, acts as advisor to and maintains ongoing relationships with client executives
  • Rigorously and logically identify issues covering entire client problems
  • Generates key hypotheses and independently structures work at project level
  • Synthesizes analyses into clear, sound recommendations; takes responsibility for structuring and writing reports and steering committee presentations
  • Animate and drive client during key project meetings
  • Reviews reports to ensure accuracy, quality and timeliness
  • Assumes overall project management responsibilities for projects; identifies project staffing resources & develops, defines and reviews required analyses including building story line
  • Delivers project margin
  • Develops effective working relationships with senior-level client management
  • Supports Mastercard Advisors and local market account teams in client relationship management and business development efforts
  • Manages and develops junior project team members

All About You

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, advanced degree or MBA preferred
  • Languages: Fluent English, other language skills highly desirable
  • Minimum 8 year experience including at least 4 years in a strategic consulting company
  • Experience Needed: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Excellent analytical skills, Ability to work in a team or independently
  • People management skills gained by managing consultants on projects and / or having experience in managing direct reports
  • Flexible and mobile
  • Expertise gained in Retail Banking and/or Payment Industry is desirable

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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3. Job Title: Manager, Market Product Management
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time

Job Overview:

  • Manager – Market Product Management, Digital Payments & Labs – West Africa will ensure Digital Payments & Labs (DP&L) products strategy is implemented in close alignment to market objectives and deliver digital product launches and success.
  • Reporting to the Director – Digital Payments & Labs (Sub Saharan Africa), the candidate will align the regional & global product development organization with the in-market account management, merchant management and operations teams to deliver on performance indicators.
  • In the last two years, DP&L has brought innovations like Masterpass QR in the Africa market and the role is expected to drive the leadership in this product line across all of West Africa and bring in new and relevant digital solutions into the market.
  • The candidate will be part of this environment and will demonstrate the initiative and ownership as an individual contributor, raise the bar and challenge the boundaries to make payments safer and more convenient for our market.


  • Develop and execute go-to-market strategy for Digital Payments & Labs products in West Africa
  • Partner with global and regional product teams to understand product capabilities including MPQR, virtual cards and tokenisation and provide inputs to ensure market needs are addressed, synergize with other initiatives and ensure ongoing coordination for smooth operation of the products in market
  • Partner with in-market account management and market development teams to ensure product caters to market strategy. Maintain ongoing engagement to ensure execution of plans.
  • Support Market Development and Account Management teams as needed in senior client engagements and in communicating product strategy, innovation, business building models and overall market direction
  • Engage marketing, communications and other relevant colleagues to support the successful launch of products and ensure optimum visibility and utilization of budgets and investments on the product
  • Identify and develop local supplier, wallet and fintech partnerships to accelerate delivery of digital payment solutions to market
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to develop and deploy digital payment ecosystems and work on cross functional strategic initiatives
  • Constantly assess and understand the payments market, competition and trends to feed it into market and product strategy
    • Fluent in English
    • 5+ years of work experience preferably in product development and management
    • Curious and passionate about payments and innovation
    • Team player, comfortable working in a large matrix organization, willing to lead, build consensus and determined to get things done in time
    • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment where rapid or sudden changes are not unusual
    • Expert in payment/technology industry with an understanding of the considerations that influence industry participants’ decisions and outlook
    • Experience and success in commercializing digital solutions in a large market
    • Strong operational and technical understanding of the payments industry
    • Experience working across cultures – exposure of working in more than one country is highly desired.

    Application Closing Date
    Not Specified.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online

4. Job Title: Senior Specialist, Product Management – Cyber & Intelligence Solutions (C&I)
Ref No: R-88635
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time
Job Description
  • The Cyber & Intelligence solutions (C&I) team is responsible for MasterCard Nigeria safety and security-related product management efforts to protect the integrity of the electronic payment system as well as ensure payments are convenient yet secure.
  • The C&I  products are focused on enabling authentication, fraud prevention, risk mitigation and dispute resolution across all payment channels as well as all stakeholders; issuers, acquirers, merchants, processors, and consumers.

Overview of Accountabilities

  • C&I has a very wide product portfolio. This role will have the responsibility for Security & Decision products, and Authentication & Identity Solutions Products (3DS, Stand-in, Fraud & Loss Database, Electronic Warning Bulletin, Call Referral, 3DS, Merchant Fraud Dashboard, Consumer Control & Early Detection Service).
  • This role will work closely with VP – C&I MEA Region, as well as the regional management and account management teams to determine market needs and define product solutions. He/she will leverage opportunities to utilize mastercard’s risk solutions and strategies to differentiate the mastercard offering and support local market process and brand initiatives.
  • The position will report to the Director, Product Management, Cyber & Intelligence solutions – MEA and will own the product P&L of the suite of C&I security products identified above.

For the suite of products assigned:

  • Acting as the point of contact for external & internal customers for the team.
  • Coordinating and facilitating communication between customers and product development teams within the Middle East/Africa region and globally.
  • Understand the required product functionality and features, and commercialization of products in consultation with internal stakeholders (i.e., product sales, customer delivery, relationship managers, Operations & Technology, Legal, Franchise, etc.) external customers and third parties.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to proactively address customer performance improvement needs and measuring customer satisfaction.
  • Monitor and evaluate product performance; ability to locate and use relevant data to support performance measurement, tracking, and product insights. Assist with the implementation of a new product management excellence (PME) discipline.
  • Working closely with regional teams to identify and execute product enhancements and new product constructs to drive additional revenue opportunities. These efforts include ideation, concept validation, business  case development, creation of associated pricing and other market readiness activities


  • Monitor product performance and solicit customer feedback on product development opportunities.
  • Monitor billing & financial reports.
  • Budget tracking, creation and analysis.
  • Regional and divisional review deck preparation
  • Manage all data requests for the team
  • Manage the annual budget process
  • Report trends, anomalies and changes to the C&I management team.

Attributes we are looking at:

  • Collaborative individual who will need to manage relationships across multiple functional areas, regions and executives.
  • Cross-functional team experience managing multiple projects concurrently and delivering timely results under tight timelines
  • Knowledge of processing industry, fraud and authentication products and the broader ecosystem understanding of the competitive landscape and industry trends will be a plus
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility; team-oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible
  • Technology savvy; close collaboration with Operations and Technology and future processing businesses

Work Experience, Education

  • Advanced degree helpful.
  • Work Experience: 4-7 years
  • Technology: Microsoft Office knowledge, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Language: English (required), Arabic will be helpful

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

General Qualifications and Requirements

Applicants applying for the MasterCard Nigeria recruitment must possess any of the following.

  1. Possession of B.Sc, HND, NCE, OND in any discipline from a recognized institution.
  2. Applicants must not be above 35 years old.
  3. West African School Certificate (WASC) or Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with Credits in not less than three (3) subjects including English and at least passes in two (2) other subjects; or
  4. National Examination Council (NECO)/General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level with passes in four (4) subjects obtained at one sitting or five (5) subjects obtained at two sittings including English Language.)
  5. National Diploma (ND) obtained from a recognized institution. National Certificate of Education (NCE) from a recognized institution; or General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) in two (2) subjects obtained at one sitting or three (3) subjects obtained at two sittings.
  6. Must be computer literate.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

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