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Director Account Management
Mastercard is recruiting talented individuals for a full time role in Account Management in supporting our Global Accounts team, which focuses on the sale and delivery of Mastercard products and services to leading Global Banks
We are seeking experienced professionals with management consulting, technology sales, banking and/or payments experience that can bring a technical aptitude to strategic problem-solving to address customer challenges and opportunities and drive increase sales for Mastercard.
Our best account managers are motivated individuals who display strong achievement orientation, intellectual curiosity, openness, resilience, diligence, and the ability to effectively marshal resources.
You will have the opportunity to contribute immediately through meaningful client-facing work in a rewarding, challenging and engaging work environment that emphasizes both team contribution and individual development.
This role is responsible for all activity within the selected customer group, setting and driving the strategy for each customer and coordinating all resources.
Responsible for driving Mastercards strategy and the South Asia / South East Asia priorities with your accounts, this role is critical to Mastercards ability to deliver its medium to long term strategy as well as meet all short term objectives
The successful candidate must be comfortable and experienced at leading meetings with bank and Mastercard leadership and must be skilled at cutting through the noise to the heart of issues and opportunities
Develop strong customer relationships across levels and functions (particularly product, fraud, marketing, operations, strategy and information technology) and influence or change customer preference towards Mastercard as a strategic partner and solution provider.
The successful candidate must be expert in securing and coordinating indirect resources across Mastercards matrix based organization critical to the success of this role is ensuring that you can source the support required to deliver to your customer group
The successful candidate will have ownership of the customer P&L and Mastercard expects you to effectively manage your customer business agreements, make the right investment decisions to grow the short and long term value of the customer relationship and deliver your net revenue objectives
With a flat matrix structure the successful candidate will also engage in addressing some operational activities as required in this role and be the customer contact all activity. Responsible for all administrative and operational issues for the target customer set.
This role will be based in Mumbai and be have multi geographic responsibility within the South Asia and South East Asia region covering at least 3 to 4 countries.
The candidate should have worked with data analysts/ data scientists and be able to actionable insights and advice using the analytics. Ideally candidates who have been account managers for organizations that offer analytical services to financial institutions.
Identify portfolio opportunities based on data analysis and recommend course of action to internal team-mates and the external client. This aspect of the role will cover 17 markets across AP and EMEA.
Preference for candidates with work experience in technology organizations and conversant with cutting edge technology trends that impact the financial payments industry.
Negotiate contracts and execute and manage the customer contract agreement process.
Experience in retail banking, card payments or fintech industries, with good knowledge of electronic payments industry, trends, issuing landscape, economics and value chain (good awareness of digital payments and convergence trends/technologies will be a strong plus).
The candidate must have a strong track record in Strategic Sales and Client Account Management,;
Sound business judgment with established conceptual thinking and proven financial acumen and analytical skills
Strong ability to interact with and influence and build consensus across a variety of internal and external stakeholders and levels of leadership. Strong team player, ability to collaborate with peers and proven ability to work in a matrix organization
Demonstrates strong self-awareness, open to different approaches and ideas and open to challenging status quo to drive new business initiatives
Superior communications, presentation and interpersonal skills
Track record of performance on revenue and share growth
Strong impact and influencing, negotiation skills
Ability to thrive in an individual contributor role
Undergraduate degree in computer sciences / engineering preferred; MBA required.
_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._
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Requisition ID: R-77299