This individual will be responsible for leading Venezuela Markets for Consumer Credit and Debit Products in the development and execution of the company’s strategy including but not limited -
to the development of new product opportunities and / or enhancements to the existing product line with special focus on Mass and Affluent segments
This includes working close with Regional Credit and Debit Leads in the development of the product strategy and annual plans including product level and revenue objectives, resources requirements (budget A&M, TechPool and Professional Fees) and other overall Consumer Credit and Debit targets.
This Business Leader will also be accountable for ensuring alignment and integration with other internal support areas, such as customer delivery, acquiring, marketing and account managers.
The individual will also monitor the competitive landscape and overall market dynamics, to identify new product / feature / functionalities / platform capabilities opportunities, to make sure that MasterCard Consumer Products remain ahead of the competition.
As the Digital Product Leader for Venezuela you are responsible for managing the product strategies and implementation plans across all Digital Payment product suites, including developing the go-
to-market strategies to commercialize such products in those countries.
You will work in alignment with the divisional product organization, in market account management and market development teams to address issuer, acquirer, merchant and consumer needs and issues.
oHave you ever brought a product to market?
oAre you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash?
oHave you lead a team of diverse skills and experience?
oAre you motivated to stay on the cutting edge of technology to ensure delivery of a seamless, digital experience to consumers, financial service institutions and merchants alike?
Lead the definition, development and execution of the Consumer Credit and Debit strategies, creating end to end business plans, with focus on revenue analysis and opportunities and related costs.
Own Affluent & Mass end to end strategies and go to market plans for geo central ( Venezuela)
oProvide financial assistance to manage P&L and budget for Credit and Debit products, platforms capabilities, product features and functionalities.
oMonitor the operational and financial performance against targets (Product / Platform Tracking).
oMonitor the competition and partner with other internal areas for the introduction of new benefits, features and platform functionalities
oMonitor market share evolution
oProactively support the enhancement of product offerings
oPartner with Marketing to align marketing platforms content and execution with Credit and Debit product line strategies as well as to maintain marketing materials updated
oProvide assistance to deliver an improved front-end and back-end cardholder customer experience.
oSupport Sales Team to manage and customize product, features and functionalities for Tier 1 clients
Leads and coordinates the In-Market Digital product strategies, priorities and cross product integration opportunities
Manages and leads digital evolution in the market to ensure MasterCard leading the evolution to digital in those two markets
Guarantee MDES / Masterpass / MasterCard Send / contactless readiness, Go-To-Market and implementation plans for the market
All About You
Experience in the payment / technology industry in product management, market development, and product development.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred)
Experience in executing go-to market plans to commercialize products (building, packaging, delivering and managing products);
Marketing / innovation / product development experience in financial and / or retail industry,
Proficiency in English and Spanish, and in office application tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
Marketing / product development experience in financial or retail industry
Outstanding communication and writing skills. Must be fluent in Spanish and English.
Able to manage ambiguity and conflict
Communications (exceptional listening skills; persuasive communicator)
Strong Interpersonal skills. Ability to work cross functionally and across levels in a matrix organization.
Strong analytical skills as well as planning and organizational skills.
Ability to develop financial analysis (P&L, budget forecast and accrual, etc.)
Project management skills
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.