Director, D&S Global Strategic Alignment, MEA in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Mastercard - Dubai ,United Arab Emirates

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Experience Needed:
More than 8 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Conducts data-driven analysis on current and potential D&S businesses/offerings, including economic analysis, strategic "tailwind" and "headwind" identification, competitive analysis/benchmarking and business case creation.
  • Collaborates effectively with the Regional Services Lead, Strategy and M&A teams to ensure that activities focus on region priorities and drive tangible business outcomes in the region.
  • Partners with a diverse set of stakeholders across the organization to solicit ideas, conduct thought-provoking analysis and generate buy-in to proposed directions.
  • Maintains an objective position, bringing facts and insights to the organization with a "no dog in the hunt" mentality.
  • Has a knowledge base in multiple relevant Services offerings.
  • Can come up to speed quickly on a wide range of topics and enjoys the process of continuous learning.
  • Manages work efficiently, seamlessly teaming with others to work through our agenda quickly and pushing back on work that should be done elsewhere in the organization.
  • Writes concise written materials and presents in a compelling, data-driven way, with the ability to stand one's ground in a professional manner without alienating others.
Job Requirements
  • 8+ years business experience
  • History of successful collaboration multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in strategic consulting, strategy development and execution, new product development, M&A/partnership strategy, business evaluation, competitive benchmarking and financial/business case modelling
  • High degree of comfort around multiple aspects of Services lines of business (i.e., payments consulting, data & analytics, cybersecurity offerings, issuer or merchant loyalty, marketing services, Test & Learn, etc.)
  • Multiple examples of contributing toward strategic efforts to impact business decisions
  • Ability to influence and lead others by example through strong leadership, communication, consensus building and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence difficult conversations among senior executives to drive productive outcomes
  • Strong self-management skills
  • Ability to engage and make progress on multiple projects with multiple teams concurrently
About this Company

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... (More)

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