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Junior Project Manager

Company: MasterCard
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Our Purpose We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results. Title and Summary Junior Project Manager Advisors Client Services, Data & Services

Mastercard Data & Services provides cutting-edge data analysis and services to Fortune 500s, governments, and nonprofits to make multimillion-dollar business decisions and grow their organizations. Our Advisors Client Services team combines traditional management consulting with Mastercard's rich data assets, proprietary platforms, and technologies to provide clients with powerful strategic insights and recommendations. Mastercard Advisors works with a diverse global customer base across industries, from banking and payments to retail and restaurants.

The Advisors Client Services group has five specializations: Strategy & Transformation, Performance Analytics, Business Experimentation, Marketing, and Program Management.

Our Program Management consultants lead clients through business transformations by implementing strategically important Mastercard assets and services to bring value and drive growth. They serve as the Center of Engagement across all stakeholders within Mastercard and the client's organization.

Positions for different specializations and levels are available in separate job postings. Please review our consulting specializations to learn more about all opportunities and apply for the position that is best suited to your background and experience: https://careers.mastercard.com/us/en/consulting-specializations-at-mastercard

Roles and Responsibilities

You will manage individual projects with minimal supervision, including tracking metrics, managing complex analyses, and preparing communications to report back to client and internal leadership. You will develop practical recommendations, contribute to team discussions on implications of analyses, and work alongside the client's staff on each project, assisting with implementation tasks.

Client Impact

--- Provide input on multiple small and large high-value projects across a range of industries and problem statements.
--- Contribute proven, accredited change skills, domain experience, and delivery methodology to help clients drive measurable value.
--- Collaborate with Mastercard team to understand clients' needs, challenges, agenda, and risks.
--- Develop working relationship with client analysts/managers, and act as trusted and reliable partner.
--- Identify resources and assign responsibilities, track, and forecast effort and report on expense vs. earned value.

Team Collaboration & Culture

--- Collaborate with senior project delivery consultants to implement strategically important assets and services.
--- Independently coordinate a complex range of activities and effectively identify and proactively solution risks and impacts on timelines.
--- Lead internal and client meetings with strong communication skills.
--- Contribute to the firm's intellectual capital and be a strong brand ambassador for Mastercard and Data & Services
--- Receive mentorship from consulting leaders for professional growth and development.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications

--- Undergraduate degree with work experience in project management and change management methodologies and techniques.
--- 2-3 years of Project Management experience
--- Exposure to financial institutions, payments, and/or consultancies
--- Relevant teamwork and client or internal stakeholder management experience
--- Logical, structured thinking
--- Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
--- Ability to perform multiple tasks with multiple clients in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
--- Ability to communicate effectively in English and the local office language (if applicable)
--- Eligibility to work in the country where you are applying, as well as apply for travel visas as required by travel needs.

Preferred qualifications

--- Have completed or interested in pursuing recognized professional accreditation, such as Project Management Professional (PMP)
--- Knowledge of Project Management tools
--- Exposure to payments and/or retail banking or merchants
--- Ability to identify problems, brainstorm and analyze answers, and implement the best solutions.

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results. Corporate Security Responsibility
All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard's security policies and practices;
  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard's guidelines.

Keywords: MasterCard, San Jose , Junior Project Manager, Executive , San Jose, California

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