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Holland FinTech

Manager, Enterprise Strategy



Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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

Manager, Enterprise Strategy

The Global Open Banking and API team is responsible for developing and building the future of open banking and a developer-first approach that propels innovation with fintech and other partners, in support of realizing Mastercard’s multi-rail potential.
The Manager, Competitive Intelligence will be responsible for supporting the development and refinement of our strategy alongside helping gather and analyze competitive insights to help create a sustained competitive advantage.
• Do you enjoy working on complex business problems?
• Are you adept at communicating complex ideas effectively?
• Have you ever successfully influenced others on your strategic point of view?
• Are you motivated by a dynamic, changing business environment and its opportunities and challenges?

The Manager will have a proven track record of working effectively in a team to drive to successful outcomes, exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills. More specifically, the candidate will be responsible for:

• Leading projects or work streams related to growth, developing presentations, generating research insights, undertaking complex analysis to support recommendations
• Bringing competitor insights to help identify product development opportunities to ensure customer needs are met and roadmap is aligned to market
• Building compelling business cases and drive buy-in to ensure execution
• Identifying key issues, defining problem statements, evaluating options; and formulates underlying action plans to begin developing solutions
• Supporting operations across the business, inclusive of budget management, quarterly business reviews, KPI tracking, Studio process, planning, and risk management


• Strong business and financial intuition; Consulting experience a plus
• Excellent organizational skills
• Initiative-taker, results driven with high energy levels
• Track record of accomplishments impact in professional, academic, and/or personal setting
• Experience managing a team, and influencing teammates towards an objective
• Ability to execute against multiple initiatives and excel in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities.
• Ability to structure ambiguous problems, break down complex asks into tangible steps
• Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
• Experience working on a cross-functional team/project to come up with the best solution
• Strong problem-solving analytical skills and comfortable using data to support thinking/ recommendations
• Be a good collaborator and listener, influencer and able to navigate a matrixed organization and /reporting structure. Be able to navigate ambiguity with ease.
• Strong communication skills, executive presentations in both written/ oral communications

In the US, 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. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable_accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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.

In line with Mastercard’s total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.