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Manager, Product Management



Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 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, Product Management

Job Overview:

As a Product Manager, you will be at the forefront of developing and managing innovative products that meet both customer needs and business objectives. You'll serve as the bridge between various teams including engineering, design, marketing, and sales, ensuring alignment and collaboration throughout the product lifecycle. Your responsibilities will encompass market research, defining product vision and strategy, prioritizing features, and overseeing product development from ideation to launch. Your ultimate goal is to drive the success and growth of our products while maintaining a deep understanding of market trends, user feedback, and competitive landscapes.

Major Accountabilities:

• Product Strategy: Develop and execute product strategies that align with the company's overall business goals and market opportunities.
• Market Analysis: Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and threats.
• GTM: Engage in idea generation, concept validation, business case development, and in some instances financial modeling and planning
• Product Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, and sales, to define product requirements and deliver innovative solutions.
• Roadmap Planning: Create and maintain a product roadmap that prioritizes features and enhancements based on customer needs, business value, and technical feasibility.
• Lifecycle Management: Manage the entire product lifecycle from ideation through launch, growth, and eventual retirement.
• Customer Focus: Act as the voice of the customer, ensuring that customer feedback and insights are integrated into product development and improvements.
• Performance Monitoring: Establish and track key performance metrics to assess product performance and inform decision-making.
• Stakeholder Communication: Communicate product vision, strategy, and updates to stakeholders, including senior management and external partners.


• Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent work experience


• Minimum of 5 years of experience in product management or related roles.
• Proven track record of successfully managing and launching products.
• Strong understanding of product development methodologies and best practices.
• Familiarity with market research techniques and data analysis.


• Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and drive projects to completion.
• Strategic Thinking: Ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions.
• Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely.
• Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on delivering results.
• Customer Focus: Deep understanding of customer needs and a commitment to delivering value.
• Technical Acumen: Basic understanding of technical concepts and ability to work closely with engineering teams.

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.