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Senior Vice President, Enterprise Strategy



Harrison, NY, USA · United States
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

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Strategy

The Corporate Strategy group helps the company and its business units understand and navigate market and competitive dynamics, identify the priorities that are most critical for the future success of the company, and builds strategic plans to address threats and opportunities to drive growth and long-term value. The team works closely with the Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Directors, as well as executive leadership across all regions, product, services, and functional groups.

The Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy will lead strategy for Mastercard globally.
Specifically, this role is responsible for:
- Identifying the most critical long-term opportunities for Mastercard, including identifying new white spaces where Mastercard can create competitive advantage and compete
- Working with executive management, business units, and regions to develop strategies that support expansion of Mastercard’s businesses and advance the company’s competitive advantage
- Providing thought leadership on new trends, opportunities, and focus areas for the company.
- Leading the Global strategy team; actively coach and motivate team to foster development and encourage outstanding results
- Collaborating with counterparts in corporate development and M&A on realization of Mastercard’s corporate strategy
- Managing Board communication on strategy as well as the annual strategy agenda including frequent discussions with the CEO, Management team, and Directors

All About You:
- Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred
- Multiple years of experience at a top-tier strategy consultancy or internal strategy group in a large organization
- Knowledge of payments and/or financial services and technology
- Demonstrated collaboration and influencing skills with the ability to be effective outside direct reporting lines; excellent relationship skills
- Ability to create and defend a perspective on a topic, supported by a robust fact-base and the evaluation of a range of alternatives
- Inquisitive, curious, and confident, with a desire for going above and beyond immediate requirements to find deep insights that others have missed
- Clear leadership skills; ability to articulate a strategic vision and to motivate the team toward empowerment
- A genuine passion for problem-solving in a simplified, uncomplicated manner
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong analytical skills and a high capacity for conceptual thinking

Location: Purchase, NY

Mastercard is an inclusive equal 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. In the US or Canada, if you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process or during the recruitment process, please contact 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.