Associate Managing Consultant




Frankfurt, Germany

Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    welcome challenges and have a solution-oriented mindset, do you thrive working in teams and partnering with clients to drive innovation, impact and value? If you said "yes", Mastercard Data & Services is looking for people like you to join our growing team. Speak to us to find out more about the engaging and impactful career opportunities in consulting with Mastercard's Data & Services team!

    The Data & Services team is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. We combine traditional management consulting with our rich data assets and in-house technology to provide our clients with powerful strategic insights and recommendations.

    While specializing in the payments industry and providing strategic support to financial services clients, Mastercard Data & Services also works closely with major retailers, fintechs, and other enterprises, leveraging data and insights garnered from within and beyond its network. We are looking for passionate and talented professionals, who share our vision for impactful consulting, to join us and take a leading role in shaping the growth of our team.

    Make an Impact as Associate Managing Consultant

    As an Associate Managing Consultant, You will have the opportunity to manage Client Engagements across a range of industries and types of projects

    • Develops strategies and programs for large, strategically important regional clients
    • Effectively manages small to medium-sized project teams with international consultants
    • Independently identifies issues, structures analysis with oversight, synthesizes team analysis and identifies relevant implications
    • Develops recommendations, and prepares presentations, and delivers them to clients
    • Understands immediate clients' needs and agenda to provide creative input into project
    • Develops day-to-day working relationship with clients
    • Identifies engagement risks in immediate area of responsibility
    • Supports intellectual capital development from client work and incorporate insights from related intellectual capital/project initiatives

    In supporting the problem-solving process to drive high-value decisions, you will work closely with team members of various levels and contribute to the firm's intellectual capital and solution development. At Mastercard, you are expected to not only have a tremendous impact in transforming our clients, but also have a leading role in shaping the organization's future.

    Bring your Passion and Expertise

    We Recruit For And Value The Following Core Competencies

    • Passion: Actively seeks responsibility and takes pride in delivering the highest quality results and recommendations to our clients
    • Analytic Excellence: Demonstrates a strong aptitude for structured problem solving and quantitative skills
    • Project Management: Clear interest in project delivery with business clients, and intuition for the way that companies make decisions
    • Communication and Presence: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in client-facing situations, with a focus on creating value for clients and Mastercard
    • Teamwork: Willingness to work within small teams to produce outstanding deliverables, with a will to win and positive attitude


    • Undergraduate or master's degree
    • At least 3 years of working experience in consulting
    • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills and ability to structure analyses to form impactful solutions to ambiguous client challenges
    • Exposure specifically in payments and / or retail banking or merchants preferred
    • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively - both verbally and in writing - in English and German
    • Demonstrated ability to build trust-based relationships with colleagues and clients
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required, exposure to data analytics methods preferred
    • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of which they are applying for a position in, as well as eligible to apply for travel visas as required by travel needs

    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.