Managing Consultant, Advisors Client Services - Strategy & Transformation




Baku, Azerbaijan

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

    Strategy & Transformation
    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 Strategy & Transformation consultants lead clients through impactful decision-making as they tackle strategic, tactical, operational, and transformational business challenges. They apply a broad set of problem-solving techniques to improve the client's overall strategy, performance, and operations.
    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:
    Roles and Responsibilities
    Client Impact
    • Lead client engagements across a range of industries and problem statements
    • Develop strategies and programs for large, regional, and global clients by leveraging data and technology solutions to unlock client value
    • Own key relationships with mid-level to senior client stakeholders and independently assess client agenda, internal culture, and change readiness

    Team Collaboration & Culture
    • Lead team to creative insights and sound business recommendations, and deliver impactful client presentations while growing team members' roles and skills
    • Provide analytical and day-to-day project delivery team leadership, and create a collaborative and inclusive environment for all levels
    • Collaborate with internal Mastercard stakeholders including Product and Business Development to scope projects, create relevant solutions for clients, and build the firm's intellectual capital
    • Provide on-the-job training, coaching, and mentorship to junior consultants

    Basic qualifications
    • Undergraduate degree with work experience in consulting, corporate strategy, business intelligence, business line management, or product management
    • Experience coaching and managing teams across multiple consulting engagements that involve structured problem solving and stakeholder management
    • Experience managing key client relationships
    • Knowledge of business KPIs, financials, and organizational leadership
    • Ability to identify new business development opportunities, and experience drafting proposals and scoping new opportunities
    • Logical, structured thinking, and affinity for numerical analysis
    • Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and 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
    • Experience generating new knowledge or creating innovative solutions for a firm
    • Relevant industry expertise
    • MBA or master's degree with relevant specialization (not required)

    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.

    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.