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Director, Qkr Product Development Innovation (Americas)

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives.  We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Director, Qkr Product Development & Innovation (Americas)


• Bring Qkr mobile commerce applications to life, driving adoption and creating value for merchants, consumers, issuers and other stakeholders
• Seek winning value propositions then build, test, iterate, nurture (and/or) pivot and grow
• Strengthen Qkr solution by championing integration with other Mastercard solutions
• Have you ever brought a solution to market on a regional/global scale?
• Do you obsess about performance and the user experience of your product?
• Passionate about customer facing and solution proposition


• Lead commerce platform initiatives, from a product perspective, focused on AMERICAS region
• Work hand-in-hand with business development team
• Conduct training session, workshops and internal/external sales meeting
• Develop new products and product enhancements to anticipate and/or respond to customers’ needs, market trends and competitive threats
• Own key vertical/features of Qkr roadmap, partnering with Qkr product development team to deliver best overall proposition
• Utilize market research and conduct opportunity assessments to validate new ideas and concepts
• Develop product designs and specifications with input from client facing teams, internal development teams and other stakeholders
• Interface with technical developers to translate product requirements into technical specifications ensuring mutual understanding and minimizing time to market
• Be flexible and available to work within different time zones as much as needed
• Travel required (up to 15% of the time)

All About You
• Bachelor’s degree; MBA is a plus
• Experience in overseeing the rapid prototyping for regional/local products; experience in Agile development methodology
• Experience building winning business cases by formulating quality epics (objectives) and translating them into stories (key details)
• Experience conducting product demonstrations and presenting compelling product propositions at external industry events for key stakeholders/audience
• Strong track record at synthesizing products and services from multiple functional areas into value propositions that align with regional or local customer needs
• Experience in the payments industry (bank, network, payments provider, etc.)
• Expertise and passion related to digital payments solutions and associated principles around marketing and consumer engagement
• Experienced in executing product / go-to-market strategies across the merchant and consumer lifecycle, with proven business impact
• Collaborative and influential, with experience managing complex projects across global, matrix organizations
• Analytical mindset with the ability to identify trends in consumer and linkage to marketing activities
• Superior communicator (with strong conversational, presentation and written skills); competently confident with senior management and able to partner and influence cross-functional teams without direct authority
• Customer facing skills
• Strong team player and cross-functional skills
• Motivated self-driver, able to manage complex/multi-geography projects, detail-oriented but with creativeness


Equal Opportunity Employer