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Vice President, Risk Management Strategic Initiatives

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

Vice President, Risk Management & Strategic Initiatives

 The North America Strategy & Operations team leads key strategic initiatives for the region, provides analytics and insights to drive business results, monitors risks, assists with the articulation of the NAM strategy and progress against it, and manages the business administration function supporting the President of North American Markets.
 The VP Risk Management & Strategic Initiatives will ensure a broader and deeper assessment of regional risks, investigating key topics, articulating thoughtful courses of action and risk mitigating activities, and tracking response plans

 Manage the regional Risk Forum, comprised of NAM President and senior leadership team, preparing in depth analysis of key risk topics, facilitating discussion and managing outputs and deliverables
 Provide support to the business on key risk assessment activities and develop / track response plans (e.g. for new products, initiatives or partners)
 Project management oversight of key NAM strategy /risk initiatives, driving alignment, execution and measurement
 Provide analytical and strategic insights, as well as thought leadership to drive priority projects
 Develop risk appetite framework to measure and assess overall regional risk exposure
 Lead risk aggregation and consolidation process to communicate regional risks and mitigating activities to ERM, second line of defense functions and senior management

All About You
 Risk management experience at a large company and knowledge of risk management practices and frameworks
 Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence at all levels
 Ability to work collaboratively across multiple groups and all levels of management
 Ability to take many, complicated inputs and distill into simple solutions
 Organized with proven project management skills
 Knowledge of the payments industry required
 Experience in strategy / management consulting ideal

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment 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.​