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Jul 22, 2023

Director - Visa Consulting and Analytics

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payment transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable, and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is a priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

The director will support the Visa Consulting & Analytics team to deliver high-impact projects to our clients in Pakistan. We are looking for motivated individuals who will provide analysis to shape the insights we deliver to clients, support consulting projects delivery and participate in growing the practice.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct data analysis using Visa and external data to understand client needs across the focus markets and identify opportunities for consulting assignments with clients across their assigned region
  • Provide support in developing country plans for consulting activity with clients, securing funds from partnership agreements to support consulting projects where such agreements exist
  • Work closely with the engagement team, manager, and client representative to deliver the projects
  • Run project work stream on a day-to-day basis, including conducting research and data analysis and synthesizing them to develop insights and recommendations
  • Assume full project management responsibility for the assigned project and be the primary liaison with the client and internal stakeholders for project updates
  • Support or lead in developing hypotheses, contribute to conclusions and assist other senior team members in presenting back to the client
  • Support or lead on project economics and manage risk and quality of the project deliverables
  • Provide client project implementation support
  • Help develop and deliver client training programs and impart best practices knowledge sharing to Visa clients
  • Support knowledge sharing with consulting teams in other regions to incorporate best practices, source analytical or other solutions to bring a global perspective to local clients
  • Support the team in developing and bringing the Visa Consulting & Analytics proposition to the market
  • Manage the preparation of proposals for new client work
  • Contribute to the development of Visa Consulting & Analytics thought leadership materials
  • Support business development initiatives by assisting in developing our product offerings, and marketing to external and internal clients
  • Carrying out other ad hoc support and internal team projects

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.

    • Bachelor’s degree with 12-15 years of progressively responsible business experience in Digital payments, Retail Banking, Management Consulting, or Corporate Strategy. A master’s degree would be an advantage
    • Experience working in one or more large card payment markets around the globe
    • Good understanding of the Payments and Banking Industry
  • Good knowledge of data, market, and business intelligence
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate new techniques to solve business problems
  • Consulting skills and client engagement capabilities.
  • Advanced client management and presentation skills.
  • Credibility with clients and working teams and applying diplomacy to extract desired outcomes.
  • Comfortable interacting with and presenting to senior management of clients and Visa
  • Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Superior project management skills. Fluent communicator
  • Self-motivated and able to use own initiative with limited direction
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with an inter-disciplinary group
  • Experience building and cultivating teams
  • Experience planning, organizing, and managing multiple large projects with diverse cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated resource planning and delivery skills
  • Able to deliver results within the committed scope, timeline, and budget
  • Very strong people/project management skills and experience
  • Able to travel within MENA on short notice
  • Able to work in a multicultural environment
  • Fluency in English is mandatory. Arabic is desired but not a prerequisite
  • Business Experience
  • Results-oriented with strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated Intellectual and analytical rigor
  • Good business acumen with a track record in solving business problems through data-driven quantitative methodologies.
  • Experience in payment, retail banking, or retail merchant industries is preferred
  • Team-oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible style
  • Detail-oriented, expected to ensure the highest level of quality/rigor in reports and data analysis
  • Proven skills in translating analytics output to actionable recommendations and delivery
  • Experience in presenting ideas and analysis to stakeholders whilst tailoring data-driven results to various audience levels
  • Exhibits intellectual curiosity and a desire for continuous learning

Additional information

The role is based out of Karachi, Pakistan

Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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