Vice President, Data Strategy
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Vice President, Data Strategy
•The Data Strategy team in the Data Strategy & Management organization (Chief Data Office) is responsible for developing and driving data strategies for the global product and services teams. The team ensures that Mastercard obtains and maintains the value of Mastercard's data assets as we build new products and services that collect, use or share data.
•The Data Strategy Lead (DSL) is responsible for understanding and coordinating the business unit's strategy and related product designs and for translating that information into a data strategy and data requirements for the products and services provided by that business unit. This role will be part of the relevant business team managing data issues, while working as part of the central Data Strategy and Management team to manage data issues that need to be resolved across business teams at an organization-wide level.
VP, Data Strategy Lead
•Enable the development of data based products and solutions for Digital Products and Labs while identifying data asset requirements related to data structure, and organization
•Identify education and tools needed to expand data literacy in those business teams
•Understand Digital Products' and Labs' business strategy, information infrastructure and data needs for both new and existing products and services across various product initiatives within the respective business unit
•Translate business strategy into data strategy and requirements for the products and solutions for the business units, and the identify related data gaps and required remediation.
•Identify data-related process, policy, governance and infrastructure requirements resulting from new and evolving product constructs
•Develop frameworks for the business unit's collection use, sharing and disclosure of data taking into consideration the data, operational, reputational and partnership-related requirements for the business
•Be a stakeholder in the Smart Path investment process to review potential new start up investments for desirable data capabilities.
All About You
•Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven experience in relationship building and partnering. Must work well in both team and individual settings and must be able to work with a geographically dispersed team
•Experience in data product development
•Ability to create strategies and plans that define how information can be utilized to support an organization's overall business strategy, and how that information and data is organized, and governed inside an organization
•Strong analytic capabilities, and written and oral communication skills. Attention to detail is a must
•Strong project management skills and a demonstrated ability to understand complex information product constructs
•Familiarity with industry best practices for collection and use of data
•Motivated self-starter with ability to excel at multi-tasking in a fast paced environment
•Payments industry experience preferred or experience with equally complex systems
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