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Senior Analyst, Product Management

Job Overview:
Performs end to end implementation project follow-up across multiple clients from the region for the product
Performs launch-related activities associated with new or highly customized product implementations, including marketing/communication and collateral.
Defines business and technical requirements and manages the relationships of technical resources and the Global Technology Organization to maintain and build out platforms

Major Accountabilities:
• Perform assigned tasks in the product development life cycle; areas of focus may include features, benefits, pricing, rules, and implementation guidelines
• Provide information to the technology organization to assist in translating product requirements into technical specifications
• Contribute to the execution of the product marketing strategy including advertising, promotional and sales programs
• Support product launches and implementations
• Prepare various reports on the status of project components
• Collate data from various sources/systems/platforms to facilitate data analysis linked to KPI management that contribute to success of product in the region
Education: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Knowledge / Experience:
• Moderate years of payments industry and/or financial services experience
• Broad knowledge of product development functions
Skills/ Abilities:
• Understanding of product development concepts and practices across the product development life cycle
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage a significant workload
• Advanced organization and project management skills
• Solid verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to understand, interpret and analyze financial information
• Ability to interact effectively at various organizational levels and to work collaboratively with internal and external business partners
Work Conditions: • Limited domestic/international travel might be required

How to Apply

Executive Assistant/ Office Manager

The position reports to the Head of Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion. The (EA/OM) will be required to perform general administrative duties to support day-to-day operations in such areas as telephone coverage, scheduling of meetings, travel arrangements, expense reporting, calendar management, taking and distributing meeting minutes, copying, screening mail, ordering supplies, and maintaining records.
• Proactively manage the calendar of the Head of Mastercard Labs, taking into consideration different time zones and culture of a global organization
• Seamless organization of relevant customer, management and cross functional meetings, providing all necessary support (i.e. IT, catering, etc. as required)
• Flawless execution of all business travel for Head of Mastercard Labs, including expense management and travel booking on a timely basis
• Serve as administrative liaison with others within and outside the company
• Management of visits by Mastercard seniors to Kenya and Kenyan customers to global destinations, where the Head of Mastercard Labs is involved
• Manage all contracting, sourcing, finance and vendor relationships in compliance with company policies
• Manage all items related to and act as a point person for internal and external audits
• Work on business projects to support the Head of Mastercard Labs on an ad hoc basis
• Must be able to self-direct, self-motivate and work effectively with others at all levels of a global organization (i.e. team members, senior leaders, executive management and customers)
• As the role will involve high-level client contact and may be exposed to sensitive information, both internally and externally, it is important to demonstrate confidentiality, good business judgment and diplomacy
• Ability to function as a team member in a time-compressed, highly dynamic and ambiguous environment to ensure deliverables are achieved
About You
• Proficient knowledge of the MS Office Suite, including Excel spread sheets and functions, Word and PowerPoint skills
• High proficiency in Outlook
• Attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrate ability to manage time and multiple commitments
• Strong problem solving skills and ability to proactively anticipating solutions
• Ability to self-motivate and self-direct
• Positive attitude and strong orientation toward team work
• Bachelor degree required

How to Apply

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