Job Description

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 ®. 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, Government & Public Sector

• The European Government & Public Sector team develops business opportunities and incremental revenue by increasing awareness of and winning programmes that help central and local governments deliver cost and process efficiencies
• The team drive eGovernment initiatives in collections, disbursements and procurement as well as providing thought leadership to support financial inclusion and smart cities
• The role of Business Leader Government & Public Sector Business Development will drive and co-ordinate the sales efforts for the European Government & Public Sector team
• Responsible for direct interaction with government entities, issuers and acquirers to deliver new deals and programmes
• Support pipeline opportunities within European divisional government teams
• Have you sold a product, solution or concept to the public sector?
• Would you like to be a force for good?
• Do you want to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team?
• Identify and deliver new business development opportunities across Europe to drive incremental revenue growth
• Interact with senior government and public sector stakeholders
• Lead cross functional teams in defining, implementing and selling solutions to central and local governments across Europe
• Collaborate and support European divisional government teams with sales opportunities
• Manage a pan-European sales pipeline of government and public sector opportunities
• Ensure alignment with internal stakeholders at regional and Global level, including GP&S, Financial Inclusion and Public Affairs
• Represent MasterCard at external public sector workshops, conferences and events
• Supports thought leadership and centre of expertise initiatives across the European Government & Public Sector team
All About You
• Relevant experience of conducting business with government and public sector entities
• Background in the financial sector in a multi-country environment
• Business acumen with the ability to create strategies and solutions that drive revenues for both MasterCard and governments
• Experience of contributing to small teams on a local and global basis
• Ability to work cross functionally in a matrix environment
• Self-motivated and can drive initiatives forward
• Good interpersonal skills with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
• Fluent English; other European languages a plus

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.​

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Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

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