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MasterCard Job Recruitments (3 Positions)


Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential.


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Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

MasterCard Job Recruitments

1.) Job Title: Manager, Customer Risk Management, EMEA

Job Ref.: R-122401
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time


  • The Treasury team is looking for a Risk Manager, based in Lagos, to manage its credit risk primarily across the MEA region, with possible support to the European region.
  • The primary responsibility of the Risk Manager is to ensure customer risk is appropriately identified, monitored and managed in accordance with Mastercard’s policies & procedures, and risk appetite framework.
  • The role also involves partnering with our Corporate Treasury and Settlement Operations teams to assist in the growth of Mastercard’s settlement footprint throughout the region. In addition, the incumbent of the role will work as needed with the Regulatory Affairs team in engaging with central banks and other regulators within the region.


  • Act as the point of contact for CRM related matters pertaining to countries assigned.
  • Prepare underwriting proposals, carry out detailed analysis of new and existing Financial Institutions and Non Banking customers of Mastercard across the EMEA region, present them effectively to senior management as and when required;
  • Responsible for monitoring settlement failures and ensure any failures are actioned in a timely manner;
  • Negotiate collateral and / or other risk mitigants with both account managers and customers.
  • Provide technical and analytical support for process improvement initiatives, including identification of best practices and ensuring successful implementation;
  • Contribute to external / internal CRM reporting (SEC filing, audit committee, ad hoc requests);
  • Partnering with other risk managers to ensure 24×7 global customer risk exposure monitoring, participating in decision making process when critical action needs to be taken;
  • Enable and train first line of defense on customer risk management procedures and processes;
  • Coordinating application process of new customers to ensure timely customer onboarding as well as review of DDM (defered delivery merchant) consent applications.

All About You

  • Postgraduate degree in Business, Economics, Econometrics (or equivalent) and 5 years of experience in credit risk assessment and financial statements analysis OR Graduate with at least 10 years of experience in credit risk assessment and financial statements analysis;
  • Knowledge of Nigerian banking sector and the payment regulation landscape are a strong plus;
  • Risk mindset: ability to think outside the box and identify potential sources of risk;
  • Problem solving: ability to develop innovative solutions to manage/ address credit risk;
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills, including at the very senior management levels;
  • Crisis management: ability to work through a crisis, make tough recommendations with imperfect information;
  • Positive attitude, strong work-ethic and good sense of humor;
  • Outstanding written and verbal English communication skills; French and/or Arabic is a plus;
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint user;
  • Prior experience in advanced analytics is a plus, including programming languages (R, Phyton, SQL)

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


2.) Job Title: Partner, Program Contracts and Compliance (MasterCard Job Recruitments)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Lead, Program Contracts and Compliance and working closely with the Legal and Compliance, Finance, and Programs teams, in the Western, Central and Northern African region. You will work to implement and build capacity regarding a broad range of high impact contracting and program compliance practices to the Foundation. They will support the operationalization of the Foundation’s funding mechanisms delivering best-in-class resourcing opportunities for the Foundation’s partnerships. They will also deliver the implementation of contract management and monitoring programs to promote the highest levels of integrity and ethics and ensure the Foundation meets its Canadian regulatory requirements.
  • The Partner, Program Contracts and Compliance is a newly created position at the Foundation and comes at an exciting time of growth for the Foundation as it implements its new strategy, Young Africa Works. The Foundation is evolving to a new way of working to deliver on our Young Africa Works Strategy. This role will focus on implementing compliance programs across various Canadian regulatory areas to support innovative and cutting-edge programming approaches.
  • This role is open to candidates in any of our country offices in Western, Central and Northern Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, or Senegal).

Ways You Can Contribute

  • Implement standardization of contract management and monitoring processes for local partners to align with Canada Revenue Agency, local standards, Foundation policies and project requirements to enable achievement of organizational goals.
  • Lead engagement with Finance and Programs to align programmatic realities with contractual and Canadian regulatory requirements.
  • Support the operationalization of Foundation’s funding mechanism strategy in collaboration with appropriate departments, ensuring efficient and effective program implementation.
  • Co-create with internal stakeholders to ensure funding mechanisms effectively facilitate program implementation through the developments of processes and tools to enable successful partnerships.
  • Contribute to the roll-out and implementation of an integrated compliance framework to build organizational capacity in support of the Foundation’s reputation.
  • Support the continuous improvement of contracting processes and procedures to effectively manage risks associated with program non-compliance.
  • Inform and implement initiatives to improve monitoring and program contracting activities.
  • Proactively identify, analyze and respond to developments affecting program contracting and compliance activities.
  • Support the development and delivery of training tools and e-learning solutions that enhance employee contracting knowledge and capabilities.
  • Provide critical support and insight to the development of systems and processes that support efficient and effective management of program contracting and funding.
  • Build and maintain relationship of trust with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • All other duties and obligations as may be required from time to time.

Who You Are

  • University degree preferably in International Development, Accounting, Law or a related field. Master’s degree is highly preferred and/or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive experience working with charities in Livelihoods and/or Education, contracting, and/or Canadian regulatory compliance. Ideal experience from Canadian or large multi-lateral agencies preferred.
  • Experience in developing and delivering a broad range of training formats including experience with e-Learning Platforms.
  • Proven ability to effectively influence, build relationships and leverage formal and informal organizational structures.
  • Ability to challenge appropriately and voice alternative perspectives and viewpoints.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
  • A champion of ethics and integrity.
  • Ability to take initiative, “roll-up your sleeves” and bring creative new approaches and diverse solutions.
  • Results driven; motivated by performance excellence and a sense of urgency.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties with constantly changing priorities.
  • Possess excellent communication (written & verbal) and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Fluency in English is required. Ability to speak French and/or local language is highly preferred.
  • Possesses professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

Application Closing Date

22nd March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


MasterCard Job Recruitments

3.) Job Title: Enterprise Applications Business Analyst

Location: Nigeria

The Work at the Foundation

  • We have entered a very exciting time at the Foundation as we scale up our operations across Africa to realize our Young Africa Works strategy. Our role at the Mastercard Foundation is to be a catalyst. Our Young Africa Works strategy focuses on working with others to spur systemic change so young people have the opportunity to find work that is dignified and fulfilling.
  • The Foundation has opened offices in Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Uganda, building a broader leadership presence in Africa to develop specific strategies that support youth employment.  Within a country, we work with governments, the private sector, educators, and other funders to improve the quality of education and vocational training, prepare young people for the work force, expand access to financial services for entrepreneurs and small businesses, and connect job seekers to dignified and fulfilling work.
  • We are ambitious and driven. Our values transcend and rise above everything else as our guide. We encourage you to bring your bold ideas, curiosity, and expertise to your work. We laugh at ourselves and with each other. We are a team. Our journey together makes our impact even more meaningful.
  • If you are a driven Business Analyst ready to build something new and increase your impact, read on!

The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Head, Enterprise Applications, the Enterprise Applications Business Analyst will play a critical role as an IT resource responsible for delivering business value by effectively eliciting, analyzing, documenting, and verifying business opportunities, problems and requirements in order to implement appropriate solutions to meet business objectives.
  • This individual will serve as a business partner to various functional areas of the Foundation by developing, nurturing, and encouraging collaborative relationships, and supporting the goals of departments through exceptional application and data support.
  • The individual will have the opportunity to influence applications and data related decisions, relating to the overall IT roadmap, and impacting and shaping the larger Foundations goals.
  • This person will also coordinate projects from planning to implementation phases with minimal supervision.
  • The Enterprise Applications Business Analyst will understand the link between technology and logistics to translate business requirements to value-added technical solutions and make recommendations to end users.
  • This individual will contribute largely to the overall vision and strategy of the Enterprise Applications team by helping understand and build a solid foundation on which to scale into the future.
  • This role is open to candidates in any of our country offices in Africa (Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal).

Ways You Can Contribute

  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers’ expectations through proactive, innovative, and appropriate business solutions.
  • Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders in technology, business, project managers, partners, and vendors in the process of creating and recommending business solutions.
  • Ensure alignment to relevant processes and compliance to legislative and audit requirements.
  • Assess, analyze, and optimize end-to-end business processes by documenting business process requirements through research, interviews, or facilitation sessions.
  • Strong understanding of business process definition and re-engineering requirements.
  • Assess current business processes, procedures, and rules in conjunction with business partners, designing new and mapping existing business processes.
  • Compile business requirements documentation together with the business sponsor and manage the process of compiling business and functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Responsible for milestone management and logging of documents and following the appropriate SDLC.
  • Understand and assist in designing best in class solutions that meet the user requirement.
  • Oversee the compilation of test scripts that are compiled through testing and audit the test results.
  • Provide test cases and scenarios for implemented systems, test projects and system changes in the various environments and assess current business rules, processes, and procedures.
  • Ability to speak in front of large audiences and / or lead user training sessions.
  • Solid experience in data modelling and data warehousing (principles and methodology).
  • Knowledge of and experience with SQL.
  • Exposure to ETL.
  • Experience in Meta data management & Data Governance.
  • Exposure to SaaS applications environment is highly preferred.
  • Continuously assess own performance, seek timely and clear feedback and request training where appropriate.
  • Participate and contribute to a development culture where information regarding successes, issues, trends, and ideas are actively shared.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience within an applications and data warehousing environment.
  • Exceptional analytic and troubleshooting skills for solving complex problems.
  • Understands how emerging technologies and service providers can be utilized to improve existing systems and / or increase operational efficiency.
  • Intellectually curious and flexible, is comfortable with ambiguity, receptive to new ideas and open to change, when presented with best options.
  • Are results driven and motivated by a sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency; possesses a proactive and ‘self-starter’ mentality.
  • Demonstrates strong negotiation skills in complex environments with an aptitude for diplomacy.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties with constantly changing priorities.
  • Possess excellent communication (written & verbal) and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Ability to speak French and / or local language is an asset.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity.
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of the time in the future.
  • You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

Application Closing Date

16th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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