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Sr Director, Visa Consulting and Analytics

San Francisco, CA, USA | Visa

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Financial Services Professional
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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Practice oversight of over $20MM in consulting engagements with direct management of $5MM in strategic engagements

Develop and enhance client relationships

Collaboration across the VCA team in the US and Canada

Lead project pitches and fulfill the pre-sales role (in coordination with respective Account Executives) to secure new business as well as ‘re-engagement’ opportunities

Identify opportunities to expand scale or scope of initiatives to increase their impact and effectiveness beyond their original intent

Provide subject matter expertise for Visa Consulting in the area of consumer credit and debit

Proactively engage with clients and Visa client leadership in

regular strategic & planning discussions; cultivate and manage a pipeline

of work with clients

Develop frameworks, approaches, solutions and recommendations that

effectively and efficiently address the most impactful opportunities and


Partner with peers in other functional areas (e.g., marketing,

analytics, risk, innovation) and across global regional teams to execute

projects in ways that leverage the breadth and depth of Visa’s resources

Produce insights and analyses to improve client performance,

drive understanding of client issues and provide strategic guidance for client

priorities across the payment P&L

Where employee is a subject matter expert, provide knowledge

sharing, coaching and training across functional teams and/or regions


We are looking for individuals with banking, payments and consulting expertise to provide analysis and strategic thinking to shape the services we deliver to clients, lead consulting engagements and develop actionable and scalable insights and solutions.

The ideal candidate will have payments and management consulting experience.

Key Competencies:

Substantial problem solving ability with strategic focus on

impacting ROI

Strong analytical skills, with demonstrated intellectual and

analytical rigor.

Self-motivated, results oriented individual with the ability to

handle numerous projects concurrently

Executive Presence including excellent communication and

presentation skills, written and verbal and ability to communicate at all

levels within large organizations.

Demonstrated leadership, managerial and collaboration capabilities, particularly with those who are not direct reports as may be found in a matrixed organization

Experience in managing teams in execution of projects and career mentorship.

Holds self and others accountable for measurable high quality, timely and effective results. Displays a strong commitment to organizational success

Ability to identify key strategic issues and to generate and deliver creative and innovative solutions to problems and opportunities.

Experience in several key issuer business areas, such as portfolio management, marketing, product management, operations, risk management, for both credit and debit cards

Understanding of card issuers' P&L and critical factors in driving profitability

Ability to influence and negotiate with senior executives

Basic Qualifications:

12 years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree; 10 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD); or a minimum of 5 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications:

15-18 years of experience with a Bachelors Degree or 12 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD or PhD)

MBA or post graduate degree strongly preferred

Experience in or in-depth knowledge of financial services is strongly preferred, ideally with a deep understanding of cards and payments. Technology sector experience would also be desirable

The ideal candidate will have payments and management consulting experience.

Have a proven track record of delivering high impact results working on projects in the areas of corporate strategy, growth initiatives and new market/segment/business strategies?

Excellent communication, story-telling and presentation skills.

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