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Sr. Director – North America Consulting Practice(s) – Visa – Washington DC


Job title: Sr. Director – North America Consulting Practice(s)

Company: Visa

Job description: Company DescriptionVisa is a world leader in payments and technology, with over 259 billion payments transactions flowing safely between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities in more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable, and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive while driven by a common purpose – to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid.Make an impact with a purpose-driven industry leader. Join us today and experience Life at Visa.Job DescriptionVisa Consulting and Analytics (VCA) drives tangible, impactful and financial results for Visa’s network clients, including both financial services and merchants. Drawing on our expertise in strategy consulting, data analytics, brand management, marketing, operational and macroeconomics, Visa Consulting and Analytics solves the most strategic problems for our clients.The NA Consulting Practice within VCA provides consulting and solution services for Visa’s largest issuers in the United States. We apply deep expertise in the banking, payments & analytics industry to assist clients with their key business priorities, drive growth and improve profitability. The VCA team provides a comprehensive range of consulting services to deliver solutions that address unique challenges in areas such as improving profitability, strategic growth, customer experience, digital payments and managing risk.The VCA team is looking for a Senior Director to join our commercial consulting practice as an expert in commercial card payments. The potential candidate will be responsible for selling, delivering and implementing projects and solutions with US Financial Institutions / Issuing Banks and Fintechs. This person will develop initiatives to promote sustainable and profitable growth, thereby ensuring that Visa is both, the preferred brand and unique business partner.Most engagements are focused on developing strategies for our commercial card issuing clients e.g. market penetration strategies, profitability analysis, segmentation, growth, product development, program launch, customer acquisition, customer life cycle optimization, retention & enhancements.Specific responsibilities include:Create a deep understanding of client needs, market conditions, and industry trends and align consulting offerings that are commercially viable, in strong partnership with our VCA segment leads and account executives.Develop commercial industry insights and best practices to enhance consulting practice knowledgebase and deliver expertise to clientsProactively engage with Visa internal teams in regular strategic & planning discussionsCollaborate with Visa account executives and other VCA colleagues to cultivate and manage a pipeline of commercial engagement opportunities with the largest NA banks.Lead and/or serve as a subject matter expert on commercial payment related consulting engagements.Create new approaches, toolkits, and best practice documents that can be leveraged across VCA.Develop enduring relationships with clients and colleagues across Visa.Participates in consulting initiatives and contributes to engagements by identifying potential opportunities, providing commercial payment expertise and industry knowledge to our Issuing partners.Develop frameworks, approaches, solutions and recommendations that effectively and efficiently address the most impactful opportunities and challenges.Build solutions and actionable insights that will help clients to grow their portfolios and customer engagement in their core businessPartner with peers in other functional areas (marketing, sales, risk, innovation) and across global regional teams to execute projects in ways that leverage the breadth and depth of Visa’s resourcesProduce insights, analyses and recommendations to improve client performance, boost growth, drive understanding of client issues and provide strategic guidance for client priorities across the verticals and segmentsBuild new scalable solutions, toolkits, best practice documents and consulting approach that can be applied across VCA practiceThis is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.QualificationsBasic Qualifications:

  • 12 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 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 or more years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 12 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, or MD), PhD with 9+ years of experience
  • Knowledgeable of the business needs of commercial card customers and their suppliers, e.g., payables and receivables practices and challenges
  • Well-informed on best practices to meet customer needs across the commercial card customer lifecycle and functional areas in banking, e.g., customer acquisition, cross-sell, underwriting, implementations / onboarding, account management, supplier enrollment, and customer retention
  • Relevant commercial card experience at US Financial Institution or consulting firm
  • Experience working with financial indicators to measure business performance. Significant focus on impacting ROI
  • Self-motivated, results oriented individual with the ability to handle numerous projects concurrently
  • Knowledge and understanding of banking operations and/ or payment schemes, including products & services, business systems and processes, marketing initiatives and card issuing experience
  • Excellent communication, story-telling and presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Technology mindset, curious, up-to-date with digital trends and applications

Additional InformationWork Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is 173,400.00 to 301,150.00 USD per year, which may include potential sales incentive payments (if applicable). Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity. Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position may be eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.

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Location: Washington DC

Job date: Wed, 08 May 2024 03:55:11 GMT

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