Engineering / Technical

Latest Recruitment at MasterCard Nigeria, 21st August, 2019

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 Priceless®. 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Solution Engineer – Mastercard Payment Gateway Services

Ref Id: R-90568
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time


  • Mastercard Payment Gateway Services provides an end to end Omni-Channel gateway solution for merchants, payment facilitators and acquiring banks.
  • This role will be responsible for developing, commercial roll-out and scaling Mastercard Payment Gateway Services capability within Sub Sahara Africa.
  • Reporting to the VP – Market Product Management, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
    • Support acquiring banks, PSPs / Payment Facilitators and strategic merchants in leveraging the MPGS platform capabilities and functionality
    • Offer technical expertise required for these customers to integrate with the MPGS API
    • Work with the commercial / sales teams to build solutions for merchants
    • Support the commercialization efforts of the MPGS solution within SSA markets
    • Leverage knowledge of local market and regulation to identify new revenue or business development opportunities
    • Be the subject matter expert and champion product enhancements and required product development features
    • Works closely with Market development, Customer Delivery and Regional product to help define and drive execution of go-to-market strategies
    • Uses market knowledge to influence product strategy, product roadmaps and priorities
    • Building strong working relationships with partners and suppliers required to offer the MPGS proposition.
    • Monitors a product’s key performance metrics
    • Supports business development through relevant customer meetings, RFP response support, translates deal-specific needs into product requirements (where applicable).


  • Technical Product development background with a proven track record of developing payment solutions
  • Experience of working with Payment API integrations in Web environment
  • launching new products in the eCommerce domain gained through working with Tier 1 merchants, acquiring banks or Payment technology Providers.
  • Knowledge of merchant payment acceptances solutions across key merchant industries.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Consultant, Delivery

Ref Id: R-90982
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time

Job Description Summary

  • Mastercard Advisors, the professional services arm of Mastercard Worldwide, provides payments-focused consulting, marketing, information and risk management services to financial institutions, merchants and governments worldwide.
  • With its unique category expertise, deep understanding of customer needs and successful track record in addressing complex challenges throughout the payments lifecycle, Mastercard Advisors addresses the challenges and opportunities of its clients, enhances Mastercard’s strategic and tactical performance and establishes Mastercard’s global thought-leadership pre-eminence.

Role Description and Major Responsibilities

  • Consulting engagement delivery, interact with mid- to senior- level clients and internal partners. Rigorously and logically identify issues covering entire client problem,
  • Perform sophisticated, hypotheses-driven analysis with broad oversight
  • Synthesize analyses into clear, sound recommendations
  • Create effective, impactful and quality assured storylines and slides
  • Identify creative and useful additional analyses required and suggest new paradigms for recommendations
  • Independently assess client agenda, internal culture and change readiness.
  • Develop effective working relationships with mid-level client management and engage audience with verbal communications and presentations
  • Build peer relationships with key team members to identify opportunities to broaden relationships
  • Engage in client communications with client peer group within the framework of the overall communications strategy
  • Proactively seek opportunities to support proposal preparation
  • Identify client challenges and formulate ideas on opportunities to leverage Mastercard Advisors capabilities, surfacing these to senior Advisors staff
  • Actively contributes to Special Interest Groups by participating in creating points of view, articles, methodologies
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to lead small projects

Education Needed:

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • MBA or relevant post graduate degree recommended

Experience and Skills Needed:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a management consulting firm and/or 7+ years in relevant industry
  • Exposure specifically in payments and/or retail banking or merchants preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: 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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