Mastercard sta cercando un Director, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Italy per la sede di Milano.

Our Purpose
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Job Title
Director, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Italy

The Cyber and Intelligence (C&I) Solutions team is responsible for Mastercard’s safety and security related product development efforts to protect the integrity of the electronic payment system as well as ensure payments are convenient yet secure. The products are primarily focused on authentication, fraud prevention, risk mitigation and dispute resolution across all payment channels as well as all stakeholders: issuers, acquirers, merchants, governments, corporates.

The C&I Director will support the Italian market with a portfolio of cybersecurity & decision intelligence products. Reporting to the Director, Italy C&I Lead, he / she will work closely with the markets account teams as well as the European C&I team to roll out C&I products and solutions in the Market and lead the selling process. The position will be responsible for the strategic selling, ongoing management and enhancements of these products, engage with internal and external stakeholders in order to achieve the annual revenue targets and support the growth of Mastercard business.

  • Can you develop and articulate, to internal and external audiences including our issuer, merchant and acquirer partners, thought leadership on current cybersecurity & fraud trends in customer needs, best practices, implications for product rollouts, and future product opportunities?
  • Do you have a proven track record of strategic selling and executing strategy successfully against measurable objectives?


  • Manage C&I cybersecurity & decision intelligence product portfolio for Italy: devise and implement strategies for products’ rollout and adoption. Support the markets with adequate analysis/global case studies as required to demonstrate the value of these products
  • In partnership with the Italian sales team, lead the strategic selling process with key customers: from identifying the opportunities to generating new revenues
  • Work closely with C&I Europe team to identify and execute product enhancements and new product constructs. These efforts may include concept validation, business case development, creation of associated pricing and other market readiness activities
  • Demonstrate thought-leadership, product/technology management expertise and strong strategic selling skills
  • Ensure accurate and timely pipeline & revenue tracking and forecasting
  • Monitor and evaluate product performance; ability to locate and use relevant data to support performance measurement, tracking, and product insights.

All About You

  • This position requires a highly collaborative and self-driven individual who will need to manage relationships across multiple functional areas, – at times remotely with limited supervisory support
  • Cross-functional team leadership experience managing multiple, complex projects concurrently and delivering timely results under tight timelines
  • Solid experience of progressive sales and relationship management experience within the financial services or payments industry sectors
  • Expertise on Cybersecurity industry trends and fraud; broader payment and transaction ecosystem understanding of competitive landscape and industry trends a plus
  • Strong knowledge of the Italian market and a solid network in the cyber security industry
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with an ability to identify key issues, structure analysis and synthesize large amounts of data, and provide recommendations effectively
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility, team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible
  • Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior management and business partners both internally and externally including Head of Fraud, CISO, CIO roles within customer organizations
  • Ability to embrace complexity, but deliver/articulate simplicity
  • Education: Masters / Business School / MBA degree.

COVID-19 Considerations
We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.
In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted. Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team. Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.

Corporate Security Responsibility
All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;
  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.


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