Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives at Visa

| San Francisco, CA
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Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

The Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives will be a key member of Visa’s business unit supporting several global cross-functional projects. The individual will be responsible for partnering with internal and external stakeholders to solve complex problems, program management, and execution within the Strategic Initiatives Team. This role will be based in San Francisco or New York.

Key Responsibilities

  • Structure and solve business problems, collaborating and coordinating with a range of internal stakeholders to make recommendations on a wide range of issues, including pricing, payment success, and emerging segments.
  • Work across functions including strategy, product, marketing and other key teams, driving key strategic initiatives forward through collaboration from concept to focused, resourced execution plans with paths to scaled implementation.
  • Create rigorous and accessible analytic and strategic frameworks to evaluate opportunities
  • Develop clear and concise executive level communications. Communicate recommendations to senior management, internal and external stakeholders in a clear, concise and impactful way

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
7 years’ experience with a BS/BA or 5 years with an Advanced degree or 2 years with a PhD
Preferred Qualifications:
• 8 years’ experience with a BS/BA or 7 year’s experience with an Advanced degree or 3 years with a PhD, preferably with two years in a top tier management consultancy coupled with a solid track-record of operating in an in-house corporate strategy role or managing operations of a function or business unit is strongly preferred
• MBA preferred
• Experience and in-depth knowledge of financial services and the payments business
• 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
• Global or multi-national business experience is preferred
• Ability to structure and manage complex projects and processes with multiple stakeholders
• Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility with senior functional and regional leaders within Visa. Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible.
• Proactive and effective communicator. Experienced at presenting information to senior levels, with ability to facilitate group discussions and debate and proven ability to influence and communicate effectively across geographic and functional line
Additional Information
Work Hours:
• Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.
Travel Requirements:
• This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 25% of the time.
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, and reach with hands and arms.
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.

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law

Work 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.

More Information on Visa
Visa operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Foster City, CA, San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX and Miami, FL. Visa was founded in 2021. It has 18871 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 886 open jobs at Visa, click here.
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