Mastercard Nigeria Latest Student Internship Programme 2021

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Introduction
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:

1.Job Title: Student Intern, Digital and Core Products

Job ref.: R-112362
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time

Description

  • 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.
  • The Mastercard Intern Program is a comprehensive program where students will gain hands on real work-life skills while having fun and contributing to a global company. As an intern, you will be challenged with completing projects that will enhance your skills as well as contribute to the department’s goals and objectives.

Program Dates & Components:

  • Impactful assignments that drive business results
  • Networking sessions and leadership speakers series
  • Volunteer and team building experiences

Program Qualifications

  • Evidence of strong academics
  • Innovative thinking and thoughtful risk taking
  • Ability to partner across the organization
  • Sound communication skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.
  • 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.​
  • If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting.  Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

2.Job Title: Manager, Customer Risk Management, EMEA

Job Ref.: R-122401
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Overview

  • The Treasury team is looking for a Risk Manager, based in Lagos, to manage its credit risk primarily across the MEA region, with possible support to the European region.
  • The primary responsibility of the Risk Manager is to ensure customer risk is appropriately identified, monitored and managed in accordance with Mastercard’s policies & procedures, and risk appetite framework.
  • The role also involves partnering with our Corporate Treasury and Settlement Operations teams to assist in the growth of Mastercard’s settlement footprint throughout the region. In addition, the incumbent of the role will work as needed with the Regulatory Affairs team in engaging with central banks and other regulators within the region.

Role

  • Act as the point of contact for CRM related matters pertaining to countries assigned.
  • Prepare underwriting proposals, carry out detailed analysis of new and existing Financial Institutions and Non Banking customers of Mastercard across the EMEA region, present them effectively to senior management as and when required;
  • Responsible for monitoring settlement failures and ensure any failures are actioned in a timely manner;
  • Negotiate collateral and / or other risk mitigants with both account managers and customers.
  • Provide technical and analytical support for process improvement initiatives, including identification of best practices and ensuring successful implementation;
  • Contribute to external / internal CRM reporting (SEC filing, audit committee, ad hoc requests);
  • Partnering with other risk managers to ensure 24×7 global customer risk exposure monitoring, participating in decision making process when critical action needs to be taken;
  • Enable and train first line of defense on customer risk management procedures and processes;
  • Coordinating application process of new customers to ensure timely customer onboarding as well as review of DDM (deferred delivery merchant) consent applications.

All About You

  • Postgraduate degree in Business, Economics, Econometrics (or equivalent) and 5 years of experience in credit risk assessment and financial statements analysis OR Graduate with at least 10 years of experience in credit risk assessment and financial statements analysis;
  • Knowledge of Nigerian banking sector and the payment regulation landscape are a strong plus;
  • Risk mindset: ability to think outside the box and identify potential sources of risk;
  • Problem solving: ability to develop innovative solutions to manage/ address credit risk;
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills, including at the very senior management levels;
  • Crisis management: ability to work through a crisis, make tough recommendations with imperfect information;
  • Positive attitude, strong work-ethic and good sense of humor;
  • Outstanding written and verbal English communication skills; French and/or Arabic is a plus;
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint user;
  • Prior experience in advanced analytics is a plus, including programming languages (R, Python, SQL)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3.Job Title: Partner, Program Contracts and Compliance

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Lead, Program Contracts and Compliance and working closely with the Legal and Compliance, Finance, and Programs teams, in the Western, Central and Northern African region. You will work to implement and build capacity regarding a broad range of high impact contracting and program compliance practices to the Foundation. They will support the operationalization of the Foundation’s funding mechanisms delivering best-in-class resourcing opportunities for the Foundation’s partnerships. They will also deliver the implementation of contract management and monitoring programs to promote the highest levels of integrity and ethics and ensure the Foundation meets its Canadian regulatory requirements.
  • The Partner, Program Contracts and Compliance is a newly created position at the Foundation and comes at an exciting time of growth for the Foundation as it implements its new strategy, Young Africa Works. The Foundation is evolving to a new way of working to deliver on our Young Africa Works Strategy. This role will focus on implementing compliance programs across various Canadian regulatory areas to support innovative and cutting-edge programming approaches.
  • This role is open to candidates in any of our country offices in Western, Central and Northern Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, or Senegal).

Ways You Can Contribute

  • Implement standardization of contract management and monitoring processes for local partners to align with Canada Revenue Agency, local standards, Foundation policies and project requirements to enable achievement of organizational goals.
  • Lead engagement with Finance and Programs to align programmatic realities with contractual and Canadian regulatory requirements.
  • Support the operationalization of Foundation’s funding mechanism strategy in collaboration with appropriate departments, ensuring efficient and effective program implementation.
  • Co-create with internal stakeholders to ensure funding mechanisms effectively facilitate program implementation through the developments of processes and tools to enable successful partnerships.
  • Contribute to the roll-out and implementation of an integrated compliance framework to build organizational capacity in support of the Foundation’s reputation.
  • Support the continuous improvement of contracting processes and procedures to effectively manage risks associated with program non-compliance.
  • Inform and implement initiatives to improve monitoring and program contracting activities.
  • Proactively identify, analyze and respond to developments affecting program contracting and compliance activities.
  • Support the development and delivery of training tools and e-learning solutions that enhance employee contracting knowledge and capabilities.
  • Provide critical support and insight to the development of systems and processes that support efficient and effective management of program contracting and funding.
  • Build and maintain relationship of trust with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • All other duties and obligations as may be required from time to time.

Who You Are

  • University degree preferably in International Development, Accounting, Law or a related field. Master’s degree is highly preferred and/or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive experience working with charities in Livelihoods and/or Education, contracting, and/or Canadian regulatory compliance. Ideal experience from Canadian or large multi-lateral agencies preferred.
  • Experience in developing and delivering a broad range of training formats including experience with e-Learning Platforms.
  • Proven ability to effectively influence, build relationships and leverage formal and informal organizational structures.
  • Ability to challenge appropriately and voice alternative perspectives and viewpoints.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
  • A champion of ethics and integrity.
  • Ability to take initiative, “roll-up your sleeves” and bring creative new approaches and diverse solutions.
  • Results driven; motivated by performance excellence and a sense of urgency.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties with constantly changing priorities.
  • Possess excellent communication (written & verbal) and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Fluency in English is required. Ability to speak French and/or local language is highly preferred.
  • Possesses professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

Application Closing Date
22nd March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Mastercard Latest Student Internship Programme 2021

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