Associate Product Specialist,Launch Graduate Program 2024 – Manama, Bahrain

Job Overview

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Associate Product Specialist,Launch Graduate Program 2024 – Manama, Bahrain

Job Overview:

Develops product strategies and roadmaps to execute to ensure maximum penetration of market segments.
Manages and maintains existing product lines on an on-going basis, including vendor management.
Conducts opportunity assessments on new ideas and concepts. Provides design specifications for product enhancements to Product Development. Defines business and technical requirements, and manages the relationships of technical resources and the Global Technology Organization to maintain and build out platforms.

Major Accountabilities:
• Provide general support to product management team
• Support the management of elements of projects within a project life cycle
• Compile data to support the development of business case justification
• Research potential vendors for evaluation as business partners to support product areas
• Provide information to team to aid in assessing MasterCard’s competitive positioning versus market

• Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in business or equivalent work experience Knowledge / Experience:
• 0-12 months related work experience
• Basic knowledge of business

Skills/ Abilities:
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Strong project management skills (organizational, planning and follow-up)
• Strong analytical skills desirable
• Business Acumen with the ability to provide solutions that drive positive results to the customer and MasterCard
• Self motivated with a proven track record of delivering success while operating within a team

Work Conditions:
• General office environment

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.