Client Consulting Manager - Analytics Consultant

  • Lima, Peru
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.

Visa Consulting and Analytics (VCA), the consulting arm of Visa, is a global team of industry experts in strategy, marketing, operations, risk and economics consulting, with decades of experience in the payments industry. Our VCA teams offers:

  • Consulting services customized to the needs of Visa client’s business objectives and strategy
  • Business and economic insights and perspectives that impact business and investment decisions
  • Self-service digital solutions Visa clients can leverage to improve performance in product, marketing and operations
  • Proven data-driven marketing strategies to increase clients’ ROI

Job Description

VCA team is looking for an individual to join our consulting practice and play a role developing high impact projects for Visa’s clients in Andean Countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela). This position will be based in Lima, Peru. This potential candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing Statistical modeling to address key strategic needs for Visa’s clients including issuers, acquirers and merchants.
Responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy analytical models and techniques within the organization and VCA’s clients including issuers, acquirers and merchants

  • Utilize Visa's data and analytic capabilities, technology, and industry expertise to develop, standardized and implement the consulting solutions.

  • Identify relevant market trends by country, based on a deep analysis of payment industry Information. Interacting with several internal and external stakeholders for the strategic definition of analysis and initiatives.
  • Continuously develop and present innovative ideas in order to improve current business practices within Visa.
  • Perform client-specific analysis on portfolio data including proprietary information, such as customer demographics, activity, spend levels and financial information.
  • Communicate complex concepts and the results of the analyses in a clear and effective manner.

  • Support transfer technical knowledge to facilitate implementation of the business solution provided.

Document all projects developed and write other documentation as needed. Identify and share best practices for key topics.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS required; MBA or other relevant Master's degree preferred (eg: Statistics, Computer Science, , Engineering or other related fields).

  • 8+ years of overall experience with a preferred minimum of 5 in a banking and/or retailer

  • Strong interest in the future of payments a must.

  • Experience in retail banking, payments, financial services, and/or technology industries a plus

  • Hands-on experience in advanced analytics and statistical modeling including Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Clustering methods (e.g. K-means), Classification methods (Decision Trees/Chaid), among others.

  • Expert level knowledge of SAS (Base SAS, SAS Macro programming,  SAS E. Miner, SAS E. Guide)

  • Work with large volumes of data (Big Data); extract, clean and manipulate large datasets using standard tools such as Hadoop Ecosystem, Hive, Apache Spark, SAS, through scripting in Python, SQL, etc.

  • Knowledge of visualization tools such as Tableau

  • Transform data/ analysis to a business language

  • Continuously develop and present innovative ideas based on data driven approach in order to improve current business practices within Visa

  • Excellent project management, organizational and presentational skills.

  • Strong teamwork, relationship management and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to multi-task various projects while meeting required deadlines.

  • Results oriented

  • Bilingual Spanish/English (spoken/written)

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