Business Operations, Senior Consultant

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

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

Visa is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and passionate business operations, strategy lead and data analytics Director to own and drive business operations and data analytics for the Visa Business Solutions (VBS) team reporting to the SVP of North America. The ideal candidate will be able to solve business problems, identify opportunities and create roadmaps for our internal and external partners that will result in payment volume and revenue growth.   This is an internal support position and is ideal for a candidate that has strong analytical skills, understands payments with experience in small business, commercial and fintech ecosystem

The candidate will leverage data to answer business questions, solve business challenges, create sales and account strategy and desires to further their payments experience.  The candidate will develop strategies that help the VBS NA business use data to position, shape and capitalize on emerging customer and market needs. This is a highly matrixed position and the chosen candidate will closely collaborate with business leaders to understand the strategic initiatives of the business and will work across the VBS organization and align strategic goals to actionable roadmaps.  They will harness Visa’s large data sets and be able to create client facing materials that identify opportunities, solutions and actions to drive payment volume. 

Responsibilities will include:


  • Support the SVP of Visa Business Solutions on all data and business analysis needs including preparation for internal business reviews, client facing meetings and finance reviews

  • Coordinate and develop holistic VBS NA strategy with a view from SMB up to LMM taking into account an ecosystem of Fi and non FI partners and clients

  • Partner with team members in the preparation and delivery of materials, reports and analysis for client facing presentations.  Analyze data and package for client delivery creating an executable action plan tailored to our specific client’s business

  • Support the VBS team by utilizing data analytics in support of growing business and deepening relationships. Including use of internal Visa systems such as GBI, Tableau and other Visa systems to pull data and track performance.

  • Extensive collaboration and teamwork with key internal Visa partners including VBS global teams, Finance, VC&A, Product, CSS, FI AE’s, and Merchant Sales & Solutions to execute sales plans and strategies.

  • Support the broader VBS team in tradeshow coordination and preparation of client facing events including pre-communication, scheduling meetings, and follow-up communications

  • Review competitive landscape and report on new developments that impact the delivery of Visa services and solutions

  • Review and understand go-to-market approaches in verticals, coordinate delivery of information to internal and external stakeholders when needed

  • Interaction with finance including presentation of materials to executives when required

  • Build expertise in Playbook/ and the custodian of reporting analysis and pipeline management

  • Provide weekly data analytics for the sales teams as requested.






  • 8 year’s experience with a BS/BA or 5 years with an Advanced degree or 2 years with a PhD


  • 9 year’s experience with a BS/BA or 7 year’s experience with an Advanced degree or 3 years with a PhD
  • Experience with financial analysis is a plus
  • Exceptional ability to coordinate internal and external resources and nurture cross-functional relationships

  • Strong financial acumen

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with high level of success/achievement.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Superior ability in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Visa systems preferred.

Additional Information

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 (phones and computers), reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds

Travel Requirements:   The incumbent may be required to travel up to 10%

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.    

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