The Mastercard Graduate Development Program (MGDP) is aimed at early career talent, to develop skills with cross-functional work experience. Successful candidates will be assigned to a business unit within International Markets and rotate for a duration of 2 x 9 months each for a total of 18 months.
About the Award: 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.
Do you want to be a part of a collaborative environment?
Are you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash?
Are you motivated to stay on the cutting edge of technology?
Value of Award: A diverse experience within Mastercard MEA: comprising exposure to functions such as core products, digital products, account management, market development, marketing and communications.
Targeted Learning & Development: You will participate in a training program aimed at developing competencies in business acumen, leadership & interpersonal skills, and project management.
Cross-functional business projects: You will have the opportunity to work with your peers on various business projects which aim to provide enhanced work experience outside of your day-to-day role.
Mentorship & Executive Sponsorship: You will work with our dedicated leaders–successful managers and executives who inspire, mentor, and coach others toward successful careers here at Mastercard.
You will have the ability to work in the below areas by driving profitability growth
GROW: Core Business:
• Consumer Credit
• Physical-Digital Convergence
DIVERSITY: Customers & Geographies:
• Financial Inclusion
• New Markets
BUILD: New businesses
• Safety & Security
• Loyalty & Rewards
The opportunities available are:
• Market Development
• Products & Innovation – Core Products
• Products & Innovation – Digital Solutions
• Marketing & Communications
• Data & Services – Loyalty Solutions
• Customer Delivery
Mastercard Graduate Development Program Description
Course Level: Job
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Number of Awards: Not specified
Duration of Programme: 18 months. The program will start on the 1st of September 2019
To be taken at (country): Johannesburg, South Africa
Eligibility for the Mastercard Graduate Development Program:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong strategic and conceptual aptitude
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects concurrently
• Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree (all majors welcome to apply)
How to Apply for the Mastercard Graduate Development Program :