Visa Performance Solutions, Global Strategic Services, Analyst
San Francisco, California
November 19, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Business Development, Customer Service, Sales
The Visa Performance Solutions (VPS) team is focused on improving our clients' profitability and performance through deep specialization in product, marketing, tailored consulting, automated solutions and unique insights leveraging Visa payment processing data that support the growth and performance of clients' business.

Within VPS, the Global Strategic Services team is responsible for developing leading-edge consulting solutions that address key strategic needs for our clients across the globe.This team drives tangible, impactful and financial results for Visa clients using industry expertise, Visa's technology capabilities and a proven profitability modeling platform that enables the quantification of value created.

What will I work on in Global Strategic Services? We have unique and exciting opportunities for you here in our Bay Area offices as we grow our Global Strategic Services group. Typical projects for Global Strategic Services include:

  • How does an issuer expand into offering or increase market share in credit or commercial products?
  • How should a credit card issuer use emerging technology to acquire the best customers?
  • How does an issuer expand their credit card portfolio while mitigating credit risk?
  • How does an issuer optimize their product offerings?
  • How does an issuer's profitability compare to a benchmark of peers?

  • Play an integral role on a team of experienced professionals in delivering revenue-generating consulting services to key Visa clients
  • Complete consulting engagements with other team members, including participating in interviews, analyzing confidential client data, and summarizing key findings
  • Responsible for completing detailed analysis on client data and identifying preliminary trends and themes in the data
  • Develop client-specific presentations which address executive's needs and deliver presentations to clients and internal Visa partners
  • Create custom analytics to solve client's needs across functional areas including risk, marketing, and operational areas
  • What is Global Strategic Services looking for in an Analyst? We are looking for bright and enthusiastic people to bring innovative ideas to our consulting practices:

  • BA/BS required. Professionals with prior management consulting, banking, and/or emerging technology experience (2-3 year of work experience preferred)
  • Excellent communication, story-telling and presentation skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills, with the ability to process and summarize large amounts of data into key strategic insights
  • Strong team player with a willingness to collaborate across levels and functional experts
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt
  • A background in payments, financial institutions or consumer lending a plus
  • An affinity for payments technology and its future
  • Willingness to travel 30-50%, domestic and international assignments

    About Visa:
    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. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages 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.

    Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.
  • A little about us:
    As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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