Program manager – Digital inclusion

Program manager – Digital inclusion


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environmental impact assessment, equal employment opportunity

Job Description

Program manager – Digital inclusion The South Asia Humanitarian & Development team, focussed on digital inclusion, is looking for a Program Manager to drive our digitisation initiatives for the underprivileged segments, by building partnerships & ecosystems, and managing ongoing programs. The ideal candidate is passionate about digital and financial inclusion, highly motivated, intellectually curious, analytical, and possesses a flair for sales and an entrepreneurial mindset.
He/she will be in charge of Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting of the Mastercard Farmer Network program and other card based digital inclusion programs in his/her region, working closely with various platform partners and state Govts. Specifically, will be in charge of business development and key stakeholder management, with partners, banks, lenders, developmental organisations, etc, thereby ensuring achievement of program KPIs such as consumer onboarding, adoption, platform transactions and scaling
-tThe Community Pass team (part of Strategic Growth / Humanitarian & Development) in India is responsible to adoption and scaling of the Mastercard Farmer Network platform, into a commercially viable financial inclusion initiative. The team is also responsible for launching other cards based financial inclusion products relevant for rural India. This program is critical for the Mastercard India, to underpin our commitment and focus on financial inclusion
-tNew sales & business development network with key potential partners and customers such as Banks, DFIs, IDOs, Agri players, Social impact firms, State Govts. etc and other stakeholders in the region, and drive partnerships
-tPilots rollouts: Identify pilot activities, key tasks, responsible person, key risks and dependencies and communicate them to the relevant stakeholders. Oversee launch of pilot programs
-tSales KPIs: Be the on-ground person to ensure all the program activities are rolled out as planned. This will include training of users, deployment of the solutions; post deployment support and drive to adoption. Track and achieve key KPIs such as farmers onboarded, transactions, usage etc
-tProgram Reporting: Provide weekly reporting indicating achievement, challenges, mitigation and next set of action items with regard to the pilot
-tStakeholder Management: manage our client/program relationships with the licensing partners, State Government, farmer producer organizations, Banks etc
All About You:
5-10 years experience in financial inclusion (consulting/ International donors/ foundations / international NGOs) Or digital payments sector (payment bank, payment fintechs, Prepaid providers) Or digital agriculture (agritech) sectors, in a combination of business development, strategy, sales or implementation functions
You are a post graduate, preferably tier 1 MBA, CA or Agricultural management, with strong and consistent academic performance
Proven and consistent Business Development and sales mgmt. experience. Go out of their way to get close to your customer in order to find out what their needs are, and how a product or service can really help. Have a clear mission that focuses on your customer s need above your own
You are a strong, confident, and exacting writer and communicator. You have excellent powerpoint and excel skills. Fluency in Marathi, Kannada or Telugu preferred
You are comfortable and flexible w.r.t extended travel in rural areas
You are always looking for potential solutions to solve problems,
Other details
Department:General / Other SoftwareIndustry:Banking / Financial ServicesSkills:environmental impact assessment, equal employment opportunity, management, program management, agile, project management, new hires, deliveryEducationMBA/PGDM

Recruiter detailsCompany Name: MasterCardCompany Description:
As a technology company in the global payments business, we operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.