Director, Government Engagement Thailand & Myanmar

  • Mastercard
  • Remote (Thailand)
  • Sep 10, 2020
Full time Financial Services

Job Description


Our Purpose


We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results. 




Job Title


Director, Government Engagement Thailand & Myanmar



The Director, Government Engagement role focuses on aligning Mastercard’s product, service and ecosystem capabilities to solve for the challenges government clients face today in the areas of financial inclusion, citizen services, economic development and government operational excellence. We do this by engaging, listening and leading. Our team is comprised of industry leaders, relationship builders and deal closers. We apply Mastercard’s digital tools, business insights, last mile solutions and market organizing skills to support client success. We have a good idea what works. But we also have a passion for learning, exploring new capabilities, and applying the best methodologies and insights to the government business.

Market Development function is responsible for creating new growth shoots for Mastercard’s business in Thailand & Myanmar aligning with our regional and global business priorities. Market Development drives current and future revenue for the company by strengthening strategic partnerships, driving sales of digital platforms and solutions, deepening relationships with Government and winning project mandates, and expanding merchant acceptance.

This is a senior role in the Market Development team with the responsibility for leading the business verticals of Financial Inclusion, Mobility and Government Sales. The incumbent would be expected to provide leadership, support and guidance to the respective Business Leads of these verticals for meeting their business objectives, while holding overall accountability.

We would be looking to welcome an energetic and enterprising individual to Mastercard who displays a high degree of initiative and agility, has superior communication skills, and believes in winning together through collaboration and partnership. Candidate must be/have:

Able to integrate knowledge across disciplines, including technology, operations, sales, product, marketing, compliance and risk.
Self-driven, organized and pro-active with ability to multi-task
Entrepreneurial and commercially focused with proven influencing skills
Experience of working on government business, tender process, managing government relationships, and co-developing a solution with government
Experience of mobilizing programs across multiple organizations (customer; partners; suppliers) and managing delivery to successful outcomes
Able to strongly articulate the case for public administration to embark upon complex, technology-enabled transformation initiatives
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully on cross-functional teams
Critical thinker and solution-oriented
Post Graduate, MBA preferred.



Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.








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