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.
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Job Description and Responsibilities
Visa is looking for a data science leader to join Visa’s Consulting & Analytics team and lead data science practice for clients across New Zealand and the South Pacific, and reporting to the Head of Data Science for Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific.
This role will be required to work in close partnership with the consulting and client account leads to understand client business challenges and determine how Visa data and industry leading analytic solutions can be used to solve them.
The role will also require providing hands-on execution support as required during the project lifecycle.
The role will also include developing new analytic solution capabilities, understanding the broader payments ecosystem, and staying on top of industry trends to identify opportunities where Visa data and analytic capabilities can be leveraged by clients to support growth of their business.
Being able to clearly articulate the value of data to inform business decisions is critical, as is the need to have exceptional communication skills.
This role will need to closely collaborate with stakeholders across the business including account executives, consulting leads, product, client services and marketing.
The role is based in Auckland and will work closely with the broader data science team based in Australia and may also get involved in delivering engagements for Visa clients in Australia
The role will have responsibility to facilitate peer-to-peer learnings within Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific data science team to upskill data scientists and coach them as needed.
This role will require excellent people management skill.
This role will also require to be collaborative and establish a network within Asia Pacific Data Science Centre of Excellence and other markets to exchange ideas and best practices.
As a senior data science leader in the market, the role will require developing strategic roadmap for data science and raising profile of data scientists internally within Visa and externally as and when opportunity comes.
Summary of key Responsibilities
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