Senior Counsel Regulatory Affairs, EEMEA at Mastercard Nigeria

Senior Counsel Regulatory Affairs, EEMEA at Mastercard Nigeria

Mastercard – 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Counsel Regulatory Affairs, EEMEA

Job ID: R-153346
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time

Job Description
The Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa role will assist in managing various regulatory matters arising in the EEMEA region of Mastercard. This individual will:

  • Support  the development and execution of regulatory strategy in the region
  • Proactively engage with central banks across the region to advance Mastercard’s business strategy across markets
  • Engage on the timely submission of regulatory filings and develop responses to requests in accordance with internal processes and procedures
  • Guide the organization by providing regulatory advice on various matters arising at the individual country level as well as the region level
  • Participate in multi dimensional projects across business units/regions, successfully navigating throughout the organization by partnering effectively with individuals from other departments and delivering results
  • Participate in the defense of the company in proceedings or quasi- proceedings with regulators in the region
  • Evaluating and identifying EEMEA and country level regulatory risk and support the teams with assessing and implementing controls to mitigate risks
  • Work in close collaboration with the EEMEA Public Policy and Region Counsel teams


  • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications and work experience.

COVID-19 Considerations

  • We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.
  • In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone.
  • In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.
  • In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted.
  • Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team.
  • Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time.  Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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