Global Pricing Strategy Analyst

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions 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.

Job Description

The Analyst will be a member of Visa’s Global Pricing Strategy team. The team plays a key role in shaping Visa’s strategy, focused on driving the strategy and execution of Visa’s global pricing and client deal efforts. The Global Pricing Strategy Analyst will support various projects related to Visa’s pricing strategy, deal negotiation with financial institutions and merchants, and broader corporate initiatives, including collaborating with business lines across Regional and Functional areas. Specific projects will vary greatly in sponsor, business or strategic focus, depth, and stakeholder served, ranging from broad coordination efforts across multiple regions and/or functional areas to focused assignments for senior management that are of particular high strategic importance to Visa.

The position requires the ability to apply strong analytical and critical thinking skills to solve business problems, and quickly arrive at recommendations that drive corporate priorities.

The Analyst will report to the Vice President, Global Pricing Strategy, and will be based at Visa's offices in Foster City, California. However, the position offers flexibility to work in Visa’s offices in San Francisco or Foster City.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Identify, prioritize, and execute the activities required to support Visa’s corporate strategies, priorities, and special initiative projects.

  • Develop rigorous, fact based, quantitative and qualitative analysis to support recommendations. Ensure strategic and financial soundness and alignment for any recommendations

  • Develop, structure and drive incentives for routing and acceptance agreements with merchants and acquirers in partnership with sales team

  • Identify implications of data and analysis with the team, articulate recommendations, put action plans in place and drive progress

  • Work within cross-functional and cross-regional project teams to solve corporate business problems, collaborating and coordinating with a range of internal stakeholders to make recommendations on a wide range of business issues.

  • Create data presentations & dashboards to support data driven decision making

  • Communicate recommendations to management, other executive, functional, or regional staff and management in a clear, concise and impactful way

  • Build and maintain business landscape knowledge, to provide solid foundational context for critical strategic projects.

  • Participate in continuous training with strategy teams.


  • Bachelors degree from top-tier institution or similar academic / professional experience

  • 2 to 4 years of experience at a top-tier strategy consulting firm McKinsey, BCG, Bain or at the Corporate Strategy practices of LEK, Deloitte Consulting, PwC, KPMG, Accenture, EY, Booz Allen.

  • Exceptional analytics and problem solving skills and ability to prioritize issues and analysis.

  • Strategic thinker with ability to evaluate ideas and proposals within broader company objectives

  • Ability to work independently, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to build rigorous, fact-bases that support recommendations to senior management or regional management. 

  • Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior managers and external business partners

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility as a "peer" with functional and regional leaders within Visa
    Self-starter, team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible, with excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities
  • Advanced user of excel and power point
  • Commitment to continuous training and openness to an environment of active developmental feedback and coaching from peers and managers

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

·   This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds.”

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