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Visa // credit cards
Product, Full Time       Posted: Tuesday, September 03, 2019
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  Company Description

Fascinated by the future & captivated by technology?

Smart, driven & want to make a difference in the world?

You'll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable & secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses & economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand & our global team - we're proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives & experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it's taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects & encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary & have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you're not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

Job Description

If you think you could support Visa as a Junior Project Manager - OVN, we want to hear from you - together, let's make Visa a great place to work.

What's it all about?

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network & is one of the most recognised global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value & information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses & government entities.

We offer a range of branded payment product platforms, which our financial institution clients use to develop & offer credit, charge, deferred debit, prepaid & cash access programs to cardholders. Visa's card platforms provide consumers, businesses, merchants & government entities with a secure, convenient & reliable way to pay & be paid in 170 countries & territories.

At its core, Visa is a payments network that connects consumers & merchants with financial institutions. And at the heart of our brand promise is VisaNet, of which the main components are authorisation, clearing & settlement & dispute resolution systems. The Open VisaNet programme intends to develop a set of replacement services for VisaNet using the latest technology that will allow flexibility of deployment, low cost of ownership & the same high availability & throughput characteristics demonstrated by the existing set of services.

What we expect of you, day to day.

The Open VisaNet programme is seeking a junior project manager to work within the OVN programme management office. Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the programme management office including the different tracks of the programme (e.g., program management, stakeholder engagement, etc).

  • Support the programme management office to drive key program activities:

    • Support Program reviews

    • Track program dependencies, risks & issues in collaboration with the delivery teams & other stakeholders

    • Track milestone plans across delivery teams

    • Track program budgets, forecasts & schedule

  • Support the production & circulation of status & milestone reports, working with the delivery teams to provide project updates.

  • Support collaboration & overall integration between programme tracks.

  • Prepare & support the programme meetings including meeting management, minute taking, preparing agendas & circulating inputs/outputs.

  • Maintain & manage the Programme/Project Mailbox & Calendar.

  • Maintain the Programme/Project SharePoint sites.

  • Support the programme management office to analyse specific data & prepare reports.

  • Support the programme management office to comply with Visa's Project Management Methodology & Key Controls


What we're after

  • Experience of supporting on large/complex IT projects/programmes with multiple stakeholders with different & often conflicting needs
  • Experience & knowledge of the project environment, practices & processes
  • Experience of information/data analysis & preparation of succinct analysis reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent MS Office Skills
  • Methodical approach & good eye for detail
  • Strong administrative skills


  • Educated to at least A-Level or equivalent professional experience
  • Knowledge & experience of IT
  • Prince 2 Foundation or equivalent qualification

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge & inspire you - we'd love to hear from you!

Additional Information

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it's the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture & background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay & actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds & perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work & a better business partner to our clients.

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