Job Description

Industry Solutions & Services Manager / Sr Manager - Payments

Location: Dubai,UAE
 
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When you build a Consulting Career with us, you will be a trusted partner to business leaders using data, insights and industry knowledge that deliver business outcomes to win in the digital world.
 
The work you'll do will drive end-to-end transformation, lead epic disruption and partner with the biggest clients. In a Management Consulting role, you will advise, design, and implement transformational solutions in our specialist functional and industry areas. In a Technology Consulting role, you will lead and implement technology solutions, focusing on platform and systems development and IT advisory.
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Job Description:

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Support Clients (Central Banks, Payment Service Providers and Banks) with development & delivery of business solutions related to various payment services, offered via cards, electronic, cheque, digital etc.
  • Architect solutions based on latest and best practices
  • Consult Financial Services (FS) industry clients in creation, re-engineering of Operating models, payments strategy and value analysis.
  • Implementation of payment strategies, systems from Banking and central bank perspective including payment hubs, RTGS, and Instant payment products
  • Support clients during end-end lifecycle of payments transformation:
    • Innovation & strategy formulation
    • Technical Architecture formulation
    • Solution Blueprint creation
    • Architecture & Technology requirement elicitation & analysis
    • Integration Framework definition and classification
    • Vendor analysis & Selection
    • Infrastructure Scaling & migration strategy formation
    • Solution Implementation & delivery
  • Provide Technology consulting during implementation & delivery of project, supporting various stakeholders – IT vendors, Infrastructure support teams, Technology solution providers, etc.
  • Provide Quality Assurance to FS clients during various phases of payments project implementation.
  • Manage implementation & delivery of project, supporting various stakeholders – bank business, operations, finance, IT vendors, Payment solution providers, etc.
  • Provide Quality Assurance to FS clients during various phases of payments project implementation.
  • Develop trusted and durable relationships with clients and ecosystem partners.
  • Manage a healthy client portfolio and related financials.
  • Originating and develop business opportunities.
  • Developing, nurturing and coordinating a local practice.
  • Establishing acceptance of Solutions with client executives.
  • Translating and conveying impact of process and system changes to bottom line.
  • Assessing and managing risk and issues throughout all aspects of the transformation programs.
  • Counselling junior team members.


Qualifications

Qualifications

What skills & experience are we looking for?
  • Banking Payments functional Architecture knowledge and business process design.
  • Central bank functional Architecture knowledge and process design with a key focus on clearing and settlement strategy design and implementation programs
  • Business & Functional Subject matter expertise in following industries 
    • Banking Payments
    • Corporate Payments
    • P2P & Instant Payments
    • Transactional Banking
    • Wholesale banking
    • B2B payments
  • Deep understanding of technical operating rules, requirements & processes of following payment schemes & standards
    • Cross Border Remittances (SWIFT, RIPPLE)
    • KSA Payment Schemes (SARIE, SADAD, DDMS)
    • UAE Payment Schemes (RTGS, WPS, etc)
    • ISO 20022 Payment Standards
  • Digital Currencies / Blockchain
  • Good understanding of functional & operating rules of following payment schemes
    • Instant P2P payments (for e.g. FPS)
    • ACH (for e.g. SEPA)
    • RTGS Systems (for e.g. Target2)
  • Solution Analysis
  • Enterprise Architecture Framework
  • Enterprise Architecture Planning
  • Technology Quality Assurance & Consulting
  • IT Infrastructure Planning
  • Middleware Architecture & SOA Technology
  • Familiarity with payments hubs, RTGS, and Instant payment solutions
  • Good experience in relation to the new with regards to Blockchain, Cloud, APIs, Microservices etc
  • Program/Project Management
  • Quality Assurance & Consulting
  • Experienced Manager from Management Consulting firm (8+ years’ experience).
  • Able to develop opportunities, pitch and deliver projects of: Digital Transformation, IT Strategy, Customer Experience Improvement, Data Management & Analytics, Digital Marketing & Sales, Spend/Pricing Optimization, Efficiency, and Operations Transformation.
  • Innovative and Digital-way enthusiast.
  • Experience in Large Corporate Accounts Proposal Preparation, Consultation, Sales, Delivery and Project Management is a plus.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills.
  • Financial skills for managing projects successfully.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English.
Why join us?
  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live
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