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With Accenture Strategy and Consulting, you can put your theories and vision into action. Our services range from strategy to execution, and we will value your understanding of our clients’ industries and your ability to help them move from issue to outcome.
 
As a Banking Strategy Senior Manager, you would lead engagements for global banking clients. These engagements include helping clients develop corporate strategies, make strategic M & A decisions, structure effective business and operating models, and transform their businesses all in an effort to grow their business while maintaining or reducing costs.

Job Description:
  • Plays a significant role in identifying new consulting opportunities with our clients, shaping proposals, and gaining client agreement/approval to move forward
  • Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of our clients’ strategic/organizational objectives.
  • Leads strategy and transformation engagements; responsible for creating detailed project work plans, managing activities and deliverables against plan, reviewing draft output, and providing feedback/coaching to project team members
  • Assesses and manages risks and issues, ultimately ensuring that project objectives are achieved
  • Frequent interaction with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves presenting analysis and recommendations, facilitating workshops, and negotiating or influencing on significant matters
  • Develops and maintains strong trust-based relationships with clients
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments
  • Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.
Practice Building
  • Develop expertise in specific practice specialty areas to increase the breadth and depth of our knowledge base and capabilities
  • Elevate our brand and presence in the marketplace (e.g. publication of thought leadership, offering development, recruiting)
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to analysts and consultants, as part of executing projects and in a Career Counselor capacity
Example Offerings include:
  • Working with clients to make them ‘future ready’ using big data analytics to position banks closer to their customers
  • Developing talent strategies to transform the workforces of investment banks to best position them for the future.  
  • Strategic cost reduction / zero based cost reduction and spend.
  • Cloud strategy and technology strategy planning.
  • Customer strategies, segmentation studies, journey planning


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:  

Bachelor's degree
Minimum of 8 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry (including banking, capital markets and/or insurance)
Minimum of 5 years of strategy consulting experience at a consulting firm
Minimum of 1 year of experience in one of the following:

o    Strategic cost reduction / zero based cost reduction and spend

o    Technology strategy (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, analytics, robotic process automation, blockchain)

o    Customer strategy (e.g., customer experience, customer journey design)

o    Workforce strategy


Professional Skill Requirements:

MBA degree or equivalent
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, and strong executive 
        presence
Excellent leadership and management skills

 

 

 

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