As Account & Delivery Manager, you will be driving efforts to expand our client base in Switzerland, establish innovation and transformation delivery assets, and deliver consulting solutions that exceed clients’ expectations.
You combine knowledge of financial services and entrepreneurial attitude to proactively identify and pursue business opportunities while elaborating value-
creating solutions to turn them into profitable client assignments.You bring your own client base and existing client assignments;
in return, you can rely on a solid international corporate with a team of 5’500 financial services experts and technologists with unparalleled knowhow and dedication, supporting you to grow and achieve your ambitious goals.
Your Role :
Leverage existing client relationships to initiate and expand client engagements.
Deliver and lead business and IT transformation projects, with focus on platform migrations, regulatory changes and digitalization in banking, insurance, capital markets.
Advise clients on the base of a deep understanding of their key issues and targets. Elaborate and propose creative, effective and efficient solutions, aiming to exceed clients’ expectations
Establish selected Swiss-based delivery assets based on the capabilities available in the international competence centers and innovation labs of GFT.
Work together with GFT delivery partners according to the respective collaboration models and ensuring the best possible solution for the client
Develop, manage and motivate strong, sustainable and high-performing consulting delivery teams
Support the executive board in Switzerland to implement strategic business development and delivery excellence initiatives
Your Qualifications :
Minimum 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, thereof at least 8 years as project manager, management consultant or entrepreneur Required Qualifications :
Established network of business relationships in the financial service industry in Switzerland, ideally already with current client engagement (e.g. as freelance)
Proven subject matter expertise in specific financial services areas, ideally in retail banking, private banking or insurance
Strong IT background with good knowledge of agile and / or DevOps delivery methodologies
Successful track-record in business development and client acquisition for a consultancy firm, service provider or as entrepreneur
Excellent presentation skills and ability to create premium client presentation decks
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, able to solve complex problems with effective and efficient solutions
Excellent communication skills, able to liaise with and influence internal and external stakeholders
Readiness to travel within Switzerland and in neighboring countries
Knowledge of core banking platforms such as Avaloq, Finnova or Temenos is a strong plus
Bachelor’s degree preferably in science, combination with an MBA is a strong plus
English on negotiation level combined with good conversational level in German and / or French is a must. Additionally Italian or Spanish are a plus
What GFT offers you :
Be part of an international, dynamic and fast growing company with 5’500 experts in 12 countries
Possibility to play a key role in implementing the growth business strategy in Switzerland
Work remotely from your home office within Switzerland
Opportunity to work in challenging and multisided projects with a high degree of innovation
Support in developing your skills and advance your career with tailored training programs
High level of independence and work flexibility
Attractive and performance oriented compensation
Very cooperative and informal environment, in a young and experienced team