What’s it all about?
The Sr. Consultant will report to Visa Central Europe (CE) consulting team to deliver projects for Visa clients in the payments domain.
The CE Cluster is part of our Visa Consulting and Analytics (VCA) Europe arm.
The Sr. Consultant will work towards the team’s goals as well as supporting the VCA Europe goals more broadly across the region.
The Sr. Consultant will manage the delivery of detailed data gathering, analysis, insight and practical recommendations to enable successful delivery of client projects.
Furthermore, the Sr. Consultant might be also responsible for delivering internal projects, analysis and reports for internal use.
What we expect of you, day to day.
Core responsibility of the Sr. Consultant will be to oversee consulting activities in Switzerland and Lichtenstein, but can be deployed to other projects in the CE Region (Germany, Austria and the Netherlands) (and potentially more broadly across Europe.
The role will report to the CE Head of VCA.
Key Accountabilities :
Understand our clients’ business objectives, needs, plans etc together with the CE Account Management Team
Identify opportunities and potential for improvement to help Visa clients in growing their business
Develop and propose appropriate strategies and business solutions to the clients
Manage the delivery of high quality consultancy engagements in the CE ClusterManagement of internal and external project team membersSet and manage the project budgetsContribute to consulting sales and delivery targetsPerform data analysis
Help to intensify the business relationships between Visa and its key clients
Build and retain Visa Consulting relationships to our key clients
Support the CE Consulting Team and the broader VCA Europe team in achieving the goals for the clusters as well as to support Account Executives in subject expertise areas
Initiate and execute Thought Leadership projects on the future of payment and retail banking to our clients and partners
Leverage Visa’s innovation, product and data capabilities to further grow our clients’ business by working together with the sales and product teams as well as the Visa Innovation and Data Sciences team
Support Visa Consulting and Analytics practice development by developing skills, tools and innovative methodologies on personal and on team level
What we’re after
Significant experience in retail banking and / or payment card industry and / or merchant retail business
Previous experience in strategy / management consulting; with proven project deliveries and expertise in consulting methodologies
Project experience in a digital and technology-driven environment
Local sector knowledge and experience
High intellectual capability evidenced by deep analytical skills
Comprehensive knowledge of data analytics methodologies and tools and the use of data insights for business growth in a digital and technology-driven environment
Excellent client relationship management skills (also on senior executive level and across all levels of an organisation)
Strong sales orientation, experience selling major projects / ideas to senior management
Fluent in German and English (written & verbal), French would also be an advantage
Excellent presentation and communication skills (written and verbal) including an ability to comprehend and convey complex technical information
Strong Business Acumen and Business Analysis Skills (research and analyse market and client information to tell a story)
Technology / Digitally-savvy and an understanding of consumer economics / behaviour
Curiosity & willingness to learn and develop as a professional
Ability to travel
Think you have what it takes?
If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you we’d love to hear from you!
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