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Financial Services Director / Senior Manager

To support its fast-growing Financial practice, Capgemini Invent is looking for senior consultants with some experience serving the Financial industry and a passion in Finance area.

At Capgemini Invent we ideate and bring to life what’s next for our clients. By combining strategy, technology, data science and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we work with our clients to solve their most complex business and technology challenges. Located in more than 30 offices and 10 creative studios around the world, we have a 6,000+ strong team.

Capgemini Invent has a strong global presence across the Financial Services sector, working with major wholesale, retail and private banks, insurers, fund managers to help them respond to growing and complex challenges.

Your challenge as a Financial Services Director / Senior Manager

We are seeking to recruit serveral Senior Managers/Directors to support the growth of the Financial Services sector, in particular the Banking subsector and ideally with knowledge of the Wholesale, Retail Banking and Private Banking sector. You’ll become part of a team that develops next generation solutions to transform traditional Banks into efficient, digitally-enabled, customer-centric organisations.

You will work in multi-disciplinary teams and be involved in responding to a variety of strategic, business and/or operational questions addressing topics within strategy & transformation, AI, Finance Risk and Compliance, Digital banking, operational excellence, customer engagement, technological innovations and new services launches, just to name a few.

No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time.

You’ll help set the direction, driving forward the business, model our values and behaviours, and coach and develop junior members of the team. Key expectations from this role include:

  • Developing and executing an effective go-to-market strategy for our banking business that will position it for very significant growth.
  • Working with the Head of Financial Services for Capgemini Invent NL to ensure the coherence of all our offerings.
  • Capitalising on relationships already developed with Banking clients as well as developing new ones. Identifying and building a strong network of contacts at clients, those responsible for consulting/advisory programmes, and extending our relationships with Financial Services companies, ensuring they become key clients of Capgemini Invent.
  • Establishing and promoting a digital strategy to increase the impact of their marketing and sales
  • Take part in tender and proposal processes
  • Developing and implementing new technologies and artificial intelligence, to adapt to a changing environment
  • Reshaping their overall strategy through innovation
  • Reinventing work as people and organization are evolving
  • Supporting Dutch banks on their regulatory and financial questions
  • Participate in the development of the financial services practice by contributing to the development of points of view, white papers for capability testimonials for our clients and prospects within the financial services industry.

What do you bring?

  • Strong management consulting experience (8+ years) with proven sales and delivery success in Wholesale Banking and/or Retail or Private Banking.
  • Currently working in a major Consulting firm, and/or in industry but having a Consulting background.
  • Extensive knowledge of the wider Banking sector and ideally of the Wholesale, Retail or Private Banking market as well.
  • A clear and proven area of specialism/domains
  • Experience in digital transformation of the Banking value chain (RPA, Digital Banking, Digital channel management, Blockchain) to assist clients in leveraging digital technologies to reduce cost would be ideal.
  • You have the right mix of analytical and personal skills, the quality to shine as an individual, the modesty to win as a team and the ambition to be successful as an FS practice.
  • Analyzing and presenting complex processes and data in a logical, structured, and compelling manner.
  • A logical, analytical and structured thinker with good relationship management and influencing skills – often influencing senior stakeholder groups
  • A proven track record in business development/account management in large financial Services companies across the full sales lifecycle.
  • Experience of proposition building and delivery.
  • Good existing relationships with senior executives of major NL Banks.
  • Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering banking consulting solutions.
  • Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Private or Retail Banking
  • Risk, Finance, Regulatory and Compliance.

Personal Skills:

  • Fluent in Dutch and/or English
  • Excellent presentation and articulation skills. You will demonstrate outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex problems or solutions.
  • You will be highly motivated, a self-starter, bringing a proactive, can-do attitude to project delivery, capable of working independently as well as in teams in a sometimes-demanding project environment.
  • You will have the knowledge and gravitas to credibly engage with a range of stakeholders
  • You will enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, providing direction and helping others to develop.
  • You will be able to adjust positively to an environment that involves changing tasks and/or location, shifting priorities or ambiguity.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills, including an ability to listen to understand the client’s situation and the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently on potentially complex issues.
  • Ability to work within an integrated team environment in a fast-paced, pressurized client environment.
  • Flexible in terms of assignment location.

Diversity

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

What do we offer you?

Balancing your consulting career with personal life can be demanding. For this reason, we pay a lot of attention to new ways of working and promote a healthy work-life-balance. We offer you the possibility for flexible working: you plan your own working hours and have the ability to work from home or at different office and/or client locations. We want to guarantee that you have a balanced job that fits well into your life, gives you energy and above all, contributes to the development of your talent.

There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another – collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.


What else you can expect?

  • Innovative projects and international Teams around our Digital Transformation environment
  • The task, to re-think Strategy & Transformation projects and create tangible results
  • Successful growth along all dimensions of digital topics
  • Long-term oriented and value-driven corporate culture
  • A salary fitting to this position in the market.
  • A tailor-made bonus scheme, 26 vacation days and the possibility to buy more vacation days.
  • Excellent facilities for flexible working, including a laptop and a phone subscription.
  • A contribution-free pension: you don’t have to make your own contribution in the basic scheme.
  • A mobility scheme where you can spend your contribution entirely according to your own wishes. For example, you can choose to have it paid out completely, but you can also lease a car of your choice or use an NS Business Card.
  • Possibility to work on international projects.

Will you join our team?

Do you have a passion for consultancy? Do you value continuous professional development? Do you enjoy leading a multidisciplinary team? Three yes-es? We then look forward to receiving your application. Click on the links to read more about Capgemini Invent.

Contact Gerrit Jan Haitsma Mulier

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