Management Consulting - SME Payments (level 6)

Our client is the world leader in the credit card market. It's an international company that deals with technological solutions for payments, which allow consumers, businesses, banks and public administrations to use electronic payments and to be connected in over 200 countries around the world. It promotes changes in the world of payments and it' mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. It involves 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. It encourages quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, it offer market leading salary and have a fantastic benefits offering.

We are looking for a Management Consultant that will join the Consulting & Analytics (VCA) team. The role will report to the Head of VCA Southern Europe.
The Management Consultant will report directly to our VCA Southern Europe leadership working in Italy to deliver projects for clients in the payments domain. He will work towards the team’s goals and assist in the delivery of detailed data gathering, analysis, insight and practical recommendations to enable successful delivery of client projects.
His core responsibility will be to oversee consulting activities in Italy, supporting broader goals for VCA Europe across the region.
The professional will lead the implementation of the VCA Europe Consulting strategy in the Italian market through the management of designated projects or technical areas. Take initiative for sourcing new, and expanding on existing, consulting opportunities, using available data and insights from discussions with Account Executives and the Business Development team.

He will leads and manage the delivery of consultancy engagements ensuring that they:
  • Are completed within agreed budgets and timeframes;
  • Follow appropriate Europe consulting methodologies and techniques;
  • Meet client expectations, resulting in high client satisfaction;
  • Lead, direct and guide less experienced colleagues within own project team;.
  • Support resource allocation, by determining which contractors to use from partner networks;
  • Oversee our client engagements and project delivery lifecycle;
  • Liaise with other parts of the European business (e.g. the Sales team) to ensure the Consulting team has the right resources in place to meet requirements and effectively delivers consulting projects.
  • Interface with the client on a regular basis throughout the project lifecycle, acting as a key point of contact;
  • Proactively engage, and work closely with, the Account Executives and Country Manager across the business to proactively identify and support key client opportunities;
  • Act as a key team-player across VCA Europe team with focus in Southern Europe to help drive best practice and solutioning across the region.

We are looking for candidates with extensive experience in retail banking and/or payment card industry and/or merchant retail business in Italy. Previous and extensive experience in strategy / management consulting, with proven project deliveries and expertise in consulting methodologies. Excellent sales orientation with responsibility for, and experience of, selling major projects/ideas to senior management ideally in retail banking and/or payments. Familiar with Business Development practices and processes, project experience in a digital and technology-driven environment, people management and leadership skills, proven influencing, selling and negotiation skills, High intellectual capability evidenced by strong analytical skills, ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders at all levels,

The sought profile has an excellent knowledge of English and Italian (written & verbal), excellent presentation and communication skills (written and verbal) including an ability to comprehend and convey complex technical information, deep 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. Availability to travel is required.

Place of work: Milan


Tipologia di contratto:
Tempo indeterminato
Sede di lavoro
Banking And Insurance
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