This opportunity is based in Geneva and Zurich

Team Lead Financial Services

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As a Team Lead in our Business Technology Consulting unit you are responsible for the growth of our business in Financial Services throughout Switzerland.

 

We pride ourselves to “make it work”. It is therefore essential that you can build the bridge between business and technology.

In this role

We are looking for a Team Lead with entrepreneurial drive and the following background and experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of the financial services sector in Switzerland and distinctive understanding of industry relevant IT (incl. trends)
  • Over 15 years of experience as a business consultant, business development or project manager
  • Given the industry expertise (e.g., sales and services, cards, payments, customer management) and good understanding of relevant technologies very strong ability to build bridge between business issues and relevant technological solutions
  • Good understanding of the challenges of all types of financial services firms relevant in Switzerland, e.g., Asset Managers, Retail Banks combined with excellent knowledge in one of these segments
  • Strong client relationship skills, particularly at senior level
  • Network that allowing to grow consulting business in the financial services sector throughout Switzerland immediately

 

Based in Zurich or potentially Geneva the Team Lead Financial Services will do the following:

  • Expand our consulting business throughout Switzerland independently (e.g., identification of opportunities, persuasion, closing)
  • Develop the team through recruitment and tutoring (i.e., learning support, coaching, manage career path)
  • Drive client acquisition, incl. qualification of consulting opportunities and closing of client mandates
  • Guide and if required supervise elaboration of distinctive offers and ensure impeccable delivery
  • Lead the development and evolution of ELCA’s value proposition in Financial Services. The identification of the most urgent business needs amongst target clients combined with the ability to identify innovative and effective solutions (e.g., technologies, methods) is critical here (bridge building, the essence of “We make it work”)
  • Foster continuous improvement of our methods and practices to ensure we constantly evolve in sync with the needs of our clients

What we offer

Attractive opportunities for personal and professional development are offered thanks to:

  • A dynamic environment, challenging projects, highly qualified colleagues and numerous growth opportunities
  • A corporate culture, open to innovation and initiative
  • A diversified activity to address a wide variety of issues and industries

About your profile

Your ETH/Uni degree in the scientific, technical or management fields is completed by:

  • An entrepreneurial and open mind
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience in the acquisition, coordination and execution of consulting assignments
  • Distinctive communication skills, strong, convincing appearance
  • Experience in the following domains: Agile, Safe, machine learning, artificial intelligence, business model design
  • Further education/certification in the areas of project management and methodologies (Togaf, ITIL, Cobit,)
  • Fluency in German and English for location Zurich and fluency in French and English for location Geneva is a must

If you are INTERESTED in applying for this position, please send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, letter of reference, diplomas and certificates).

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