Director - Consulting, Banking & Financial Services (BFS) Director - Consulting, Banking & Financial  …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Director - Consulting, Banking & Financial Services (BFS)
Role: Director – Consulting, Banking& Financial Services (BFS)
Location: Hong Kong
Years of experience: 15+

Cognizant is looking for a consulting leader focusing on the BFS industryfor Hong Kong market. The individual should come with strong consultingbackground and have BFS domain expertise and network. He or she will be a trustedadvisor to our BFS clients on their digital transformation journey.

  • Engage directly with BFS Clients on their most important and challengingbusiness and technology issues - addressing and solving their priority problems
  • Develop and implement strategies for improving business processes,practices and operating models
  • Work with clients to ensure projects meet the needs of the customer andbusiness and are aligned to the overall business strategy; manage key deliveryrisks
  • Define and drive ‘As Is' and ‘To Be' process/operating model discussions
  • Support project team in constructing the business case and benefitsrealization plan, specifically analyzing the proposed solution to deliver thedesired business outcome and associated project costs
  • Provide client-centric consulting solutions; coaching and guiding seniorclient stakeholders on complex technology-related business issues
  • Support account executives to shape large deals / pursuits and to presentsolutions / proposals to clients;
Typical profile

  • Proven experience working in consulting project teams, managingrelationships at senior levels within top listed organizations or equivalentblue chip organizations - in areas such as digital strategy, operating modeldesign, process design, complex transformation and operational improvement
  • Ideally a strong background in Banking and Financial Services (From aStrategic, Operational and Technology perspective)
  • Exposure to financial markets and/or regulatory systems internationallywould be a significant advantage
  • A strong track record leading client advisory, technology selection andsolutioning and a hands-on role in leading complex transformation engagements
  • Experience working with a variety technologies and platforms (digital andcloud based technologies, micro services / API's, and familiarity with Agile /Dev Ops principles / ways of working)
  • Experience building senior client relationships on engagements; to drivesuccessful outcomes, identify new consulting opportunities, and positioning /pitching for additional consulting work with clients
  • Demonstrate strong program management skills and theability to manage multiple work streams in an agile manner
  • Exceptional quantitative, analytical, and financialmodelling skills
  • Highly effective communication skills, both writtenand verbal, and the ability to build strong relationships with a range ofclients
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability toexercise mature judgment
  • Understanding of HKMA & SFC regulations andability to advise clients on any regulatory and compliance impacts
  • Experience in Private Banking and exposure toproducts like Temenos, Avaloq, Olympic etc would be an advantage
About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.