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   Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019
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Fascinated by the future & captivated by technology?

Smart, driven & want to make a difference in the world?

You'll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable & secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses & economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand & our global team - we're proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives & experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it's taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects & encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary & have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you're not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

If you think you could support Visa as a Management Consultant in the Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA) team, we want to hear from you - together, let's make Visa a great place to work.

What's it all about?

The ManagementConsultant will report to our VCA Southern Europe leadership working in Italy to deliver projects for Visa clients in the payments domain. The ManagementConsultant will work towards the team's goals & assist in the delivery of detailed data gathering, analysis, insight & practical recommendations to enable successful delivery of client projects.

Job Description

What we expect of you, day to day.

Core responsibility of the role will be to oversee consulting activities in Italy, whilst supporting our broader goals for VCA Europe across the region. The role will report to the Head of VCA Southern Europe.

Key Accountabilities:

  • 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, & expanding on existing, consulting opportunities, using available data & insights from discussions with Account Executives & the Business Development team.

  • Leads and/or manage the delivery of consultancy engagements ensuring that they:

  • Are completed within agreed budgets & timeframes;

  • Follow appropriate Visa Europe consulting methodologies & techniques; and

  • Meet client expectations, resulting in high client satisfaction.

  • Lead, direct & guide less experienced colleagues within own project teams.

  • Support resource allocation, by determining which contractors to use from partner networks.

  • Oversee our client engagements & project delivery lifecycle

  • Liaise with other parts of the Visa Europe business (e.g. the Sales team) to ensure the Consulting team has the right resources in place to meet requirements & 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, & work closely with, the Account Executives & Country Manager across the business to proactively identify & support key client opportunities

  • Act as a key team-player across our VCA Europe team with focus in Southern Europe to help drive best practice & solutioning across the region


What we're after

  • Extensive experience in retail banking and/or payment card industry in Italy. Experience in merchant retail business in Italy is a plus.

  • Previous & extensive experience in strategy / management consulting; with proven project deliveries & expertise in consulting methodologies

  • Excellent sales orientation with responsibility for, & experience of, selling major projects/ideas to senior management ideally in retail banking and/or payments

  • Experienced with Business Development practices & processes

  • Project experience in a digital & technology-driven environment

  • People management & leadership skills

  • Proven influencing, selling & negotiation skills

  • High intellectual capability evidenced by strong analytical skills

  • Ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders at all levels

  • Fluent in English & Italian (written & verbal).

  • Excellent presentation & communication skills (written & verbal) including an ability to comprehend & convey complex technical information

  • Deep Business Acumen & Business Analysis Skills (research & analyse market & client information to tell a story)

  • Technology/Digitally-savvy & an understanding of consumer economics/behaviour

  • Curiosity & willingness to learn & develop as a professional

  • Ability to travel

We will specifically takeintoaccount candidates with disabilities/belonging to protected category.

Additional Information

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge & inspire you - we'd love to hear from you!

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it's the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture & background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay & actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds & perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work & a better business partner to our clients.

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