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   Posted: Friday, November 01, 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 aSenior ConsultantUK&I, we want to hear from you - together, let's make Visa a great place to work.

Job Description

What's it all about?

The Senior Consultant 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.

What we expect of you, day to day.

Core responsibility of the Senior Consultant will be to oversee consulting for our largest global account, whilst supporting our broader goals for VCA Europe across the region. The role will dual-report into the VCA UK&I leadership & the Global Account Director.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports the account management teams in implementing the Consulting strategy through the management of designated projects or technical areas, both regionally & globally

  • Takes initiative for sourcing new & expanding on existing consulting opportunities, using available data & insights & proactively engaging with Relationship Managers & the Business Development team

  • Represent VCA in all relevant business development conversations happening globally (in conjunction with local VCA resources as applicable)

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

  • Are completed within agreed budgets & timeframes;

  • Follow appropriate Visa consulting methodologies & techniques; and

  • Meet client expectations, resulting in high client satisfaction.

  • Manages, directs & guides less experienced colleagues within own project teams.

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

  • Interfaces with the client on a regular basis throughout the project lifecycle, acting as a key point of contact.

  • Acts as a key team-player across our VCA Europe team to help drive best practice & solutioning across the region


What we're after

  • Significant experience in retail banking and/or payment card industry and/or merchant retail business

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

  • Proven business development practices & processes experience. Track record of hitting/exceeding targets.

  • Project experience in a digital & technology-driven environment and understanding of consumer economics/behaviour

  • People management & leadership skills

  • High intellectual capability evidenced by strong analytical skills

  • Proven influencing, selling & negotiation skills

  • Strong sales orientation, experience selling major projects/ideas to senior management. Strong Business Acumen & Business Analysis Skills (research & analyse market & client information to tell a story)

  • Ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders at all levels

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

  • Curiosity & willingness to learn & develop as a professional

  • Ability to travel

  • Fluent in English (written & verbal)

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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