Operations Consulting Senior Manager - Banking & Capital Markets
About the team
The Capital Markets sector within Consulting at PwC advises leading Financial Services organisations. Our ambition is to be the pre-eminent advisor to the industry, recognised for delivering sustainable value to our clients and great opportunities for personal growth and career progression to our people.
We work with clients throughout the change lifecycle, from strategy to execution and are seeking high calibre individuals at the Senior Manager grade to help drive our rapidly growing practice. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate relevant, practical and successful sector experience, be able to work in multi-disciplinary teams and have an international mind-set.
About the role
As a Senior Manager within Consulting at PwC, you will assume a leadership role, helping Partners and Directors to develop new business, lead client engagements, build on the success of the Capital Markets practice area and coach and support junior colleagues.
Our projects typically span investment banks and other capital markets participants such as non-bank financial services and Fintech providers. You could find yourself involved in, but not limited to, one or all of the following:
Market assessment and strategy definition
Operating model and organisational design /governance and implementation
Business requirements definition
Middle and back office operational design and implementation
You will work with diverse multi-disciplinary teams that utilise proven methods and tools in combination with deep banking expertise to deliver the solutions that our clients expect from a leading brand.
Essential skills and experience
Awareness and understanding of capital markets market trends, major industry issues and an appreciation of how professional service companies can support clients in this environment
A track record in external consulting/professional services delivery in the capital markets sector
Degree educated or equivalent
Understanding of Capital Markets product and services
Track record of building sustainable client relationships
Experience of interpreting clients’ strategic, operational and external drivers for change, gaining respect, building trust and inspiring stakeholders
Ability to forecast costs and manage to programme timelines and budget
Experience of generating a vision, establishing direction and motivating people
Understanding of what constitutes an Operating Model for the capital markets sector and what are the general factors to be considered while designing and implementing an Operating Model
Awareness of end to end business processes and ideally, an appreciation of underlying technology platforms
Practical and output focussed approach
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Successful track record of delivery leadership in the capital markets sector
Interpreting clients’ strategic, operational and external drivers for change, gaining respect, building trust and inspiring stakeholders
Experience of working within large, complex programmes and leading teams
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home? (Yes - regularly)
Opportunity for working from home? No, except on occasion
Amount of time client based – approximately 70% (dependent on grade)
Opportunity for job sharing? No
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Yes, within reason