PERMANENT ROLE - Management Consultant for Cards/ Payments Consultancy

Project status
Project start date
As soon as possible
Project posted
20 Feb 2019 13:46
Project duration (approx.)
12.0 Months
Budget (approx.)
US$140000 (fixed cost)
Level of Experience
Mid-level
Industry
Financial Services
Area of expertise
Analyst / Research, Strategy
Consultant location
On-site
Location
United States

Objectives and Key Deliverables

We are the consulting arm of a major international cards company.

This is a full-time permanent position based in New York.

Role Description and Major Responsibilities
• Act as consultant in team of management consultants
• Define data needs/approach & gathers data in defined area of analysis
• Independently identify issues in defined area of analysis
• Structure analysis in defined area with minimal oversight
• Interface with people at all levels (senior management, peers, junior colleagues) across the company
• Prepare storylines of sections of presentations with guidance
• Deliver portions of prepared presentations
• Actively participate with project team
• Leverage understanding of immediate clients’ needs and agenda to provide creative input into project
• Maintain ongoing contact with client staff during assignment
• Contribute to proposal preparation
• Identify client challenges and bring ideas on opportunities to the attention of senior MasterCard Advisors staff
• Opportunity to do a rotation in the thought leadership knowledge center to develop thought leadership materials and manage Advisors thought leadership processes
• Support intellectual capital development from client work and incorporate insights from related intellectual capital/project initiatives
• Actively contribute to Knowledge Center databases; provide input and assist in better management/cataloging
Key & Core Competencies: Behavioral and leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities that contribute to an individual’s success on the job

Core Consulting Skills
• Analytics & Insights
o Develop mastery of available data
o Establish and leverage comprehensive knowledge of applicable analytical tools and techniques
o Perform analysis accurately with minimal direction
• Communications & Presence
o Clearly articulate information, succinctly and confidently with a full grasp of material
o Answer questions logically
o Demonstrate active listening
• Team Contribution & Engagement Management
o Manage time and control own work effectively
o Understand and be sensitive to project budget/profitability
o Respond to coaching and development effectively

Client Management
• Build relationships with peer members of the client team

Selling Skills
• Maintain ongoing contact with client staff during assignments

Knowledge Management
• Actively participate in assigned Special Interest Groups
• Proactively seek new knowledge primarily in project related area through a broader set of channels
• Actively share tools, methodologies and best practices across projects
• Leverage learnings across Special Interest Groups and from past projects

Multi-Cultural Skills
• Basic understanding of regional attitudes and behavior, as needed
• Introduction to language skills needed in the various regional markets, as appropriate

Education, Qualifications and Experience
Education Needed:
• Undergraduate degree required

Experience and Skills Needed:
• Experience in a management consulting firm and/or significant amount of relevant industry experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Ability to work on a team or independently
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Ability to effectively work with people at all levels (senior management, peers, junior colleagues)
• Attention to detail

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