Senior Consultant/Manager Financial Services (Switzerland)

For our client, an international professional service firm providing services in the fields of auditing, tax consultancy, consulting and corporate finance, we seek to recruit Senior Consultants/Manager (f/m) for the Financial Services Operations Excellence Group based in Zurich/Switzerland.

Your role

A critical aspect of your work will be to retain the ability to provide practical and independent advice to our client's clients.
• Full transformation lifecycle for assessment, design, planning, and implementation support of significant programmes, projects and workstreams
• Working in method driven independent operations excellence as well as collaborative, cross-competency environments
• Working alongside client users, business and IT change teams, and sponsors to design and deliver transformation across all functional areas
• Bringing your in-depth experience of key banking processes to provide insights to our clients’ requirements
• Developing compelling and robust internal propositions and client facing proposals

Your profile

• 4+ years experience in front, middle or back office project management role for Medium/Top tier bank or consulting company
• Strong understanding of different asset classes and financial products, e.g., Equities, Fixed Income, FX, Structured Products (listed or OTC derivatives)
• Understanding of key processes, i.e., pricing, trading, market/credit/operational risk, clearing, settlement, accounting, reference data
• Knowledge of business process outsourcing
• Strong operations excellence core skills, e.g., knowledge of Target Operating Model diagnostic and option appraisal,
Enterprise Cost Reduction rapid diagnostic and Process Transformation (particularly Six Sigma and lean improvement)
• Strong academic background
• Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate operational excellence ideas, concepts and issues to non-operations managers and executives
• Very good conversational language skills in English and German
• Experience in developing value propositions / proposals
• Commercial awareness and ability to articulate and present value propositions and proposals
• Experience of leading and developing junior team members on projects


Reference number:
Financial Services
Work Location:
Zurich, Switzerland
Terms of Employment:
Fixed / Permanent
Number of Employees:
Education Level:
Master's Degree
Work experience:
>4 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)


Congentis AG
Dr Christian L. Glossner
Tel.: +41 (0) 43 538 79 90