Strategy Consultant - Utrecht

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  • Posting Date: 11-06-2019
  • Vacancy number: 21078

At a glance

The Strategy Consultant aligns with the Director BM&D on the process and content of strategic projects. You are responsible for the entire scope of strategic projects. You clarifies the objectives and manages the (stakeholder) process and content throughout strategic projects (development and execution). Understands issues and generates frameworks, logical designs and check/do analysis. You ensure high quality and timely deliverables. And you aligns with the Business Consultant on projects and work closely with the ABF management team, key stakeholders and directors in the Business and Function teams to generate buy-in. What do you see when you envision the next step? Work on achieving your goals and develop yourself professionally and personally. Tell us your story. We want to hear it!

Your job

ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance, N.V. (ABF), located in Utrecht (the Netherlands), is internationally cross border organised and has operating companies in Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. ABF is designed as a subsidiary of ABN AMRO Commercial Banking. ABF provides Leasing and Commercial Finance/Asset Based Lending solutions. We want to be ONE organisation providing asset based finance solutions to small, corporate and international business clients, distributing our products through omni channel, digitally (providing standard solutions and convenience) as well through personal sales (providing a coverage model for complex solutions and expertise).Be a leader in the Netherlands and the fastest grower in other countries we operate in. We need to be responsive to continuous changing client preferences and clients deciding which channel they want to use: digital or personal. So we will devote maximum efforts to build and further improve our automated and digital capabilities, whilst becoming more efficient in structuring tailored ABF solutions. We will support clients making their business sustainable and circular by providing relevant ABF-solutions

Your working environment

Business Management & Development (BM&D) is responsible for business development in the fields of digitalisation, new sustainable value and channel propositions, product management, marketing, strategy and internal communication. BM&D activities are centralized and we are servicing our four ABF distribution channels: Direct Channel, ABN AMRO CB/CI&B clients, Vendor clients and Broker clients. Our department covers the entire ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance international countries and affiliates with a balanced organized staff of approximately 20 colleagues of which Marketers, Product developers, Product owners and Business & Strategy consultants. The BM&D team is an international team and colleagues are based in all our four countries and have different European cultural backgrounds.

Your profile

Drives strategic projects, prioritizes key topics in cooperation with the ABF management. Translates analyses (business studies) to solutions for the business and drives towards recommendations. The Strategy Consultant has also a key role in the implementation and monitoring process of the ONE ABF strategy and strategic roadmap. Advises business and function teams on issues that extend beyond the immediate scope of their work.Knowledge and experience

  • Excellent academic track record (WO education – Master degree preferred)
  • 4-10 years of experience at a consulting firm, in the financial sector or a strategic position at a large corporate of which at least 4 years of experience with project leadership
  • Knowledge of Financial Institutions, Strategic Consulting, Strategic Management (planning process), Project and Agile Management
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

Job specific competences

  • Demonstrates leadership presence, adapts style and build relationships with different international stakeholder groups
  • Managing dialogues, influences perspectives, by actively listening and displaying empathy within the different cultures.Balances responsive and assertive behavior. Adapts to oganisation dynamics.
  • Set an example to others and give proactive feedback. Coaches effectively, engineers situations for team development and draws out the best in people
  • Adaptability to change
  • Overcomes obstacles, keeps calm. seeks and acts on feedback and is an effective role-model for a long-term sustainable career

We offer

We are offering:

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • Market-conform Salary
  • Substantial education budget and a public transportation card.
  • A large responsibility and the freedom to do your job
  • A well-equipped office, and all required facilities to do your job
  • Possibility of joining the training program at our very own IT Academy (only for junior applicants)
  • Room to visit (tech-related) seminars
  • Required investments to boost your personal skills
  • A client base of +/- 5mio users for you to make an impact on

Interested?

Are you interested? Please send us your application via the apply button. For more information you can contact our recruiter Arjan Zwaan + 31 648430295 or Davina Cornelissen + 31 6 30327277.  Please apply in Talent2Grow. First open the link, then click on the 'apply' button. Next step is to upload your resume and cover letter.Note: you can only approach Talent2Grow using a secure VPN connection via your ABN AMRO laptop. Did you hand over your laptop? Please send your application to werkenbij@nl.abnamro.com.