Senior Consultant or Project Manager Financial Services for leading European Strategy Firm - Badenoch + Clark
Geplaatst 23 May 2024
Strategy & Commercial Excellence
Type rol
To be disclosed

Lead the Financial Services Industry to transform itself and accelerate the transition to a more sustainable and monetize the new technological revolution. Using the experience you have mastered in this industry to be part of this European Strategy Firm and help create new ideas and strategies. Great opportunity for a banker or (internal) strategy consultant who wants to expand their skill set and work with top clients on their most pressing problems.

About the client

Our client is one of the most renowned strategy houses worldwide and known for his entrepreneurial spirit. Founded in Europe. Currently, the Amsterdam office is focusing strategic topics on the Energy transition, Telecom, Health & Life Sciences, Retail & Consumer goods, Agri Sector, Private Equity practice and Financial Services. Besides their strategy work they also have a non-profit project every year: last year they helped the Princes Maxima Centrum and the year before ‘Oma’s Soep’.

The Financial Services practice has undergone growth over the past few years, building a strong client base across banking, insurance, and asset management. The focus lies on strategic topics as digitalization, AI/Data analytics, tokenization and sustainability that are currently reshaping the Financial Services landscape and which requires new propositions and transformations. The team is looking for aspiring talent who has a real interest for the Financial Services industry to continue delivering impact to major financial institutions within the Netherlands.

Some of the key questions that this practice has answered last year:

  • How to develop propositions and business models that could support the bank’s clients to become more sustainable?
  • How to embed and embrace sustainability and AI/Data analytics to become forward looking and to better address tomorrow’s risk and challenges?
  • How to transform the investment and wealth management propositions to be ready for the needs of the next generation?
  • How to leverage digitalization and AI/Data analytics to improve the quality and realize efficiencies within core banking and insurance processes?
  • How to accelerate innovation and transformations in a highly regulated environment, with a complex IT architecture and cross-border, multiple segment/product environment?

The team does not only work for the top Dutch Banks but also for the more specialized banks and financial institutions. Goal: Create impact to reshape the Financial Services industry across all dimensions and players.

About the function

As a Senior Consultant or Project Manager Strategy Financial Services you advice banking and insurance clients on their most pressing strategic problems. You lead the project team and drive project delivery from approach to recommendations. You set out the key hypotheses and guide the team to perform the right analyses. You work with partners to position you and the team for success by leveraging their experience and expertise while receiving valuable on-the-job coaching. You are the key contact person for the client giving you an important and challenging role. You are developing your future “brand” and network within the firm to make the next step in your career towards Project Manager, Principal and Partner.

In this role, it is important that you are analytically strong and that working under pressure gives you energy. You are a team player and have excellent communication skills. You can present your work clearly and are able to convince others. It is necessary that you have experience with project and team management. Furthermore, you have a background in Financial Services and are familiar with the strategic themes which shape the industry. Currently, you work within the Financial Services industry (for example within a bank, insurance company or asset manager), FinTech scene, in the strategy department of a large financial institution or another strategy consulting firm. Great step for someone who wants to expand their skills and knowledge within the Financial Services.

Main criteria

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within the Financial Services Industry and knowledge of the strategic themes that shape the industry
  • Master degree is required (preferably: economics, econometrics etc)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to provide coaching to junior team members and lead a team of consultants on a project
  • You have excellent written communications skills and can pitch convincingly and present well

Reason for the vacancy

The Financial Services practice team is growing and is expanding their succession pool.

The procedure

After an interview at Badenoch + Clark, two interview rounds will follow at the client’s office. A business case is part of the procedure.


Does this role appeal to you and do you meet the criteria? You can apply by clicking "solliciteren" or send your resume and short motivation to Merel Fennema (

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