Associate & Engagement Manager Financial Services - Milan
We continuously strive to be the trusted advisor for Financial sector leaders, supporting them on their most critical and complex problems and delivering impact and transformations for them.
Our portfolio of clients ranges from the top regional banks to investors, capital markets, central banks, and ministries of finance.
Widely recognized as influential thought-leaders, we draw on a deep understanding of our clients' businesses and our own in-depth industry knowledge to develop sustainable strategies and cutting-edge policies for the top companies and governments in the region, working closely with senior executives and top leaders of regional governments.
The Role and Responsibilities
Experienced professionals bring us the know-how to make lasting change for our clients and our company. We are not typical management’ consultants.
We provide industry- and discipline-specific knowledge and expertise, which amplifies our impact and helps us shape the future for our clients.
Oliver Wyman is a diverse, entrepreneurial, non-competitive partnership of individuals who like to pursue new opportunities or build a unique franchise doing what they do best in a collegial, fun environment.
ASSOCIATE breaks down complex problems into discrete tasks, identifying the key aspects of a problem and directing the focus of junior consultants to those elements.
You will effectively plan and execute analysis as well as identify the core issues in complex analyses in order to be able to craft suitable recommendations.
You’ll work side by side with clients and your project team members to move projects forward and manage small teams to get the work done.
Clients and colleagues look to Associates for unique insight into the subject area which they have chosen.
ENGAGEMENT MANAGERS are the on-scene leaders who run our projects day to day. You will lead the team through an efficient and effective problem-solving process from initial thought process through convergence on a solution.
You will ensure that recommendations are correct, practical, sensible, relevant and cohesive. It’s a role that demands thought leadership at the strategic level and command of all the technical and operational details of execution.
You will need great communication skills and the ability to forge strong relationships.
Clients hire Oliver Wyman for specialized expertise, the ideal candidate will have most of the following :
Minimum of 3-10 years of relevant experience, ideally with a top-tier strategy consulting firm (or other similar organizations)
Knowledge within banking (retail banking, corporate banking and / or wealth & asset management), Insurance, additional experience within digital, technology operations, risk topics & analytics across financial services beneficial
Strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in both formal and informal settings
Excellent team and social skills
Undergraduate or advanced degree from a top academic program
Willingness to travel
Fluency in Italian and English
OUR VALUES & CULTURE
We’re serious about making OW a rewarding, progressive, enjoyable and balanced place to work.
Self starters and free thinkers who work well in a team
We are individuals who are self starting, motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial about what we do
Common aspiration, collective endeavour, shared success
We have the common aspiration to have an impact, leave a legacy and change the world. We have no interest in running a steady-state business.
We want to build, grow and shape the environment around us
Straightforward, open, respectful interaction
We value an environment where every member of Oliver Wyman is encouraged and expected to voice his or her opinion
Opportunity without artificial barriers
We value merit and believe that to create a true meritocracy we need to remove artificial barriers to opportunity
We value people whose lives balance work and non-work activities because we believe they are both more interesting colleagues and are able to make better contributions to the Firm.
We push ourselves hard to deliver excellence, but we also work to extract the maximum benefit from the flexibility of a project-based business.
We provide the ability to take career breaks for personal or family reasons. We fundamentally value each other’s time, and are sensitive to how it is used.
We are an output not input-based culture, have respect for people’s personal decisions, and believe that one's workload must be sustainable.
We seek balance for ourselves and our colleagues.