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Assistant Vice President, APAC Consulting

Apply REF: BNP017729

APAC Consulting is the in-house strategy and management consulting team, servicing BNP Paribas’ business in APAC
The main objective of the team is to:
• Deliver strategic projects and formulate recommendations for Regional management, Business Lines and territories in the Asia Pacific region
• Design transformation initiatives in the Asia Pacific region in alignment with the APAC strategy

Position Purpose

Key Responsibilities

Deliver impactful recommendations using consulting methodologies and Banking knowledge on projects
- Take full ownership on complex modules, bringing value and simplifying approach and recommendations to match project needs
- Ensure end-to-end continuous high quality formalization of delivery
- Act with courage and transparency to selectively involve Project Managers, early-on, to secure quality of deliverables
- Systematically propose solutions for issues at hand and propose new ideas
- Progressively leverage on consulting methodologies and Metier knowledge to deliver impact on projects.  Enrich client experience to build long term, trustworthy client relationships

Enrich client experience to build long term, trustworthy client relationships
- Demonstrate reliability and credibility during client meetings by answering all the questions related to the assigned modules
- Working in co-design mode hand in hand with the clients, and building solid working relationship with the clients and counterparts
- Develop an understanding of clients’ issues by demonstrating active listening
- Progressively understand clients’ political stakes and how management decisions are made
Ensure people and team spirit development
- Ensure continuous alignment with Project Managers by proactively giving transparency and enabling guidance sharing
- Progressively manage, train on-the-job and motivate more junior team members
- Give and ask for feedback regularly
- Act as buddy of newcoming AVPs

Competencies (Technical / Behavioural)

Problem solving (structure, analysis, solution)
- Problem structuring / issue analysis skills
- Management of priorities
- Handling of complex quantitative analyses and efficient usage of computer tools (Excel, databases...)

Quality of work
- Full responsibility and ownership on complex project modules
- Ability to produce high quality and timely deliverables

Client management (working relationship, conflict management)
- Ability to build strong relationships with clients at operational level

Communication (communication and presentation skills)
- Ability to write structured documents with appropriate level of synthesis
- Oral communication and presentation skills

Teamwork / Social skills
- Team spirit / ability to build positive work environment
- Coaching of junior colleagues

Proactivity and Leadership
- Drive and pro-activity

Specific Qualifications Required

- Educational background: Graduate from Tier 1 University, Business or Engineering school
- Professional experience: Min. 5 years of relevant experience (external or in-house management consulting, strategy roles)
- Previous banking industry knowledge is much appreciated 

- Languages: Fluency in oral and written English, Mandarin or French a plus

Primary Location: HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong KongJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISEEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 5 years Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving, Ability to deliver / Results driven, Personal Impact / Ability to influenceTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change, Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution, Ability to manage a project, Analytical Ability