Senior Business Consultant

  • Job category
    Banking and Finance
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$10000 - S$20000

Job Description

Principal Responsibilities

  • This role plays a key part in the transformational change within HSBC. The team has two core purposes to support this transformational agenda to become a simpler, better, faster organisation:
  • Advising leaders with multi-year transformational agendas, providing structure, planning and input to transformation strategy
  • Driving design and mobilisation effort on strategic programmes, adding speed, certainty and accuracy to the structure and the delivery of programme benefits
  • Senior Business Consultants will often play a people/ team management role within the projects/ programmes they work on.
  • Understanding the Group Strategy, imperatives and vision and translating these into a business models
  • Translating the business model into an operating model, considering customers, services, teams and governance
  • Understanding the impact of change against the target operating model; testing and refining designs with stakeholders and change audiences
  • Understanding the purpose and priorities of the organisation, both now and in the future
  • Thinking and acting commercially within the day-to-day operations
  • Identifying short, medium and long-term opportunities to develop business and/or revenue from new or existing Group customers, and responding appropriately
  • Challenging business decisions that are not aligned to the commercial strategy of the Group
  • Looking outside of the organisation at technical and social trends and applying these to idea generation
  • Developing the overall change effort into a series of projects, workstreams and/or component activities; understanding the effort, schedule, dependencies and critical path
  • Identifying and defining problems related to change delivery for the wider business
  • Delivering structure and discipline to an unstructured problem
  • Using logic, creative and innovative thinking to devise solutions to business challenges
  • Implementing solutions and anticipating their impact on the business operations and cultures
  • Challenging existing thinking/ established process and efficiencies, generating new and creative ideas
  • Engendering an innovative, learning-oriented culture where all employees feel able to contribute new ideas and approaches as well as involving change audiences in generating new ideas
  • Willing to experiment, take risks to consider new and untested approaches and learn from the results
  • Influencing senior stakeholders
  • Leading teams to challenge the operating practices and critical thinking around design of business solutions


  • Minimum 10 years of experience working on business consulting / Industry experience within large complex organisations. Overall financial services industry knowledge with specific functional expertise ideal
  • Experience of working closely with Strategy and Planning and the business / function board ideal
  • Demonstrated ability to build, maintain and navigate the organisation using formal / informal networking skills
  • Experience in managing others and directing work efforts to achieve objectives effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrated experience with organisational change and business transformation; proficiency in Change
  • Confidence to challenge – advising and speak up when it counts
  • Strong intellect, but not academic in their approach
  • Excellent relationship management and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and analysis skills
  • Typically qualifications would include an undergraduate or postgraduate degree

Closing on 25 Dec 2021

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