Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.
Cognizant Consulting (CC) is a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. We have more than 5500 experienced consultants with a broad range of domain and subject matter expertise. Our focus is on driving our clients’ agendas through transforming operations around the “Future of Work”, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of IT, maximizing the value of enterprise solutions, and innovating with state of the art technologies.
We provide a number of Business/IT Consulting Services including:
IT Strategy & Roadmap Development
Process Re-Engineering & Transformation
Enterprise Architecture & Technology Selection
Our functional areas of specialty include: Strategic Services, Large Scale Program Management, Enterprise Analytics, Process and Quality Consulting. We serve the following industry domains: Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, Life Sciences, Technology, Communications, Information, Media & Entertainment, Retail, Consumer Products, Manufacturing & Logistics, and Travel & Hospitality. The CC team is a high performing organization that is continually expanding our client base and increasingly being recommended by analysts such as Forrester and Gartner.
As a Senior Consultant, you are an integral part of the consulting team who often works and performs independently – often without the need for clear direction or supervision to enhance the overall value of an engagement. This includes having the capabilities to deliver transformational solutions by effectively defining problem/scope, gathering/analyzing data through research and interviewing client stakeholders, and structuring recommendations, creating presentations, and making compelling recommendations to clients. Identify further client/project opportunities through relationship building and/or understanding the business.
Role and Responsibilities:
Work directly with our clients providing consulting services designed to help them solve their most complex business and technology issues
Deliver outstanding client results, manage engagement risks, prepare work plans, direct client personnel/facilitate client teams to implement recommendations
Develop problem statements and define of scope for assigned area
Lead research from the market / industry trends in order to draw conclusions and deliver comprehensive solutions that address client issues and support go to market initiatives for Cognizant
Actively contribute to practice research by developing and writing both articles/whitepapers while participating as a team member in collateral development
Support business development activities in the form of gathering best practices for RFI/RFP responses and writing proposals
Design, conduct and facilitate gathering and documentation of requirements
Help on-board and mentor junior associates; actively support their ongoing development; be known as a leader among peers
Currently have or are pursuing an MBA from top tier U.S. Business School
GPA 3.0 and above
Overall pre-MBA work experience of 3 to 6 years
Significant US work experience
Fluent English and local language skills (as required for international positions)
Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills
Willingness to travel
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, and manage multiple task assignments
Ability to work as part of a cross-cultural team including flexibility to support multiple time zones when necessary
Ability to develop and maintain excellent client relationships
Strong work ethic with a commitment to client service excellence
Strong project management, presentation, and facilitation skills
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Well-developed communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Solid Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Access and Project is required
Domain expertise in one of more of the following industries: Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, Life Sciences, Technology, Communications, Information, Media & Entertainment, Retail, Consumer Products, Manufacturing & Logistics, Travel & Hospitality
Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer provider and committed to creating a diverse environment. Cognizant considers all applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital and family status, disabilities, sexual orientation or preference, veteran status or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Additional signing bonus and annual bonus