Lead Consultant - Banking & Wealth

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | ANZ Market | Full-time

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For over 17 years Quantium have combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Whether it be building forecasting engines that are driving down food wastage or creating mapping tools to support targeted measures in combatting human trafficking, Quantium believes in better goods, services, experiences, and championing the benefits of data for a brighter future.

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast-paced, and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

Role summary

The Lead Consultant is a client adviser who is responsible for delivering long-term, sustainable growth built on valued, trusted relationships both internally and externally. The Lead Consultant understands and communicates how to address client business problems through analytical solutions, oversees the delivery of key projects, and provides leadership on technical and analytical topics.

Quantium has an exciting role for a Lead Consultant to drive our thriving client relationships, continue developing Quantium’s analytics talent and ultimately drive the continued success of the ANZ Markets team in Sydney. You will be delivering key analytical projects, providing valuable input into client proposals and driving education and uptake of Quantium’s products for our clients. This will involve leading and executing projects, including workforce management for the analytics project team and all client interaction. You will also be involved in providing input into our product development and, at times, work closely with our product teams to ensure our products meet our clients’ needs – now and in the future.

Key responsibilities

  • Accountable for maintaining and reinforcing our relationship with our clients
  • Oversee the delivery of key analytical projects to clients, from briefing through to execution, ensuring adherence to quality standards
  • Responsible for meeting revenue and profitability targets
  • Drive business development and thought leadership for key clients
  • Contribute to product development, internal knowledge sharing as well as general industry expertise through identification of emerging themes, problems and opportunities
  • Use insight to present compelling stories that deliver tangible commercial value
  • People management including setting objectives and KPIs, performance reviews, feedback, career mentoring, career pathing for direct reports
  • Day-to-day coaching and people development

Experience and education required

  • 7+ years’ experience in an analytics environment, with 5+ years of client facing experience capacity at the senior level
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, mathematics, actuarial studies, statistics, physics, or a related discipline
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of analytics, including data preparation, foundational analytics concepts, model development and model training
  • Experience with data engineering, working in cloud and / or big data environments would be a plus
  • Commercial acumen to understand business needs and be able suggest the commercial impacts of different analytics solutions or approaches
  • Ability to proactively identify, understand and translate strategic business needs for new and existing clients to build lasting partnerships
  • Ability to translate complex analytics, insights and/or outcomes into presentations (written and verbal) to senior stakeholders (both internal and external)
  • Attention to detail and track record of delivering zero-defect work
  • Experience in project management and leadership, including effective delegation and management of multi-skilled team
  • Experience managing and coaching the performance and development of others
  • Track record of managing client relationships and projects
  • Collaborative and engaging style. Has an ability to understand what matters to stakeholders and demonstrates active listening skills
  • Financial Services / Retail Banking industry knowledge is preferred

More about Quantium

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/

If you submit an application or expression of interest to The Quantium Group Pty Ltd, we may disclose your application or expression of interest on a confidential basis to our related companies, and joint venture companies, including Quantium Health Pty Limited.  We will only make such disclosures for the purpose of considering your application or expression of interest and opportunities in those organisations.