Senior Consultant in Program Management Consulting


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Senior Consultant in Program Management Consulting

Zürich, Switzerland

At Cognizant you will make the next leap in your consulting career and become part of a high-performing Consulting Team. In the position of a Sr. Consultant within our Strategy & Transformation practice you will be using your consulting skills to support all stages of business-driven IT Transformation projects and Digital initiatives. You will support executives develop competitive advantage for their organizations by helping them define and execute business and IT strategies.
In your position, you will be defining the nature and scope of engagements as well as the case for change, analysing available information, developing strategies, presenting recommendations and implementing solutions for our clients across a variety of industries from Life Sciences to Manufacturing, Banking, and Insurance.
You will be helping clients achieving objectives by improving their capabilities to shape, manage and deliver major complex programs. You will lead or participate in projects or programs, with the aim to maximize the business value and impact of such initiatives, establish and support high performing PMOs, or recover struggling initiatives.
As part of your winning consulting career, you will also contribute to the success of the organisation by creating service offerings, contributing and shaping thought leadership and internal initiatives.

- Enthusiasm to become part of a young, passionate and performing team combined with a willingness to develop an exciting consulting career in an entrepreneurial environment
- 4-6+ years business / IT consulting experience, preferably in a top consultancy or leading systems integrator
- Great skills in identifying and solving problems, communication and presentation
- Expertise in project and program management methodologies; formal certification (PMI, PRINCE) preferred
- Fluent English
- Fluent German or fluent French combined with a good working knowledge of German
- Positive attitude, team spirit, flexible personality and ability to cope with pressure in fast-paced, time-sensitive, and innovative business environments


Today, you have an opportunity to accelerate your career growth in a consulting practice with a true «startup character» and become part of a company that is one of top performing and fastest growing globally. By joining our Swiss team, known for its open and entrepreneurial character geared towards innnovation, you will contribute to building a Consulting Organization of the Future. A client portfolio of top market leaders across industries, advanced consulting frameworks and an opportunity to network across 240'000+ colleagues, will equip you with everything needed for an exceptional consulting experience. Our projects and opportunities are geared towards teamwork, performance, an attractive career and personal development.

Our Swiss office located in central Zürich is a tight-knit community with a vibrant mix of people, languages, and nationalities offering a lively social scene. It is a place where the contribution of every individual is valued and rewarded and where new friendships are created.

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Cognizant(NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centres worldwide and approximately 221,700 employees as of December 31, 2015, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.