Senior Consultant - Cognizant Consulting - Teaneck , New Jersey, United States, 07666

Job Title Senior Consultant Company Description 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 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us Cognizant. Business Unit Description Cognizant Consulting (CC) is a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. We have more than 5,500 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 BusinessIT Consulting Services including Business Strategy IT Strategy Roadmap Development Process Re-Engineering Transformation Enterprise Architecture Technology Selection Domain Solutions 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, Healthcare, 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 play an important role with responsibilities that range from analyzing a client's issuesobjectives and interviewing key client stakeholders to developing recommendations and authoring presentations. You will participate and lead teams in both strategic advisory and transformation projects. 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, direct client personnel, prepare work plans, facilitate client teams to implement recommendations. Draw conclusions from the market industry trends, client issues and support go to market initiatives for Cognizant. Contribute to research, design and writing of articleswhitepapers and participate as a team member in collateral development. Support business development activities in the form of gathering best practices for RFIRFP responses and writing proposals. Proactively support team building and on boarding efforts via mentoring. Help strengthen client's confidence in Cognizant and Cognizant's ability to deliver. Basic Qualifications Currently pursuing MBA from top tier U.S. Business School. Degree must be completed prior to joining. 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 Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future. Desired Skills 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 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, Life Sciences, Retail, Consumer Products, Travel Hospitality. Location Metro New YorkNew Jersey, Boston, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Hartford, Minneapolis amongst others depending on practice area.