Cognizant 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, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 195 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 www.cognizant.com.
Within Cognizant is Cognizant Consulting, a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. With over 6,000 consultants worldwide, Cognizant offers high-value consulting services that improve business performance and operational productivity, lower operational expenses and enhance overall performance. Clients draw upon our deep industry expertise, program and change management capabilities, and analytical objectivity to help improve business productivity, drive technology-enabled business transformation and increase shareholder value.We provide a number of Business/IT Consulting Services including Business Strategy, IT Strategy & Roadmap Development, Process Re-Engineering & Transformation, Enterprise Architecture & Technology Selection, and Domain Solutions. The Cognizant Consulting team is a high performing organization that is continually expanding our client base and increasingly being recommended by analysts such as Forrester and Gartner. And we’re growing!
Our Travel & Hospitality consulting practice is looking for a Manager within our Aviation practice, with expertise in Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul to join our journey. We’re looking for someone who can problem solve, is a self-starter and is able to deal with ambiguity amongst several different issues facing our clients. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for the area of MRO for our Transportation and Aviation Clients.
Our team has been rebuilding since the end of the COVID pandemic, and we are looking for strong consulting individuals that will be able to help continue grow our practice. With continued demand, our airline clients are continuing to look at working with Cognizant to help solve issues related to operations and optimize the way they operate. We are looking for a candidate with strong aviation expertiseand can help continue to work in this space. In this role, you will also be critical in mentoring more junior team members as they continue to grow on their consulting journey with Cognizant.
We’re looking forConsulting Managers who can deliver withinCognizant’s Five Pillars of Consulting Excellence, which are: 1) Project Execution, 2) Expertise, 3) Business Development, 4) Practice Development, & 5) People Development. As aManager, Consulting(which is a Senior Manager level position) this meansleading a team of Consultants through a client-facingengagement, managing escalations, and serving as a the owner of a workstream; maintaining expertise in your domain; meaningfully contributing to the sales process through a mix of RPI development, client presentations, financial modeling, pricing strategy, and flawless delivery; creating service offerings and/or client partner training materials; and contributing to PeopleCare initiatives, recruiting, and mentoring.In addition to enabling consulting excellence through the Five Pillars of Consulting, the specific requirements for this position are below.
Our solutions are in demand and we’re passionate about making a difference. If you have experience with the above, are a selfless leader, and are committed to client-facing environment; if you want to grow your career with a team that wants to build something great together, we want to hear from you! Apply now!
Consult directly with our clients and provide advisory services designed to help them solve their most complex business and technology challengesManage and direct a small-to-medium team of Consultants through client engagement, analysis, business case development, and the development of focused and contextual solutionsLead communications with project stakeholders, including status reporting, priority setting, and timely issue resolutionContribute to the thought leadership of your practice and contribute to one or more practice initiatives or service offerings (e.g., Strategic Consulting Points (SCPs), the building of consulting assets or solutions)
Maintain expertise in your industry or capability group: Banking & Financial Services; Communications, Media, & Technology; Healthcare; Life Sciences; Manufacturing, Logistics, Energy, & Utilities; Retail, Consumer Goods, Travel, & Hospitality; and our Capability practices of Enterprise Process [Finance Transformation, Human Capital Management, Supply Chain Transformation, & Customer Engagement]; Technology Modernization [DevOps, Agile, Data, Architecture], and Transformation Management [Organizational Change Management, Program Direction and Enablement, & Mergers & Acquisitions].Encourage and facilitate the business development activities of project teams through activities such as opportunity validation, strategy approval, RFI support, storyline, proposals, & client presentationsEngage with client contacts to generate leads and identify new opportunities for consulting servicesRecognize, capture, store, and promote the sharing of engagement collateral and IP (e.g., blogs, white papers, case-studies, articles)Supports the implementation of one or more practice initiatives or service offerings (e.g., Strategic Control Points (SCP), consulting assets, solutions)
Serve as a people leader within Consulting, supporting professional development of the teamConduct recruitment activities, support onboarding, contribute or conduct performance reviews, lead career growth discussions with Business Analysts, Consultants, and Senior Consultants.QualificationsThe track record and experience to achieve the above, which includes ideally 6-8+ years of management consulting experience, where at least 2 of those (though ideally 4+) have been Digital technology (business or technical consultative) team lead experience
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as Information Technology, Business, Communications,Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Engineering, or equivalentThe ability to set and manage multiple project plans for a single client; a command of project management principles and a track record of applying them to drive transformation successfullyExperience leading technical and non-technical initiatives; previous experience coordinating workstreams in multi-team projects, ideally using an onsite / offshore modelLeadership skills that bring out the best in others; the ability to oversee multiple Consultants and non-consultants who are working toward a common goal – the best possible outcome for a clientA desire to work with enterprise-level clients and the ability to manage through complexity
Relevant domain, industry, or product certifications, depending on your industry/capability majors and minors (BFS, CMT, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Tech Modernization, Enterprise Process, etc)Experience with program quality frameworks, methods, and tools (e.g., Six Sigma)MBA or PGDM degree PreferredPersonal leadership and a desire to create a culture that enables exceptional outcomes; the embodiment of Cognizant’s Core Values of: Start with a point of view; Seek data, build knowledge; Always strive, never settle; Work as one; Create conditions for everyone to thrive; Do the right thing, the right way.Work AuthorizationCognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship (H-1B, L-1B, L-1A, etc.)Benefits: Cognizant offers the following benefitsfor this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life InsurancePaid holidays plus Paid Time Off401(k) plan and contributionsLong-term/Short-term DisabilityPaid Parental LeaveEmployee Stock Purchase PlanDisclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
Employee Status : Full Time EmployeeShift : Day JobTravel : NoJob Posting : Sep 21 2023About CognizantCognizant (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 185 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 www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email with your request and contact information.