Oliver Wyman - Corporate & Institutional Banking - Associate - Multiple Locations

New York, New York

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Job Specification

Practice Group: Financial Services

Practice: Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB)

Location: New York, Chicago, Boston, Toronto

Role: Associate

Practice Overview

Oliver Wyman's Global Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) practice is a core part of our Global Financial services practice group. Widely recognized as influential thought-leaders, the CIB Practice draws on a deep knowledge of our clients' businesses and our own in-depth industry research to develop sustainable strategies for our clients in Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Corporate & Commercial Banking and with Capital Markets Infrastructure providers and technology firms. We consult for the leading financial institutions globally, across their entire portfolio of challenges, which includes; strategic transformation and direction-setting; digital strategy, financial resource optimization; operational excellence; organizational effectiveness; and brand & innovation.

Uniquely within Oliver Wyman, our team is run as a true global franchise, with consultants working across major financial hubs across the firm's geographies. The team is comprised of 130+ professionals of various backgrounds and nationalities across our Partners and dedicated consultants. These are spread across 15+ offices globally, and supported by a large team of analysts, researchers and dedicated specialists.,

For more information about our Practice, please visit http://www.oliverwyman.com/what-we-do/financial-services/corporate-institutionalbanking.html


Associates are critical leaders within our consulting team, working hand-in-hand with our clients to solve some of their most complex and diverse set of challenges. The position offers excellent career and growth opportunities for talented, highly motivated professionals with relevant prior experience. Initial responsibilities typically include:

  • Leading teams of consultants on a wide range of Corporate & Institutional Banking-related topics. This typically includes driving the day-to-day direction of the project; managing the analytical and qualitative problem-solving process; directing the team's primary and secondary research; creatively tackling information limitations; and surfacing insights
  • Synthesizing findings into written presentations and presenting these to clients and other stakeholders with the Partner team
  • Overseeing and guiding the consulting team as they develop hypotheses, review client information and conduct client interviews, derive insights, and produce deliverables
  • Supporting Partners in project execution through excellent project management, including work planning, workflow management, and coaching / developing more junior team members
  • Managing client relationships and networks, presenting to senior audiences, and working day-to-day with senior and mid-level clients
  • Building relationships in the industry, with clients as well as through industry forums
  • Supporting a subset of Oliver Wyman's global industry platforms as key members of our specialized teams
  • Effectively communicating issues and solutions in formal and informal settings, through written and verbal communication

Desired Skills and Experience

Just as every client project is different, so we recognize and value the diversity of backgrounds and skill sets for successful Associate candidates in CIB. We are seeking high-caliber individuals who want to join our world-class global team. Preference will be given to candidates with:
  • 4 - 7 years of relevant experience, ideally with a top-tier consulting firm, and/or in aCIB-related business (e.g. wholesale banking; market infrastructure; financial technology; financial services private capital), or with a financial services focused government and supervisory authority
  • Experience in and knowledge of topics in capital markets, investment banking, commercial & corporate banking, wealth and asset management, market infrastructure or alternative investments
  • Knowledge of changes in financial services regulation and other key industry trends
  • Track record of leading and managing teams, and delivering against tight deadlines in fast-paced, demanding environments
  • Strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in both formal and informal settings
  • Excellent relationship building skills with clients of all levels
  • A willingness to work fluidly and respectfully with our incredibly talented team

Your Attributes

Our team comprises all sorts of people from all sorts of backgrounds. We don't care whether you're loud or quiet, funny or serious, introverted or extroverted. We value a diverse environment where every member of Oliver Wyman is encouraged and expected to voice his or her opinion. We do, however, ask that you have:
  • A genuine passion for solving problems across CIB topics
  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills
  • An ability to learn quickly and adapt to new environments
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A clear commitment to creating impactful solutions that solve our clients' problems
  • A clear commitment to doing what is right for our clients and colleagues
  • The ability to work fluidly and respectfully with our incredibly talented and diverse team
  • A willingness to travel (when it is safe to do so again)

Our Values & Culture

We're serious about making Oliver Wyman a rewarding, progressive, enjoyable and balanced place to work.
  • Self-starters and free thinkers who work well in a team

We are self-starting, motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial about what we do
  • Common aspiration, collective endeavor, shared success

We have the common aspiration to have an impact, leave a legacy and change the world. We have no interest in running a steady-state business. We want to build, grow and shape the environment around us
  • Straightforward, open, respectful interaction

We value an environment where every member of Oliver Wyman is encouraged and expected to voice his or her opinion
  • Opportunity without artificial barriers

We value merit and believe that to create a true meritocracy we need to remove artificial barriers to opportunity
  • Balanced lives

We value people whose lives balance work and non-work activities because we believe they are both more interesting colleagues and are able to make better contributions to the Firm. We push ourselves hard to deliver excellence, but we also work to extract the maximum benefit from the flexibility of a project-based business. We provide the ability to take career breaks for personal or family reasons. We fundamentally value each other's time and are sensitive to how it is used. We are an output not input-based culture, have respect for people's personal decisions, and believe that one's workload must be sustainable. We seek balance for ourselves and our colleagues.

How to Apply

If you like what you've read, we'd love to hear from you. If you'd like to learn more about the firm during your application process, please visit www.oliverwyman.com/careers.

Oliver Wyman is an equal opportunityemployer.Our commitment to diversity is genuine, deep and growing. We're not perfect yet, but we're working hard right now to make our teams balanced, representative and diverse.

Unrestricted U.S. work authorization is required for U.S. office locations. Oliver Wyman does not offer sponsorship for this position. Please note that CPT and OPT are restricted forms of work authorization.

About Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in more than 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 6,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a business of Marsh McLennan [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.oliverwyman.com. Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.

Marsh McLennan and its Affiliates are EOEMinority/Female/Disability/Vet/SexualOrientation/Gender Identity employers.

The applicable base salary range for this role is $110K - $135K.

The base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, and education. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

In addition to the base salary, this position may be eligible for performance-based incentives.

We are excited to offer a competitive total rewards package which includes health and welfare benefits, tuition assistance, 401K savings and other retirement programs as well as employee assistance programs.

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