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You are strategic, resilient, engaging with people and a natural self-starter. You have a passion for solving complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Financial Services Account Director. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.
Create business strategies to successfully achieve client business goals:
Act as the Account Manager with clients, internal teams and BU Heads / Sales Leads;
Align with EPAM Account Managers and Financial Services Senior Leadership to co-develop / support Account plans and strategies for delivery, growth, and client satisfaction;
Serve as the Financial Services engagement architect, responsible for account plans and strategies, and work directly with client product, marketing, and/or IT teams to position the engagement and EPAM for success;
Understand the intersection between technology, customers, and business;
Serve as an expert Consultant leading Business Transformation/Product strategies and roadmaps;
Stay abreast of current and emerging trends, unique opportunities and challenges of the space/markets and geographies in which the clients operate, and how it affects clients’ business and initiatives.
Develop and oversee delivery approaches:
Work closely with project/program management to ensure successful delivery through an integrated delivery model;
Responsible for shaping solutions and properly scoping / pricing engagements, establishing optimal operating models and project team organization, and leading the transition from the sales process to the delivery phase;
Serve as the product owner; partner with clients to help craft the product vision and roadmaps and create compelling customer value propositions and strategies.
Build successful relationships:
Establish and cultivate strong relationships with clients at senior levels as well as external and internal partners to maximize growth within an account/client portfolio;
Develop effective relationships with key internal executives, BU heads, Solution SME’s, and Sales and Delivery Leaders.
Deliver on EPAM’s growth and performance objectives:
Drive account revenue within the client / account portfolio as well as accelerate opportunities to influence and sell-in end-to-end EPAM services;
Align with EPAM BU’s goals and objectives, support company financial goals by achieving revenue and profit targets;
Support sales / pre-sales activities by acting as the Financial Services lead to assess opportunities, respond to RFP’s, create proposals and presentations, establish relationships with clients and prospective clients, and help to close / sign new deals.
5-10 years of demonstrated track record of developing and growing client relationships and leading teams delivering end-to-end solutions;
Knowledge of technical platforms, business models, subject matter, and trends – with a focus on the financial industry;
Strong problem solving and creative thinking abilities;
Ability to operate at the strategic level, yet being close enough to the details to add value to clients and be a real support to the team;
Experience in managing and monitoring performance metrics across large scale accounts and account portfolios;
Exceptional leadership/management skills and superb oral and written communication skills, with seasoned presentation skills;
Strong financial services knowledge or experience with particular emphasis on strategy, consulting, team management and product development;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
Track record of leading teams;
Proven ability to manage client engagements under high stress to successful completion;
Sound business acumen; strategic skills; common sense;