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Marsh & McLennan Oliver Wyman - Engagement Manager - F&R - Paris in Paris, France

Engagement Manager - Finance & Risk - Paris _ WHO WE ARE Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With a staff of over 5,000 spread across 60 cities in 30 countries, we combine deep industry knowledge with specialised expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organizational transformation. We represent half of the companies in the Fortune Global 500. We work with them to optimize the work they do, improve their operations, manage their risk profiles, accelerate their development and seize cutting-edge opportunities. We’re known throughout the world for our work’s unmatched quality and impact. _ F&R PRACTICE OVERVIEW The Finance and Risk practice, part of our Financial Services Group, is seeking Managers to support our continued expansion, a strategic priority for the firm . This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a successful team that represents a core competency of the firm . Oliver Wyman’s Finance and Risk practice is the world’s top strategic risk management consultancy , and is engaged to solve the most challenging problems at the largest and most complex global financial institutions. The Finance and Risk practice advises clients in the financial services sector to adapt their finance and risk management strategies to evolving supervisory expectations, competition within the banking sector and capital markets dynamics . Our projects focus on issues at the top of the C-suite (in particular CFO, CRO) and Board agendas, and span a wide spectrum of issues and solutions. Our recent projects have covered topics including : Stress Testing strategy diagnostic Fundamental review of the trading book Asset / liability , interest rate risk , and liquidity risk management Risk- appetite driven pricing and performance measurement strategies Analytical modeling with a focus on development and validation of financial and non- financial risk models , portfolio/instrument level valuation models and strategic planning and forecasting models Strategic financial resource management initiatives (e.g. balance sheet management, RWA optimization ) Recovery and resolution planning _ THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES Experienced professionals bring us the know-how to make lasting change for our clients and our company. We are not typical ‘management’ consultants. We provide industry- and discipline-specific knowledge and expertise, which amplifies our impact and helps us shape the future for our clients. Oliver Wyman is a diverse, entrepreneurial, non-competitive partnership of individuals who like to pursue new opportunities or build a unique franchise doing what they do best in a collegial, fun environment. ENGAGEMENT MANAGERS are the on-scene leaders who run our projects day to day. You will lead the team through an efficient and effective problem-solving process from initial thought process through convergence on a solution. You will ensure that recommendations are correct, practical, sensible, relevant and cohesive. It’s a role that demands thought leadership at the strategic level – and command of all the technical and operational details of execution. You will need great communication skills and the ability to forge strong relationships. _ YOUR ATTRIBUTES AND EXPERIENCE Clients hire Oliver Wyman for specialized expertise, so your industry experience is of enormous value to us. The ideal candidate will have most of the following: Minimum of 6-10 years of relevant experience, ideally with a top-tier strategy consulting firm (or similar organization). Knowledge within Financial Services A strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in both formal and informal settings. Fluency in French & English is mandatory, additional European language is a plus An undergraduate or advanced degree from a top academic program. Willingness to travel. Know how to take the initiative, seeking out opportunities to learn new skills and put the ones you’ve already got to good use. Not just intelligence, but creativity too: you’ll be ready to come up with novel ideas to solve our clients’ biggest problems. Have an aptitude for analytical work, like sniffing out clues in massive data sets or hunting down the key issues in a hugely complex challenge. A willingness to work fluidly and respectfully with our incredibly talented team. _ OUR VALUES & CULTURE We’re serious about making OW a rewarding, progressive, enjoyable and balanced place to work. Self starters and free thinkers who work well in a team We are individuals who are self starting, motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial about what we do Common aspiration, collective endeavour, 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 , Oliver Wyman is an equal opportunity employer. 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. _ R063061-en R_063061