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Company: Cognizant
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Consumer Goods - Client Partner Level: Director Location: Wash DC (must live or be willing to relocate to Wash DC)BU DescriptionOur Retail and Consumer Goods -Business Unit delivering at the intersection of physical, digital and human worlds. Our BU supports world's largest brands in Retail and Consumer Goods such as Apparel, Specialty stores, Electronics, Food and Beverages. - With a large team of dedicated professionals, this practice provides domain-aligned consulting, IT, business process and analytics solutions globally.OpportunityClient Partners play a key role in our growth strategy and are tasked with rapid business expansion within their assigned accounts, responsible for growth, health and future prospects of account relationships. This role requires extensive CxOs level relationship building and executive connects, as well as a focus on revenues, operating margin, customer satisfaction, and employee growth and development. Bring top-notch consulting /relationship management skills and a deep appreciation of IT tools, techniques, systems and solutions. The Client Partner will be held accountable against Measurable Revenue/Profit Growth within set timelines.We have an exciting opportunity for a Client Partner to service key accounts within the Retail/Consumer Goods Vertical.Key ResponsibilitiesThe individual needs to have had a strong pedigree of managing similar relationships and having grown them in previous roles. -Drive profitable growth of the account relationships in the regionReview the performance metrics of the account with the delivery, operations and finance teams on regular basisBe part of senior management reviews for the performance metrics of the account relationshipCollaborate with multiple service lines, innovation teams and business teams in Cognizant to formulate a business plan and execute it for the account relationshipHave regular meetings and interface with the customer decision makers and influencers.Have a complete understanding of the relationship position within the accountsBe responsible for execution and customer satisfaction in all the revenue portfolios within the accountsIdentify and forge partnerships and tap into existing alliance partnerships of Cognizant to grow the accountShape the thought leadership agendaActively drive execution of the Digital/ Transformation/innovation agenda for the portfolioQualificationsMinimum 15 years of experience in a client facing role in a consulting firm or an account/engagement management role in the IT professional services offshore/outsourcing industry.Experience managing Client P&L of $50 + Million dollars including reporting and metric assessment for the account.In depth understanding of Retail/Consumer Goods business domain, technology and services domainsUnderstanding and thought leadership in technology, services and business trends and their direct and indirect impacts on the outcomes for retail and consumer Good companiesStrong experience with the global service delivery modelCandidates must have a proven record of building and maintaining long-term relationships at senior (CXO and CXO-1) levels. They must be comfortable presenting to C-level executives, and senior business and technology leaders, and must be persuasive and influentialExperience in digital services/solutionsThis role requires strong leadership skills and demonstrated capabilities of being a thought leaderStrong executive presence and gravitasMinimum BS Degree.Preferred QualificationsMS or MBA degree preferredA strong performance track record of managing different portfolios-ranging from sales, new sales, programs and existing annuity businessMust be detail oriented and able to manage and maintain all facets of complex assignments.Demonstrate the flexibility to work among diverse corporate environments, industries and technical and non-technical audiencesBeing able to make knowledgeable conversations with clients in Digital Area/trends in the industryStrategic thinking and the confidence and ability to plan ahead and stay the courseMust be able to navigate a large organization, work in a multi-dimensional matrix and have the power of persuasion through content and confidenceExcellent problem solving, communication, and client management skills are essentialEmployee Status : Full Time EmployeeShift : Day JobTravel : Yes, 25 % of the TimeJob Posting : Sep 05 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 CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.Job SummaryJob number: 00055845341Date posted : 2023-09-05Profession: Sales & MarketingEmployment type: StandardExperience: 18 - 20 years of experience

Keywords: Cognizant, Washington DC , CONSUMER GOODS - CLIENT PARTNER, Other , Washington, DC

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