American Express: Consulting Full-Time Senior Manager
Posted: 16 January 2014
The Strategic Planning Group (SPG) is American Express’s internal consulting division, reporting directly to Chairman and CEO Ken Chenault. SPG works for top management on the most critical challenges. Consultants in SPG gain exposure to numerous business units and have the opportunity to develop their core consulting and leadership skills through their project work. After approximately two years, SPG consultants take on new roles in business units across American Express globally. Many of our most senior leaders — including Ken Chenault himself — began their careers with American Express at SPG. The group consists of approximately 55 staff based in New York and London.
About American Express
American Express is a global service company with a focus on the highly profitable, high-growth payments processing business. No other company offers a broader array of charge, lending, prepaid and co-brand cards for consumers, small businesses, midsize companies and large corporations. We are the card issuer of choice for high-spending Card Members, and much more. We’re a network that not only processes millions of transactions daily but also forges relationships between customers and merchants. We’re a partner helping to build the business of millions of establishments, from neighborhood shops to multinational corporations. We’re the world’s largest travel agency. We’re expense management experts. We’re problem solvers. Above all, we’re in the service business. And that means making a positive difference for our customers, wherever they need us.
What would you do every day as a Senior Manager in Consulting at American Express?
o As part of project teams, provide high-level strategic counsel to top management and executives
o Analyze and manipulate data to develop frameworks and solutions to tackle key business issues
o Perform analysis and research to develop insights as part of a project team
o Provide thought leadership and partner with business unit clients to develop and present implementable solutions
Here are the skills and experiences we’re looking for. Do these describe you?