Tech Solution Architect Manager / Sr Manager – Payments – Accenture , Saudi Arabia – Riyadh

Job Description:
Key Responsibilities include:
Support Clients (Central Banks, Payment Service Providers and Banks) with development & delivery of business solutions related to various payment services, offered via cards, electronic, cheque, digital etc.
Consult Financial Services (FS) industry clients in creation, re-engineering of Operating models, payments strategy and value analysis.
Implementation of payment strategies, systems from Banking and central bank perspective including payment hubs, RTGS, and Instant payment products
Support clients during end-end lifecycle of payments transformation:
Innovation & strategy formulation
Business Case analysis
Current & Target Operating modelling
Business & Functional requirement elicitation & analysis
Payment process value chain deep understanding
Product definition, roadmap and classification
Regulatory & Compliance analysis and certification
Solution Consulting & Analysis
Functional Architecture formulation
Vendor analysis & Selection
Manage implementation & delivery of project, supporting various stakeholders – bank business, operations, finance, IT vendors, Payment solution providers, etc.
Provide Quality Assurance to FS clients during various phases of payments project implementation.
Develop trusted and durable relationships with clients and ecosystem partners.
Manage a healthy client portfolio and related financials.
Originating and develop business opportunities.
Developing, nurturing and coordinating a local practice.
Establishing acceptance of Solutions with client executives.
Translating and conveying impact of process and system changes to bottom line.
Assessing and managing risk and issues throughout all aspects of the transformation programs.
Counselling junior team members.

Qualifications
What skills & experience are we looking for?
Banking Payments functional Architecture knowledge and business process design.
Central bank functional Architecture knowledge and process design with a key focus on clearing and settlement strategy design and implementation programs
Business & Functional Subject matter expertise in following industries
Banking Payments
Corporate Payments
P2P & Instant Payments
Transactional Banking
Wholesale banking
B2B payments
Deep understanding of functional & operating rules, business requirements & processes and design processes on replacement High-Value-Payment Systems / real time payments of following payment schemes & standards
Cross Border Remittances (SWIFT, RIPPLE)
KSA Payment Schemes (SARIE, SADAD, DDMS)
UAE Payment Schemes (RTGS, WPS, etc)
ISO 20022 Payment Standards
Digital Currencies / Blockchain
Good understanding of functional & operating rules of following payment schemes
Instant P2P payments (e.g. FPS)
ACH (e.g. SEPA)
RTGS Systems (e.g. Target2)
Program/Project Management
Quality Assurance & Consulting
Experienced Manager from Management Consulting firm (8+ years’ experience).
Able to develop opportunities, pitch and deliver projects of: Digital Transformation, IT Strategy, Customer Experience Improvement, Data Management & Analytics, Digital Marketing & Sales, Spend/Pricing Optimization, Efficiency, and Operations Transformation.
Innovative and Digital-way enthusiast.
Experience in Large Corporate Accounts Proposal Preparation, Consultation, Sales, Delivery and Project Management is a plus.
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
Excellent leadership and management skills.
Financial skills for managing projects successfully.
Fluent in Arabic and English.

Why join us?
We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

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