Junior Strategy Consultant Personal & Business Banking

Do you want to have a positive impact for our retail and SME clients? As a (junior) Strategy Consultant in the Strategy Office team of Personal & Business Banking (P&BB), you are working on the formulation and execution of the strategy for senior management.

€ 4.213 - € 6.019 maand
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At a glance

Do you want to have a positive impact for our retail and SME clients? Do you like to solve complex problems together with colleagues across the bank? 

As a (junior) Strategy Consultant in the Strategy Office team of Personal & Business Banking (P&BB), you are working on the formulation and execution of the strategy for senior management. You work with experts across the bank on a variety of topics, such as sustainability, growth strategy, new business opportunities, and M&A. You are doing this together with one of your colleagues in the team, as we work together in project teams. You are ambitious, eager to learn, have a positive energy and one of your strengths is problem solving. You are always focused on getting conceptual strategies to concrete decisions and execution, because as they say: “strategy without execution is a hallucination!”.

Your job

Supporting the development and execution of the vision and strategy for ABN AMRO’s Personal & Business Banking. Examples of activities:

  • Identifying new business opportunities coming both from internal (P&L) analysis, and from external/peer assessments. Participating in benchmarking initiatives and identifying possible (growth) opportunities.
  • Participating in high-impact strategy projects. 
  • Working on ad-hoc requests, e.g., presentations for the Executive Committee or Supervisory Board
  • Translating the strategy into concrete Objectives & Key Results (OKR’s) together with the MT P&BB and monitoring progress of our strategy execution.
  • Developing our sustainability strategy and coordinating activities for P&BB.

You will work closely with a diverse set of stakeholders within ABN AMRO, such as the Segment Development Teams, the product grids, Group Strategy & Innovation, Sustainability Center of Excellence and colleagues in Wealth Management and Corporate Banking.

Your profile

You are a self-starter who is eager to learn and enjoys taking responsibility. You like to solve a complex puzzle. Most importantly, you are a real team player that is always willing to help others out and also reaches out for help when needed. Of course, you communicate clearly, both verbally and written.

On your CV:

  • Academic level
  • 2 to 4 years working experience
  • (Business) projects or (extra)curricular activities in which you developed:
    • Communication skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • (Quantitative) analyses
    • Team work
    • Organisational sensitivity 
  • Proficiency in Dutch language (preferably fluent) and English
  • Basic knowledge of the Dutch retail banking market is a pre, since ABN AMRO Personal & Business Banking has a main focus on the Dutch market

We are offering

  • A full-time opportunity (36 or 40 hours per week) to be part of a great Strategy Office team that builds on each other’s strengths
  • An environment where you can have impact and make a difference
  • Room to grow both personally and professionally
  • Hybrid working: we work 2-3 days per week from the office and we have excellent facilities for remote working

We also offer

  • The gross monthly salary displayed above is based on a 36-hour work week, including vacation pay and benefit budget. 
  • The Benefit Budget is 11% of your salary. The Benefit Budget allows you to acquire additional employment benefits. If you make no purchases or reservations in the Benefit Shop in a given month, you are paid one twelfth of your Benefit Budget that month. 
  • Five weeks of vacation per year. You have the option to purchase an additional four weeks per year. 
  • Many opportunities for training, including a personal development budget of € 1,000 per year.
  • Possibility to work from home.
  • An annual public transport pass with free public transportation throughout the Netherlands. 
  • An excellent pension scheme.
  • Possibility to join Young ABN AMRO as one of its 2.000 members and participate in social, networking and training events.

Your working environment

ABN AMRO is one of the Netherlands’ leading banks. We have over 20,000 employees, serving private and business clients in both the Netherlands and Northwest Europe. Our products include, among other things, loans, mortgages, payment services, financial advice, savings and investment products and services. We have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. Supporting this purpose are our core values: care, courage and collaboration. 

The Client Unit Personal & Business Banking is responsible for three client segments: Consumer Clients, Affluent Clients and Business Clients & Ecosystems (self-employed and SME), two product units (Transaction Banking and Home Financing), Customer Digital Engagement and two enabling functions: Processes & Control and Strategy Office. We serve private clients with assets up to €500,000 and business clients with a turnover of up to €25 million. Our focus is on creating the right combination between offering (digital) convenient solutions and distinctive expertise, while embedding sustainability in customer value propositions. 

The Strategy Office Personal & Business Banking consists of 10 business strategy consultants. The Strategy Office supports the management team of Personal & Business Banking (P&BB) with strategic analyses that helps to make the right decisions and set the right direction for the teams. Next to this, we support a focused execution of the strategy by helping teams to translate their strategy in measurable Objectives & Key Results. We also prepare materials for interaction with external stakeholders, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board. 

The head of Strategy Office reports to the Chief Commercial Officer of the client unit Personal & Business Banking. Examples of recent assignments have been defining a strategy for attracting minor clients, defining the ambition in sustainability, and setting up the Objectives & Key Results for the coming years. We have a nice mix of seniority levels in the team. As a Junior Strategy Office consultant, you will be responsible for workstreams of larger projects, performing qualitative and quantitative analysis and drafting the advice for management together with Strategy Office colleagues. 


Are you interested? Then be sure to respond to this vacancy. For other questions you can reach out to Bastiaan de Ruiter (Head of Strategy Office P&BB). We look forward to getting to know you.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. Please no unsolicited services or offers.


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