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Cognizant Technology Solutions Senior Consultant in River Vale, New Jersey

Job Title: Senior Consultant

Role and Responsibilities:
Work directly with our clients providing consulting services designed to help them solve their most complex business and technology issues.
Deliver outstanding client results, direct client personnel, prepare work plans, facilitate client teams to implement recommendations.
Draw conclusions from the market / industry trends, client issues and support go to market initiatives for Cognizant.
Contribute to research, design and writing of articles/whitepapers and participate as a team member in collateral development.
Support business development activities in the form of gathering best practices for RFI/RFP responses and writing proposals.
Proactively support team building and on boarding efforts via mentoring.
Help strengthen client's confidence in Cognizant and Cognizant's ability to deliver.

Basic Qualifications:
Currently pursuing MBA from top tier U.S. Business School. Degree must be completed prior to joining.
GPA 3.0 and above
Overall pre-MBA work experience of 3 to 6 years
Significant US work experience
Fluent English and local language skills (as required for international positions)
Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills
Willingness to travel
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.Strong work ethic with a commitment to client service excellence
Strong project management, presentation, and facilitation skill
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Well-developed communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Solid Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Access and Project is required
Domain expertise in one of more of the following industries: Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Life Sciences, Retail, Consumer Products, Travel & Hospitality.
Location:Metro New York/New Jersey, Boston, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Hartford, Minneapolis amongst others depending on practice area.
Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization, or lawful permanent residence (otherwise known as a Green Card) for these roles.
Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer provider and committed to creating a diverse environment. Cognizant considers all applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital and family status, disabilities, sexual orientation or preference, veteran status or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

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