MARIE – SENIOR MANAGER
In your own words, please describe what is CIB Consulting & Transformation (CIBC&T)
We are the in-house management consulting team of BNP Paribas CIB (Corporate & Institutional Banking). We work for CIB Senior Managers on their growth and transformation initiatives, providing them with a competitive alternative to external players. We are a team of 60 consultants, half of them coming from the external consulting world, with more than 20 nationalities represented.
What is your role at CIBC&T?
I spent 9 years at Bain & Company, where I was a Manager. I joined CIBC&T in 2016 as a Senior Manager.
On a day-to-day basis, I manage one or several project teams and work hand-in-hand with my internal clients – often at CIB ExCo level – with whom I develop strong relationships. I drive teams, leveraging my consulting experience to bring out-of-the-box ideas and deliver high-quality content. Our strong brand equity and neutral, transversal positioning allow me to add even more value to my clients!
Finally, I also contribute to the growth of our team, helping consultants always be up to the standards of Tier 1 consulting industry.
How would you describe your experience at CIBC&T?
Amazing! I couldn’t be happier. I joined the team 2.5 years ago, and I believe I have made the right move. In a nutshell: I keep growing my managerial skills, I continue to expand my network within the Bank, and I learn new content every day. For example, I recently contributed to the elaboration of the Sustainable Finance strategic initiatives for CIB, which is now a clear priority for the Bank.
What is your favourite thing about the team?
All employees here have a passion for impact and are eager to develop and learn. All this in a friendly atmosphere! This highlights our core value of “bienveillance – exigeance” (caring & demanding), which I think summarizes pretty well our collective mindset. On a more personal note, I really value the emphasis put by our team – and more generally the Bank – on self-development and authenticity. This makes me particularly proud of our team.
Where do you see CIBC&T going?
The team was created 10 years ago and has been constantly growing ever since. It is the perfect example of a successful intrapreneur story.
Our proven track record of more than 500 projects as well as our brand equity within BNP Paribas CIB gives us access to high-stakes projects and loyal clients at Senior Management level. Tomorrow, we will continue to benefit from this privileged positioning, growing our people to further develop our portfolio of methodologies and projects and help CIB make its way within a changing industry.