Business Consultant


We ask

  • An entrepreneurial attitude
  • A customer centric focus
  • Collaborative skills

We offer

  • Challenging work
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions
  • In charge of personal development


  • Building a future proof bank
  • A diverse and inclusive culture
  • Extensive internal career opportunities

Business Consultant

At a glance

The UK COO Office provides business support functions to the business lines and functions present in the UK, with the goal of enabling the smooth and efficient running of the organisation.

The UK COO Department is accountable for IT services (Platforms and Technology and Information Security) in combination with the central I&T Dept. The department is responsible for procurement services, on-shore 
business operations, buildings, facilities management and business continuity planning and co-ordination.

Your job

 The Business Consultant works in close co-operation with the UK COO and the associated head office functions and has the following responsibilities:


  •  Undertake projects and change activities in support of the UK Strategy as directed by the UK COO
  •  Support the UK COO with day-to-day administrative activities including: 
    •  preparing presentations
    •  creating (progress) reports for UK committees (UK Exco, UK Riskco etc)
    •  coordinating, planning and tracking actions
  •  Create the annual plan for the UK COO Dept, monitor and report progress
  •  Plan, organise and co-ordinate multiple committees; schedule, prepare meetings, minute and monitor follow up of actions 
  •  Act as the local contact for UK Travel related queries, responsible for communicating travel matters to all staff and ensuring policy compliance 
  •  Act as a linking pin between strategic themes, projects and initiatives between head office and the UK
  •  Manage and co-ordinate Insurance cover for UK entities
  •  Co-ordinate policy and procedure updates for the UK COO Dept
  •  Act as business continuity officer for the UK entities
  •  Undertake risk tracking ensuring management systems are updated with evidence of adherence

Your working environment

ABN AMRO is an enterprising bank with a primary focus on Northwest Europe. We serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. We are also present internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.

At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.

Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.

We concentrate on our three strategic pillars:

  • Support our clients transition to sustainability
  • Reinvent the customer experience
  • Build a future-proof bank

Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It's only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO's culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.

ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:

  • Corporate and Institutional Banking which includes Corporate Banking, Clearing, Global Markets - Sales & Trading and Financial Institutions 
  • Commercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services

Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 people in the UK.

Your profile

  • Experience of working within Financial Services – preferably with exposure to IT & Operations functions 
  • Educated to Degree level
  • Excellent analytical capabilities
  • Excellent communicative skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent team player
  • Good analytical thinking skills
  • Advanced planning and organizing skills
  • Comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and different business areas
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrable change implementation skills
  • Demonstrable executive reporting and communication skills

What we offer

Joining ABN AMRO means working on meaningful projects. Projects that have an impact on our clients. Working with a wide range of people with different backgrounds, opinions and ideas. In the UK, in the Netherlands or elsewhere in our international network. We offer an environment where you will be challenged on a daily basis - professionally as well as on a personal level - so that you can grow to become the professional you want to be.


We have identified that the following types of flexible working may be suitable for this role in principle. 

Any requests will be determined in line with our Flexible Working Policy:

Type of Flexible Working      Likely to be suitable
Job Sharing                             Yes
Flexitime                                  Yes
Unpaid leave                            Yes
Staggered hours                       Yes


Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.

For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner,, +44 203 192 9342.

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