Lean Consultant - Strategy Execution & Implementation (hay 10)


We vragen

  • 5+ jaar
  • Een procesmatige aanpak
  • Analytische skills

We bieden

  • € 4.823 - € 6.890 pm
  • Een uitgebreid arbeidsvoorwaardenpakket
  • Regie op eigen ontwikkeling

Waarom ABN AMRO?

  • Bouwen aan de bank van de toekomst
  • Een diverse en inclusieve cultuur
  • Veel interne doorgroeimogelijkheden

Lean Consultant - Strategy Execution & Implementation (hay 10)

At a glance

Looking for a role that offers plenty of variety and challenges? As a Lean Consultant at ABN AMRO Bank, you'll work on everything from small process optimizations to strategic cross-chain improvement projects. With a focus on improving customer and employee satisfaction, realizing cost savings, and increasing revenue streams, you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact on our organization.

Your job

As a Lean Consultant, you base conclusions and results on data. We analyse that data, look for connections and root causes in order to achieve truly impactful results. In addition, you will use project management skills to set up the right (DMAIC) structure and to create a schedule that ensures that deadlines are met. 
You are often responsible for projects from start to finish and liaise with all parties involved to ensure that the organisation is supported. Ultimately, you ensure the correct implementation of the change together with the business owner. Your role will be different every time. From initiating, to implementing and evaluating; You do it all.

You will do various projects: from smaller process optimizations to strategic projects in which the Lean capability is used for analyses and structure. This usually involves cross-chain improvement projects in which you guide and advise Senior Management in their challenges. You can count on your team: you always do projects together with colleagues within ever-changing project teams. You perform analyses to determine the potential for improvement. This improvement potential can focus on improving customer /employee satisfaction, realising cost savings or increasing future revenue streams.

As a Lean Consultant, you will work on, for example:

  • Improving the throughput time and processing time within the Credit origination process 
  • Designing a process to capture and use ESG data, enabling us to provide specific ESG advice to Corporate Banking clients
  • Designing the setup, roles & responsibilities and way of working for new/heavily changing departments

Working environment

Strategy Execution & Implementation (SE&I) is a centre of expertise within the COO office of ABN Amro. SE&I consists of a large team of professionals who are highly skilled on Program, Project, Change, Implementation management and Lean Six Sigma consultancy. Next to these competencies, they have specific knowledge of client units and domains of the bank. SE&I enables the bank in managing and executing both strategic and regulatory driven change. By taking End to end ownership - don’t stop until the change is embedded in the organization - they realize effective and efficient change with proven impact and thereby increasing the bank’s execution power on change and ‘Making Strategy Work’.

As a Lean Consultant you will functionally be part of the Sales & Operational Excellence Consultancy team within the SE&I unit within the COO office. You will be working closely together with other (lean) consultants, the P&C departments globally (e.g. Management Control & Regulations and the regional P&C departments), the various client segments (e.g. Commercial Clients and Corporate & Institutional Clients), products (e.g. Financing Solutions and ABF) and other (external) stakeholders (e.g. IT, Risk and Finance) to manage the change process.

Your profile

  • Lean or lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • At least 6 years of experience in Lean (Six Sigma) projects with proven impact
  • Able to coach (less) experienced colleagues
  • Excellent communicator who can act as a natural (informal) leader
  • Outgoing, a personality who can act on several levels and being an experienced sparring partner for senior management
  • Strong analytical, presentation and consultancy skills
  • Easily translate a holistic view in concrete actions
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (speaking and writing)

We are offering

Making Strategy Work!

  • The gross monthly salary (max. Eur. 7.303)  displayed above is based on a 36-hour work week, including vacation pay and benefit budget. 40-hour work week is also possible. Salary scaling is based on knowledge, experience and the potential you bring.
  • 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.
  • Personal development Budget of € 1,000 per year, which you can accumulate up to € 3,000.
  • Possibility to work from home (in consultation with your team).
  • An annual public transport pass with free public transportation throughout the Netherlands.
  • An excellent pension scheme.


Please apply online and we will contact you. For additional information, you may contact Anthony Beaumont (Anthony.Beaumont@nl.abnamro.com) or Bart Hulst (Bart.Hulst@nl.abnamro.com)

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. No unsolicited services or offers, please.

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