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Sia Partners

Senior Manager – Tech and Data

50 Bridge Street, 2000 Sydney, Australie

Company description

Sia Partners is a specialist Management Consulting firm in 1999 and has grown into a global firm with approximately 2500 employees and annual revenue exceeding $400m. Our culture is strongly orientated towards high-quality expertise and delivering excellent results and outcomes for our clients, which include a wide range of multinational companies. Our global presence and our expertise in more than 30 sectors and services allows us to accompany clients worldwide. Using innovative technologies such as our own in-house apps, social networks, and digital tools, we provide a truly integrated global service. Through Consulting for Good, we put our expertise at the service of our clients' climate objectives and make sustainable development a performance lever for our clients. Our portfolio of offerings is cross-sectors, +60 wide consulting offers and generate 15% of revenues.

Job description

As part of an international and fast-growing community, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Manager within our Financial Services Digital Transformation, Data and Technology team in Sydney, Australia. As part of the team, you will be part of an entrepreneurial team to combine your passion and experience with the Sia Partners global assets and expertise. 

As an experienced financial services technology consultant, you will use your extensive network of connections to acquire new clients and grow the firm. You also have the ability to expand your network to strengthen current relationships and cultivate new ones. 

The ideal candidate will lead sales and delivery engagement with existing clients and identify new opportunities within their network of relationships. You will be comfortable leading proposals, with leadership supervision and team support. You serve as the point of contact to provide industry guidance, strategic direction, and implement best practices for the organization. 

You will be comfortable working with teams in diverse and dynamic environment, solving some of our clients’ most challenging problems. 



  • Lead and deliver projects, including project and team management. Provides support to clients on complex issues or in difficult situations; leads strategic meetings, and shares knowledge and know-how 
  • Leading delivery projects with Financial Services clients on a wide range on topics such as: 
    • M&A technology due diligence and post-merger integrations 
    • Core systems replacement, renewal and implementation 
    • Technology, Data and AI strategy, architecture and roadmap development, in alignment with corporate strategy   
    • Technology evangelist and innovator across the industry and technology landscape to ensure alignment with emerging and leading-edge technology. 
    • Cloud strategy, architecture and migration, including implementation and integration with third-party solutions. 
    • Machine learning, AI and statistics, including developing predictive models of decision making, supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms, econometrics, forecasting, quantitative diagnosis. 
    • Waterfall, scaled agile and technology product delivery 
  • Lead project estimating, maintaining project metrics, and commercial management 
  • Time management, problem solving, use of tools and methodologies, explanation of ideas, meeting management, team collaboration, and proficient handling of client relationships  
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. 

Business Expertise 

  • Play a pivotal role in the cultivation of expertise, serves as a technology subject matter expert and represents Sia Partners 
  • Play a key role in the development of new strategic solutions (squads), and contributes valuable insights and perspectives to enhance the efficacy of the organization’s strategic decision-making process 

Business Development 

  • Actively engaged in go-to-market, origination, creating awareness, building the brand, and increasing reputational capital of Sia Partners 
  • Use market presence and personal network within the Australia Market to support business development and expand trusted relationships 
  • Identify opportunities for new business and lead bid teams to deliver innovative proposals 
  • Supporting the development of new offers that leverage and expand upon Sia Partners global technology, data and AI solutions, partnerships and platforms (e.g., SIA GPT) 
  • Develop strong vendor relations across the local and national market with key vendor technologies including Microsoft, SAP, Snowflake, Oracle and AWS. 
  • Providing technical advisory and support with business development activities and sales. 
  • Providing sales opportunities through vendor relations and technology based market activation strategies. 

People Management 

  • Provide career management to team members, including establishing goals, coaching and evaluation to establish a high-performance team  
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members 
  • Support recruitment to select outstanding candidates, and support their successful onboarding into the team 


  • Deliver on a range of client assignments, usually as part of an on-site project team (some travel may be required) 
  • Manage portfolio of work from small to large projects, developing and maintaining trusted relationships with key client stakeholders  


  • Assist in developing thought leadership and building solutions and methods 
  • Develop exceptional trusted advisor relationships with our clients 
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality technical offerings 
  • Build on the Sia Partners culture of Excellence, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Teamwork, Care & Support and Wellbeing within the practice and our people  
  • Lead internal corporate initiatives 
  • Manage team of resources to deliver high-quality work products 
  • Apply strategic and critical thinking to develop recommendations that address client challenges 

Specific areas of expertise: 

A proven track record of managing the formulation and delivery of end-to-end digital transformation, data, AI, IT advisory and/or enterprise technology projects in Financial Services. The ability to lead teams in a project is a critical skill required in our clients projects. 

Desirable experience in one or many of the following: 

  • Programme, portfolio and project management 
  • Data Privacy / Data Protection 
  • Financial Crime / Fraud Technology  
  • ESG and Sustainability Technology Delivery 
  • KYB/KYC technology and data platform 
  • Hyperscaler cloud platform delivery 
  • JIRA / Confluence or similar agile tooling experience 


  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field. Advanced studies / Post graduate qualifications are advantageous. 
  • 8+ years of client-facing management consulting and financial services experience with an emphasis on technology strategy and delivery projects 
  • Qualifications /Certificates such as Project Management,  AML/CTF, Risk Management is desirable 
  • At least 8 years of prior experience pior experience in professional services is preferred. Technology, data and AI delivery experience is essential 

Additional information

Why work at Sia Partners? 

Sia Partners is a next-generation globally integrated management consultancy. 

We are on a journey to reinvent client service by embedding digital and AI into design. We believe this is the smart, and indeed only way to drive better, faster and more effective regulatory compliance, transformation and innovation.  

We deploy at scale by sourcing, nurturing and equipping global teams to achieve your vision. 

We accelerate transformation through Sia Partners assets, guilds and global alliances. We believe that technology is a critical enabler of transformation. We embed data, AI, cyber and design thinking to transform how consulting is delivered. 

We bring proven yet innovative ways of working to bring leading edge thinking to you, including SiaXperience, Heka.AI, Uside, Latham Biopharm. 

For the last 25 years Sia Partners has been working with leading companies across the word and within Australia to solve their most complex problems. Approximately 3000 smart, insightful and practical consultants bring globally-leading assets, skills and ways of working to solve our clients most complex problems and groundbreaking transformation programs. 

As a private business focused on growth, Sia Partners continually invests in developing people and the innovative solutions we build to bring to clients. As a high growth and privately owned business, we invest in innovative solutions and in skills development to bring pioneering solutions to the toughest client problems. You will have an entrepreneurial spirit to design and apply these solutions at scale, whilst having fun with a smart and committed team. 

We do this through the ‘Sia Village’ and our ‘Intellectual Property Guilds’. our integrated ‘Sia Village’. This is about bringing out the best in ourselves in collaboration with the wider Sia Partners community. It is focused on delivering excellence, entrepreneurship, innovation, teamwork, support and work-life balance. We have open knowledge sharing, an innovation culture with a focus on development and progression of our people. Working together allows us to challenge one-another and, as a result, raise the bar in our commitment to excellence both individually and collectively. This is activated through the Sia Institute for internal training and development. Sia Partners’ talent development supports international mobility, career path progression and tailor-made training programs.  

In addition to solving some of the most complex client challenges, Sia Partners provides the opportunity to participate in Sia Teams and Guilds to develop thought leadership and assets (including the Sia.GPT AI offerings). 

Sia Partners is an equal opportunities employer, overseen by our global diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging community. This is embedded in our ‘Consulting for Good’ approach. 

Sia Partners operates in 45 offices across 19 countries, supporting over 1,000 clients in their most challenging programs of work. Sia has operated in Perth for over 20 years, and is now expanding to the East Coast. 

In Australia, Sia Partners primarily operates in Financial Services, Utilities, Government, Mining and Energy industries. 

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.