Capco is a global technology and management consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. We combine innovative thinking with unrivalled industry knowledge, to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, transformation delivery and managed services to move their organizations forward.

  • We specialize in banking, capital markets, wealth and asset management and insurance
  • We have a collaborative and efficient approach
  • We help our clients innovate, increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs
  • We serve our clients from 27 offices across the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific

We focus on hiring the best talent, offering on the job and classroom training, and giving our employees the opportunity to be creative, agile and entrepreneurial.

Programme Manager – Core Banking 80-100% (f/m/d)

Role Overview

The Programme Manager is responsible for successful delivery of new large complex client programmes or projects or rescuing existing programmes/projects. Such Programmes include technology, business change and service transformation. 

The role requires the ability to manage and lead programmes/projects, their inter-dependencies and any risks/issues that may arise and develop with client an agreed course of action to ensure delivery and quality of the programmes. The Programme Manager is responsible for overall delivery assurance, integrity and coherence of the programme by developing and maintaining a programme environment capable of supporting each delivery phase.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and designing the programme. Proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective actions as appropriate
  • Defining the programme governance structure
  • Developing or utilising existing benefit tracking mechanisms including sign up to business benefits
  • Quality assurance and overall integrity of the programme – focusing inwardly on the internal consistency of the programme; and outwardly on its coherence with infrastructure planning, interfaces with other programmes and corporate technical and specialist standards
  • Ability to deliver multiple projects using a variety of methodologies within the same programme
  • Managing the programme’s budget, monitoring the expenditures and costs against delivered and realised benefits
  • Facilitating the appointment of individuals to the project delivery teams
  • Ensuring that the delivery of new products or services from the projects is to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and programme governance arrangements
  • Ensuring that there is efficient allocation of common resources and skills within the project portfolio
  • Managing third party contributions and costs to the programme
  • Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with key client stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Responsible for multiple delivery 2+ year programmes
  • Helping grow Capco’s client and project pipeline
  • Leading RFPs and RFIs


  • Successful delivery of large-scale programmes within Banking or Capital Markets and ideally gained within a consulting firm
  • Project management skills with experience in implementing banking systems such as: Avaloq, Temenos T24, Triple A Plus, etc.
  • Deep understanding of banking requirements and processes, specifically in the Private Wealth Management space
  • Presenting to Executive boards and dealing with difficult and demanding stakeholders
  • Remaining calm under pressure and think clearly to address difficult problems such as budget over run, initial poor estimating and benefits management
  • Ability to turn round difficult relationships and build trusted relationships
  • Working effectively with third party suppliers by building good relationships but also to control them to deliver and take ownership of their issues
  • Turning dysfunctional delivery teams in to performing teams that can deliver
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Very strong and effective leadership and communications skills
  • Experience in at least 3 of the following: Service Delivery, Application Management, Application Delivery or Business Change
  • Previous Financial Services (Capitals Markets, Banking) and commercial experience
  • Consulting experience
  • Extensive experience in building new client relationships
  • Experience leading RFPs and RFIs

?Additional Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Sound knowledge of programme planning and control techniques
  • Demonstrable experience of large scale budget and resource allocation responsibility
  • Sufficient gravitas and credibility to advise other project teams on the impact they will have on the programme
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to positively and sensitively work with senior stakeholders
  • Strong relationship management skills, with the ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems
  • Necessary previous experience in similar position to assume the responsibilities of the role
  • Proactive
  • Team Player
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise
  • 100% travel to client site is required
  • Eligible to work in Switzerland
  • Fluency in French is an absolute must


You will work on exciting projects and help key players in the industry to shape a successful future.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning and training opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work directly with senior partners and clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Rahel Meyer (Recruiter) rahel.meyer@capco.com

Applications via e-mail will not be taken into consideration.

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