Project manager at big 4, 9 YOE (7 in consulting), been approached for AVP corp strategy/in-house management consulting role at a major bank (ex. Barclays, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse etc...), is this role too junior?

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You can’t determine that by a title, you can’t generalize it. Look at the comp and career growth opp it offers you in comparison to your current firm.

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Yeah I think you’re in the VP level with that experience

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YOE is like a senior AVP about to become VP. Not necessarily a VP. You could talk to the manager before joining about VP promotion in a year or two

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Yeah it seems junior

They will probably all they can to not give you the VP title

I also used to work at a bank

From the outset, sounds junior. Agree to compare against comp

Definitely too junior. Ask what Band it's in, at a minimum you should be Band 5, you could argue for band 4.

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