Senior Consultant, IT Advisory, Insurance About the Opportunity Do you want to engage your mind? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime.
We're looking for Executives to join our team due to the tremendous growth in the IT Advisory, Insurance team.
Team · As a Firm we are on a journey to double the size of our business by 2020. Growing our advisory business is critical to achieving this and consequently we are placing significant investment in growing this part of our Firm · This investment has led to significant growth in our UK Insurance business in recent years and we see significant market opportunities that will enable us to grow further, a key enabler for which is building our team · Much of this is driven by business transformation work but we are also looking to maintain a presence in smaller strategic, advisory work · We are in the middle of major, truly transformational work at several UK, European and Global clients, and our pipeline is equally strong The Role Typically you would be working as part of an engagement team whose remit is to effect business transformation.
Roles vary from engagement to engagement, but are likely to include business analysis, Solution architecture, target operating model design, vendor package selection, implementation management & project management.
Responsibilities: In your role as an Executive you will have responsibility for: · Working effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress · Good stakeholder management of senior client personnel · Assisting in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties · Developing and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel · Building strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services · Assisting in the execution and day to day leadership of a portfolio of client projects · Monitoring and manage client engagement budgets
As part of the Life Technology Enabled Transformation team, you will be involved in: · Ensuring that all Requirement Deliverables are delivered on time to high quality · Managing the requirement team in their activities including Workshop execution, Requirements gathering, User Story Elaboration, Storyboarding, end to end scenarios, etc. · Planning and Estimating - pro-actively estimate, plan, monitor and re-plan resource and activities taking into account agreed financial and time constraints and quality/project objectives · Understanding of Requirement Management in Package Enabled Transformation · Ensure that appropriate traceability is defined, implemented and maintained · Quality Reviews - oversee the implementation of quality review activities within the requirement team in order to ensure the quality of the deliverables produced. · Identify, capture, resolve or escalate risks, issues and assumptions
To be successful in these roles, you will be required to demonstrate the following: Industry Experience · Successful track record in Life, Pensions or Asset Management, gained through working for a Provider directly, a top tier consultancy, a specialist financial services consultancy, a top tier System Integrator or and/or an Outsource provider
Strong understanding of one or more insurance product area: Life Assurance, Pensions, Investments
Good appreciation of current market trends and how these are likely to impact key industry players
Strong understanding of the Life & Pension value chain (from distribution, customer management, manufacturing, reinsurance through to administration - servicing, underwriting claims & maturity)
Track record of successful delivery on large scale technology delivery projects for insurance companies, including Data Migration
· Ability to work with a team and assist them during various phases of development cycle. · Ability to understand and respond to project and customer needs, while working under tight deadlines.
Technical skills and experience:
Functional and Non Functional Requirements
Large scale programme delivery (agile & waterfall)
Life and Pensions Administration systems (Legacy and/or modern)
Process Automation, BPM and Digital Platforms, e.g. Pega, Mobile, Portals
Profile and Skills · Ambition to build / develop a career in EY and our Insurance advisory team · Strong interest and commitment to developing and delivering leading edge solutions · Show potential to develop strong client relationships · Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered · Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines · High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions, and ability to work under pressure · Ability to develop impactful written presentations and participate effectively in meetings with senior clients · Team player who openly supports, encourages and shares knowledge with colleagues · Ability to work under limited supervision ('self starter') in unstructured environments · Excellent graduate level education Qualifications · A first level university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above
About Advisory As part of the Financial Services Advisory team, you'll work with global companies combining your technical expertise, proven consulting skills and industry knowledge to help solve their most complex issues
About EY and our Vision EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service
We have ambitious goals for 2020. Globally, we want to be #1 or #2 in professional services and be the best brand. To achieve this, our teams need to perform at the highest level, and have a relentless focus on delivering the excellent client service that will help us to continue to grow and become the market leader. In this context, your career will develop and grow.
We make sure our people succeed. The networks you build and the experiences you have with us will help define and accelerate the rest of your career. Last year in the UK, nearly 2,000 of our people were promoted or progressed within their grade, and we are significantly increasing the number of partners in the UK. So when you build something better at EY, we make sure you're rewarded.
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