Manager, Life Insurance, Technology Enabled Transformation Manager, Life Insurance, Technology Enabled  …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Manager, Life Insurance, Technology Enabled Transformation
The Opportunity

Do you want to engage your mind? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime.

We're looking for Managers to join our Life Insurance team due to the tremendous growth.

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.

· 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

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.

Your key responsibilities

In your role as a Manager you will have responsibility for:
· Managing and leading project teams or workstreams as part of larger projects,
· Being responsible for high quality delivery on a client assignment, usually as part of an on-site project team
· Demonstrating knowledge and experience in one or more market areas and technical skills
· Building long term trusted advisor relationships with our clients
· Identifying and pursuing opportunities for new business
· Aiding proposals and bid teams
· Assisting in developing EY solutions and supporting tools and methods
· Supporting EY practice and people development activities (e.g. recruitment, away days)
· Liaising with service line teams, account teams and functional specialists

As part of the Life Technology Enabled Transformation team, you will be involved in:
· Shaping and defining large transformations programme's
· Defining and ensuring the implementation of the Solution Architecture, ensuring all Architecture deliverables are delivered on time to a high quality
· Ensuring that all Requirement Deliverables are delivered on time to high quality
· Ensure that the Solution Architecture is proven and all significant technical risks are mitigated
· Support and Mentoring the technical team to excel in the completion of their assigned activities and to further develop their own capabilities
· Ensuring that any 3rd parties deliver value to the programme

Skills and attributes for success
  • Ambition to build / develop a career in EY and our Insurance advisory team
  • Strong interest and commitment to developing and delivering leading edge solutions
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders and manage cross functional projects
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience
  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered
  • Experience of developing propositions that are current and relevant to our clients
  • Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under limited supervision ('self starter') in unstructured environments
· A first level university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above
To qualify for the role you must have
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 and Pensions value chain (from distribution, customer management, manufacturing, reinsurance through to administration - servicing, underwriting, claims & maturity)
  • Strong background in Solution architecture, including development of end to end solution blueprints for large scale Insurance technology programmes
  • Track record of successful delivery on large scale technology delivery projects for insurance companies, including Data Migration
Technical skills and experience:
  • Solution architecture (Business, Functional, Technical)
  • Data architecture
  • Integration architecture
  • 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
  • IT Strategy
Ideally, you'll also have
  • 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 and leader who openly supports, encourages and shares knowledge with colleagues
What we look for
  • Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
  • Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
  • Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral

What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

· Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
· Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
· The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a b etter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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