4 months ago
Who we are looking for
PwC is looking for new Technology Insurance Directors within our Insurance focused Technology Consulting team. We are looking for people with skills in Claims and/or Core systems transformation and also people with broader technology enabled insurance transformation experience.
The increased focus on transparency within the marketplace and ever-increasing regulatory requirements need to be addressed in parallel. Our Financial Services (FS) client base covers a breadth of FTSE100 organisations covering Retail and Commercial Banking, Capital markets, Insurance and Investment Management (I&IM). In the current economic climate, organisations are increasingly turning to PwC for advice on leveraging their business operations and sustainably developing their organisations in response to market opportunities.
About the role
Within the field of Technology Consulting this is a senior level appointment for a Director to be responsible for:
. building relationships with our key Insurance clients;
. identifying client needs and proposing solutions to them;
. leading the delivery of projects;
. being part of the leadership team in the Consulting I&IM practice; and
The ideal candidate would be interested in progressing their career to the next level with an aim of becoming a candidate for partnership in an average two to four year timescale.
. Must have extensive experience & network within the financial services and particularly insurance industry;
. A working knowledge of the application and solution architecture choices within the insurance technology landscape;
. Recent experience of core package configuration and integration;
. An accomplished practitioner in helping insurance clients construct application, solution and enterprise architectures
. Understanding of cost-to-serve models
. Practical experience of SDLCs and delivery models including iterative / RAD approaches
. Excellent interpersonal skills & networking ability to develop and nurture contacts;
. Individual, Social and Business Interaction - Flexible in using a range of influencing styles in order to build strong sustainable relationships, and demonstrating the firm's values;
. Business acumen to identify client's real business needs which PwC can satisfy;
. First class delivery skills of large, complex and multi-vendor projects;
. Personal and Professional Development - Committed to seeking and acting on feedback and learning opportunities;
. A track record of sales and delivery within a similar environment.
. Business Skills - Understanding our client's business and showing strong commercial acumen in the seeking out of opportunities and the winning of work;
. Delivery Skills - The ability to use our industry and technical skills to better deliver practical solutions that are valued by the client, for instance the shaping and delivery of Service Oriented Architecture solutions;
. Analytical Skills - Identifying and diagnosing client issues through rigorous analysis, including data analytics, rather than selling PwC solutions; and
. Technical Skills - Knowledge of a subset of key packages used in the insurance industry - e.g. Life & Pensions administration systems, General Insurance administration systems, London Markets systems, Salesforce.com, Pega etc)
In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients' business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries - everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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