Automated Solutions Product Design Lead
Swiss Re
London, GB
2d ago

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient.

We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients.

This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

About the Role

This is a fantastic new role as part of the Solution Delivery Team to make a real difference in how we elevate our product suite to meet the constantly evolving requirements in todays marketplace.

This role will work very closely with our Business Architecture and IT functions to translate our strategic concepts into effective solution designs across our platform.

With our Product Management team, you will look across our entire set of business services and solution strategies and provide strategic and consistent design direction.

In collaboration with our internal partners and product management teams, some of the key areas of ownership would include :

  • Developing a consistent and detailed target architecture covering business, technical, data and enterprise concepts.
  • Agreeing the architecture roadmap and aligning with product strategies and value-creation whilst ensuring delivery.
  • Finding new and innovative approaches and technologies to enable our vision including partnerships and insure-tech options.
  • Translating business concepts into solution designs from the product level up to the overall eco-system level.
  • Ensuring appropriate measures and checks are in place to assure design consistency and efficiency.
  • Imbuing a culture of client-centric and effective solution design thinking and methods across the team
  • We have ambitious and innovative growth objectives over the coming years and this role is instrumental in making them real as you can see from the above!

    About the Team

    The Automated Solutions team is a diverse group, passionate about creating market leading solutions that provide tangible benefits to our clients.

    You can expect to join a group of people with phenomenal team spirit where innovative thinking and agile delivery is core to our approach.

    We have team members across the globe and encourage self-forming teams to innovate, develop new insights and solutions, and play with modern processes and technology.

    Our team members benefit from a collaborative culture, open dialogue, strong engagement and are empowerment to try new things.

    It is a great time to join our growing team as we set out to deliver on our results-oriented ambitions.

    About You

    Are you someone who can translate a vision into specific actions? Do you enjoy motivating others to follow your ideas? If so, this would be a great role for you!

    Internally, we work as a collaborative distributed team, building on each other's successes. On the market we want to excel and aim to be clearly the number 1 vs any competition.

    As well as this work approach and drive to succeed, you will also :

  • Have demonstrable experience driving the design and strategy for a number of client facing solutions
  • Be equally comfortable interacting with business leaders and technology partners
  • Be able to demonstrate how you understand the importance of IT to business and provide real examples of where you have made this real
  • Have experience designing and developing fully-fledged target model designs for complex business and technology products
  • Have lead the thinking on how to handle data across all dimensions to unlock its full business value - from acquisition to governance and analytics
  • Be very articulate and able to convincingly explain your ideas in a way that people understand and find convincing
  • Love innovating and stay close to new topics and methodologies which can benefit your business
  • Take a long-term view and translate it into an achievable journey
  • Enjoy working with a diverse and distributed team across the world
  • In short, you will show that you are a standout colleague able to harness their own ideas and those of others to develop and deliver convincing and impactful change.

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