Senior Consultant - (FS) Tech Insurance - London
Ernst & Young Global Limited
London, England, United Kingdom
2d ago

Insurance Technology - Senior Consultant

About the Opportunity

Are you good at seeing the big picture? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime.

We are looking for Senior Consultant join our team as we are looking for fresh ideas and innovative minds to assist with a number of projects in the IT industry.


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

Responsibilities :

In your role as a Senior Consultant you will have responsibility for :

  • Work on large technology implementations and integration projects from either a business or technical perspective with knowledge of requirements gathering and process definition;
  • Ensuring that all Requirement Deliverables are delivered on time to high quality, investigate business scenarios and identify options for operational improvements, in accordance with organisation objectives;
  • Identify, capture, resolve or escalate risks, issues and assumptions;
  • Clearly communicate, work with onshore / offshore teams and client as required to deliver effectively

    Based on experience leading a scrum team / workstream within a larger programme delivery; pro-actively estimating, planning and monitoring both resource and activities taking into account agreed financial and time constraints and quality / project objectives

  • Working effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress;
  • Prioritizing objectives and contributing to project planning and status reporting;
  • Developing and maintaining productive working relationships with client personnel;
  • Building strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services;
  • Contributing to knowledge management within our IT Advisory practice;
  • Ensure the quality of deliverables of your junior team is consistent with our standards, providing support and training where required.

    Role requirements

    To be successful in these roles, you will be required to demonstrate the following :

  • Successful track record in the Insurance Industry, mainly GI, from a Policy admin or Claims perspective, and Life gained through a top tier consultancy, a specialist financial services consultancy and / or a top tier insurer organisation;
  • Work on large technology implementations from a business or technical perspective with knowledge of requirements gathering and process definition;
  • Understanding of Requirement Management in Technology Enabled Transformation;
  • Strong problem solving and design skills;
  • Track record of business transformation programme delivered in Agile or similar methodology;
  • Ability to understand and respond to project and customer needs, while working under tight deadlines;
  • Skills and experience :

    Strong understanding of the insurance operations and value chain (from distribution, customer management, through to administration -

  • servicing, underwriting & claims management);
  • Experience with analysis of business processes, process re-engineering to improve efficiency and quality;
  • Good stakeholder management of senior client personnel;
  • Good appreciation of current market trends and how these are likely to impact key industry players;
  • Desired working knowledge of Insurance platforms such as Guidewire, Fadata, SAP Claims Management, TIA, Duckcreek;
  • Strong understanding of the insurance core platforms in terms of UI, Data Model and Integration

    Experience with Agile methodology; #LI-P


    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

    Ability to commit to a high level of travel

    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. #LI-P

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