Operations Consulting Manager (Insurance sector)

PwC

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Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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A career within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability.

Responsibilities

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand


Essential skills required:
  • Operations Transformation Programme experience. With significant knowledge of the Insurance market, across life, non-life, general insurance or London Markets (specialism in individual sectors will be considered)

  • Technical experience, including understanding of process optimisation techniques and technologies (e.g. robotic process automation), operating model transformation and sourcing models

  • Developed solutions to operational challenges utilising significant knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

    • Business solution architecture design

    • Demonstrate strong influencing styles 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;

    • A track record in sales and delivery in complex and multi-vendor projects;

Desirable skills required:
  • Analytical Skills - Identifying and diagnosing client issues through rigorous analysis, including data analytics, rather than selling PwC solutions;

  • Experience of lean methodologies for process/cost optimisation;

  • Experience of operating vision definition; and

  • Familiarity with core insurance systems and data concepts

Additional information
  • Opportunity for working from home? Absolutely, though typically client / project dependent

  • Amount of time client based? Variable, 60-70% of time

  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home? Yes, though flexible arrangements typical

  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Absolutely, though typically client / project dependent

Consulting

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.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

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.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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