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Senior Manager - Consultant in Financial Services - Insurance

  • Zurich, Switzerland
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Job #: 44076
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we are among the fastest growing technology firms globally with over 28’000 employees, 200 clients and offices in more than 88 locations and 25 countries. We adopt a global growth strategy, thinking and acting like start-ups, working in multidisciplinary teams and delivering results. We help our customers be more competitive by delivering solutions through best-in-class engineering combined with strategy, design, consulting and innovation services. Furthermore, we have financial strength and are publicly listed (NYSE: EPAM).

We enable our clients’ business transformation by engaging multi-disciplinary teams who combine deep business expertise with design thinking, world-class engineering, modern operations practices and leading tools and frameworks for optimizing performance. We are Digital Orchestrators and we deliver Agile transformation at scale.

We are passionate consultants, designers, architects and engineers who enable our customers to be competitive and disruptive in the marketplace through innovative technology solutions while helping them to navigate successfully through multiple waves of technology change.

EPAM Systems recruits exceptionally talented people who have a passion for, take pride in their work, and are motivated in delivering results relentlessly. We believe that every one of our employees makes a difference and contributes to the momentum that moves us ahead in achieving our goals.

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The position is within the Financial Services Consulting Wealth Management & Insurance Practice based out of Zurich. As part of our strategic growth, we are looking for experienced consultant practitioners in the financial services / insurance sector who are aspiring to join a vibrant, growing business and dynamic team culture, which still processes a pragmatic “start-up” mindset within an established global firm. Within Financial Services Consulting having an Insurance sector focus, you help support the insurance consulting practice build-out and delivery across the project cycle from pre-sale opportunities (e.g. contributing to proposal development preparation and pursuits) to execution of successful services “pull-through” capability for EPAM insurance clients. This means contributing to identifying additional EPAM services beyond consulting-led engagements such as UI/UX-service design, digital transformation, business-driven technology and software engineering services, and intelligent automation/robotics.

You would expect to leverage your subject matter expertize in the insurance domain and possess an in-depth background in external consulting skillsets with hands-on transformational experience. The role is primarily focused with full cycle project delivery and faces off to key client contacts, SME’s plus support managing client relationships. You would be entrusted with project stream-level responsibilities/specific areas within larger programs and responsible for producing and overseeing high quality deliverables.

The role is based in Zurich with travel foreseen primarily within Europe and abroad depending on client work and/or as required across the firm for supporting business activities.

Requirements

  • Minimum 7+ years in relevant combined industry and consulting experience with at least 3 years at a Manager grade as an external consultant. Consulting experience with “Big-4” Advisory and/or reputable consultancy boutiques/system integrators with an insurance business domain focus is a pre-requisite
  • Possess strong understanding of specific insurance domain knowledge specializations such as business/IT architecture capability & Operating models, front-end client portals, front-to-back processes, policy & claims management, risk management and modelling, compliance, and corporate functions, digitalization solutions, key regulatory awareness and changes etc
  • Project experience in business-led technology transformational project credentials is a pre-requisite to the role
  • Bachelor's/master's degree from an accredited university
  • Strong ability to support with developing innovative and multi-disciplinary solutions working with various teams across dispersed teams and cultures is vital
  • Knowledge of/ experience in digital innovation, customer experience, “InsurTech/FinTech” eco-systems and advising on market dynamics would be desirable
  • Robust project management methodology skills (i.e. Waterfall/Agile) applied within multi-disciplinary project environments are expected. Furthermore, brings typical external consultant skillsets such as requirements engineering, process design, workshop facilitation, project planning, change management
  • Strong abilities to support pre-sales and account management teams with contributing domain expertize and methodology know-how, preparing proposals, and building out value proposition presentations/solution offerings
  • In-depth experience with multi-stakeholder change management across the project cycle activities
  • Sound knowledge of the Swiss insurance players/sector as well as awareness of the wider global market dynamics would be a definite asset (in particular, pan-European)
  • Familiar with a network of industry professionals and preferably is recognized by a number of clients/potential clients. Demonstrates the potential to leverage these relationships along business development / project activities
  • Ability to lead project steams within a matrix setup combined with high emotional intelligence
  • Strong team player skills and working under pressure/deadlines within multi-stakeholder environments while dealing with ambiguity. Entrusted to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to manage and ensure high quality deliverables are produced. Build key stakeholder relationships & help synthesize recommendations
  • Advanced communication, presentation, facilitation, MS-Office & VISIO, organizational, and planning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Fluency in spoken German is required. Our global corporate working language is English

We offer

  • Dynamic non-hierarchical environment with a start-up mindset flair
  • Be part of a fast-growing business with transformation inscribed in its DNA
  • Opportunity to grow within a strategically vital part of the business
  • Cross-sector experience exchange with colleagues in global locations
  • Competitive compensation depending on contribution, experience and skills
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews
  • Opportunities to develop within an entrepreneurial approach
  • Open, informal team working environment
  • Flexible delivery-oriented working schedule

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of EPAM Systems Inc., are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

EPAM Systems, Inc. participates in eVerify.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will not begin until EPAM Systems receives and approves the results of the background check.

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