EY Advisory Services Manager - Financial Services - Performance Improvement - Insurance Operations - Underwriting in New York, New York

Title: Advisory Services Manager - Financial Services - Performance Improvement - Insurance Operations - Underwriting

Location: US-NY-New York

Job Number: NEW00IBN

In a world where sustaining performance has never been more important, our clients look to us for answers. As an Underwriting Insurance Manager, within the Financial Services Office (FSO) you’ll embody our Performance Improvement (PI) services, helping our clients grow and translate their strategy into reality. It’s a highly varied area, so whether you’re interested in underwriting, product, policy or billing you’ll always have an opportunity to work on something new while building from your past experiences.

The opportunity

You will be a part of EY’s purpose of building a better working world, teaming with other FSO professionals and our clients to solve the most complex challenges. Whether developing a target operating model, defining he Property and Casualty insurance product architecture, defining the future state capability maturity, or creating functional requirements, all of our services are provided through our service line delivery methodology. We have the opportunity to provide exceptional client service in every client encounter by bringing the full suite of permitted services to our client responsively. By using relevant service line, area and sector insights, account teams can convert more opportunities into EY engagements and continue winning in the market.

Qualifications:

Your key responsibilities

You’re likely to spend most of your time on operational aspects of client business. That means developing an in-depth understanding of our clients’ unique needs and goals, before developing meaningful improvement insights. You’ll also need to communicate effective new strategies with your team. You may be also involved in developing enablement plans and in their subsequent delivery to bring the strategies to life. Since you’ll regularly be onsite with our clients, a significant amount of out-of-town travel will be involved in this role.

Skills and attributes for success

· Collaborating, leading, mentoring and coaching team members and delegating relevant responsibilities to Performance Improvement team colleagues

· Building strong external relationships and promoting business opportunities to other areas of the business

· Anticipating our clients’ needs and provide compelling strategic insights by constantly updating and sharing your consumer industry knowledge on the latest trends and leading practices

· Great communication and influencing skills

· Responding to complex issues in a wide range of subjects including consolidation, margin pressure, rising commodity prices, new regulations, global competition and breaking into new markets

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in Property and Casualty (P&C) underwriting commercial lines or specialty lines are preferred; Consulting experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise teams of business advisors through all phases of the project lifecycle, including requirements definition, process and prose creation, business re-engineering, application mapping

  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation, client service and business writing and consulting skills, coupled with a strong interest in further designing, developing and integrating business operations and technology

  • Ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, property and casualty insurance industry practices, and new application technologies

  • A valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness and ability to travel internationally

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with the following vendor products: FirstBest, Adaptik PolicyWriter, Accenture DuckCreek, Guidewire Policy, Pegasystems

What we look for

If you’re a natural leader, with a talent for answering and communicating complex client problems, we’re interested in you. You’ll need to be great at influencing people, ready to listen and confident in challenging the status quo. If you’ve a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve their full potential, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

· Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

· Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

· The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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