EY Guidewire Manager (f/m) for Performance Improvement / EMEIA Financial Services in Basel in Basel, Switzerland

Guidewire Manager (f/m) for Performance Improvement / EMEIA Financial Services in Basel

Advisory

Requisition # BAS0002Z

Post Date Sep 05, 2018

We are looking for a Guidewire Manager (f/m) for Performance Improvement / EMEIA Financial Services in Basel in the Operations Competency

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Visit us at http://www.ey.com/CH/en/Careers

Our Financial Services Organization is the only Big 4 firm with functional and cross-country specialization in the financial services sector, we offer our customers all over the world seamless, consistent and high quality services.

Our Advisory business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs and financial management. Performance Improvement within FSO Advisory is part of an exciting journey to help Financial Services clients solve difficult business issues in areas ranging from Strategy, Customer, Operations and Finance to technology adaption and system implementation. Therefore, we are looking for an experienced, team-oriented, motivated and committed Guidewire Manager to further strengthen our practice in our Operations Competency within the FSO Advisory Performance Improvement team in Basel .

Tasks that you promote

  • Advise clients on a variety of business process services that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities

  • Be part of a multinational team and work in cross functional projects for leading companies in the financial services landscape

  • Be part of the design, acquisition and build of large scale business transformation projects with a focus on Technology within the Insurance sector.

  • Manage project teams through all phases of the technology enablement life cycle; Lend specific subject matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project, helping to give specificity to the appropriate architecture, data model, and system design and interfacing requirements

  • Work closely together with colleagues from other Performance Improvement competencies and other Sub-Service Lines within FSO Advisory in order to drive integrated solution development, deliver end-to-end transformations and broaden our service offerings within the Operations competency

  • Take ownership early-on for leading small team for Learning, Service Development and Account Management

  • Team with client technology professionals, and/or third-party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutions

Your profile to succeed together

  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) in Business Administration / Economics / Engineering or equivalent, ideally enhanced by international work / study experience

  • 5+ years of relevant working experience in a global management consultancy practice or the Financial Services sector

  • Experience with large-scale Guidewire technical implementations is a must

  • 2+ years of programming and development experience with Java

  • Strong understanding of operational and process management within the Insurance sector

  • Excellent ability to understand and communicate technical solutions and functionalities into business process improvements

  • Proven record of managing and leading off-shore and near-shore teams

  • Previous experience working on Agile projects using Scrum Methodology

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative and a flexible working style within multi-national teams

  • Experience in the following areas:

  • Design of business and technology architecture

  • Application configuration using Gosu

  • System selection and implementation support

  • Data mapping and conversion

  • Data Integration

  • Quality assurance and testing

  • Business and IT process reengineering

  • Program/project management and implementation planning (PMO)

  • Fluent in English, German would be a plus

More opportunities for your development

Do you have challenging plans? Stick to them and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education. In an environment that constantly opens new doors through knowledge sharing, flexibility and recognition. We offer you to join our highly motivated team of advisory professionals. You will be working and learning in a highly dynamic and cross-functional team - being able to boost your learning curve through the combination of intensive team work, challenging client projects and being part of the network of one of the world’s leading professional services firms.

Katja Hassler is looking forward to receiving your application

Do the next step and apply for this position online. Ref No: BAS0002Z. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( Recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).

Only direct applications are considered.