EY Technology Advisory, Insurance- Senior Consultant in London, United Kingdom

Technology Advisory, Insurance- Senior Consultant


Requisition # LON00CN4

Post Date Sep 19, 2017

Title - Technology Advisory, Insurance- Senior Consultant

Location – Canary Wharf, London

Start date 19th September 2017

End date – 19th October 2017

Salary – Competitive

Multiple roles available

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


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

Leading the facilitation of requirements workshops with business stakeholders to elicit functional, data and user interface requirements

Creating Business/Functional Requirements Documents and User Stories to deliver improved business systems with clear, concise, complete and testable requirements

Proactively and continuously working closely with business SME’s, developers and testers to ensure the solution is built in accordance with the ‘Acceptance Criteria’ and supporting requirement deliverables

Ensuring that all Requirement Deliverables are delivered on time to and to a high quality

Identifying, capturing, resolving or escalating risks, issues and assumptions

Working effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress

Prioritising 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

Supervising junior staff and managing parts of client engagements

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


Successful track record in General Insurance or Claims gained through a top tier consultancy, a specialist financial services consultancy and/or a top tier insurer/Claims organisation

Track record of successful large transformation programmes for insurance companies

Understanding of Requirement Management in Package Enabled Transformation

Strong problem solving and design skills

Working knowledge of the different SDLC and project management methods such as SAFe, Scrum, Scrumban and Kanban

Strong understanding of solution architecture, design patterns and design modelling

Ability to work with a team and assist them during various phases of development cycle

Ability to understand and respond to project and customer needs, while working under tight deadlines

Business Analyst skills and experience:

Expertise in creating clear detailed Business Requirements Documentation, Use Cases and Functional Specification documents to be used by the technical team to develop in the Core Insurer application

Strong understanding of the insurance value chain (from distribution and customer management through to administration - servicing, underwriting & claims management)

Experience with analysis of business processes, re-engineering of processes 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

Supplementary Skills and experience:

Working knowledge of Insurance platforms such as Guidewire, Fadata, SAP Claims Management, TIA, Accenture Claims Components, Duckcreek #LI-P

Profile and Skills

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

Ability to create and deliver high quality presentations to senior client stakeholders and internal leadership teams

Team player who openly supports, encourages and shares knowledge with colleagues

Ability to work under limited supervision (‘self starter’) in unstructured environments

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.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.