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Client Account Lead - Insurance

Sydney Job No. r00195837 Full-time

Job Description

  • Join a Global Organisation
  • Supportive career development plans to help build your career
  • Flexible work arrangements

We are:

Accenture is seeking a Client Account Lead to join our Insurance Practice, who help our clients transform their business and improve their performance in the General and Life Insurance sectors. In this role, you will be responsible for shaping and driving growth with our clients, building strong  and business relationships.

If you are a results-driven, strategic thinker with a passion for driving growth, building business relationships, and providing industry leadership we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. As a member of the Accenture team, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the world's leading financial services organizations and make a meaningful impact on their businesses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand key industry factors impacting insurance, client’s business andpriorities
  • Co-create with the client, articulate business transformation, and drive an innovation agenda for the client through building relationships with key decision-makers at client organizations
  • Provide industry thought leadership by staying up to date with the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in Insurance sectors
  • Represent the Insurance Practice in industry events and forums, and actively participate in the development of the practice's brand and reputation
  • Drive sales, revenue, and profitability, and responsible for account financials/key commercial processes for the account
  • Help originate opportunities based on defined commercial pathways; drive innovative

Professional Experience 

  • Experience of 8+ years of experience working in or consulting to Insurance with a strong understanding of the industry, business strategy, products, processes, and regulations. Particularly within the Life Insurance industry or Claims function (short or long-tail).
  • Proven track record of success in business development, with experience building and maintaining relationships with senior executives at client organizations
  • Strong industry thought leadership skills, with the ability to develop and articulate perspectives on key industry issues in the defined Insurance sectors
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and team members
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop and tailor solutions to meet client needs

About Accenture 

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 738,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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Previous Insurance Account Relationship and Sales management

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