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Guidewire PolicyCenter Senior Manager

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Job Number: 00461568

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- Job description

This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.
People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Job Description:

Insurance Processes professionals enable the processes involved in supporting the insurance industry including property and casualty insurers, life insurers, health insurers, and reinsurers.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives. Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility. Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters. Has latitude in decision-making and defining objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility. Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
It is our intention for our people to live where they work and work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong desire to rapidly grow and scale North America Guidewire Business
  • Demonstrated ability to stay current on latest market offerings with desire to lead and educate practice
  • 8+ years of experience in business consulting to Insurance (P&C) clients focused on operating model transformation, business process improvement, business capability uplift, etc. with deep knowledge of insurance propositions, products, services, channels, functions and processes
  • Guidewire Functional or Technical Certifications
  • 4+ years of Consulting experience with Guidewire implementations (sales, solutioning, consulting)
  • 2+ years of Consulting experience with Guidewire BillingCenter implementations
  • Strong passion for serving Insurance clients in their effort to successfully transform their business
  • Deep interest in and knowledge of emerging trends impacting/likely to impact insurers, distributors and customers
  • 6+ years of demonstrated ability to identify, shape, sell and lead management consulting work in the Insurance industry, working collaboratively with client senior leaders and teams
  • Team and relationship management
  • Bachelor’s degree

Required Skills:

  • Experience in Insurance operating model development (distribution, sales, service, product management, claims, customer experience, analytics )
  • Demonstrated deep experience in one or several of the following industry segments: P&C Personal Lines, P&C Small Commercial Lines, P&C Middle Market, P&C Large/Specialty, Life & Annuity, Group Benefits
  • Demonstrated leadership to successfully deliver Guidewire technology consulting and transformation efforts, leading multi-disciplinary teams including client team members
  • Guidewire value proposition development and articulation
  • Guidewire technology capability solutioning and blueprint development
  • Technology roadmap development
  • Technology consulting program execution
  • Developing and sustaining strong relationships with clients’ business leaders
  • Demonstrated ability to build, manage and foster a highly motivated, team-oriented environment and actively guide and mentor people
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Demonstrated record of effectively collaborating across areas of business and disciplines to formulate creative yet pragmatic business solutions
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process
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