Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com
 
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.
 
Life Insurance professionals help transform sales and service operating models at leading life insurers and group benefits providers. Ideal candidates have experience applying innovations in digital, analytics, intelligent automation and artificial intelligence to improve business performance.

Insurance Senior Managers help insurers to solve their largest and most complex objectives by using proven Insurance frameworks, deep expertise across PC, Life and Annuity business.
 
  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of variable factors. 
  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals. Interacts with senior management at a client and or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach. Has some latitude in decision making. 
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility. 
  • Manages large medium sized teams and or work efforts if in an individual contributor role at a client or within Accenture. 
 
 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 determining 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.
 

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience working with Retail Life Insurance or Voluntary Benefits companies focused on operations design, business process design, business process improvement, , etc. with deep knowledge of insurance propositions, products, services, channels, functions, process and technologies
  • 6+ years of demonstrated ability to identify, shape, sell and lead technology or business services work in the Insurance industry, working collaboratively with client senior leaders and teams
  • Bachelor’s degree
 Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Experience in Insurance operations and business process development (distribution, sales, service, product management and development, claims, customer experience, analytics)
  • Demonstrated deep domain expertise in one or several of the following industry segments: Life & Annuity, Group Benefits, Voluntary/Worksite Benefits
  • Deep interest in and knowledge of emerging trends impacting/likely to impact insurers, distributors and customers
  • Demonstrated leadership to successfully deliver management consulting and transformation efforts, leading multi-disciplinary teams including client team members
  • Strong passion for serving Insurance clients in their effort to successfully transform their business
  • Value proposition development and articulation
  • Business capability benchmarking and opportunity development to enable sales
  • Strategic roadmap development and management
  • Business case skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • development and management
  • Management, operations and strategic program execution
  • Developing and sustaining strong relationships with clients’ business leaders
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a highly motivated, team-oriented environment and actively guide and mentor people
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Proven record of effectively collaborating across areas of business and disciplines to formulate creative yet pragmatic business solutions
  • Team and relationship management
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal ski
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).
 

Locations

CT - Hartford,MA - Boston,NY - New York

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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