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.
 
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Being part of Accenture Consulting means becoming an expert at making the New happen Now. To us, the New is all about the wise pivot that turns constant disruption to continuous reinvention. We are an innovation led-company that works at the heart of our clients’ organizations so that no matter how complex the business challenge, we face the future with confidence.
 
If you love solving challenges and not just studying them, then Accenture Consulting is the right place for you. Join us to develop your ideas into provocative points of view and transformative insights that help shape industries. You’ll work with an amazing and diverse mix of world-class experts with access to one of the most robust portfolios of capabilities and ecosystem relationships in the industry. Together, you’ll do so much more than consult.
 
Coming here means future-proofing your career and going as far as your ambition takes you. Becoming a tech-savvy, well-rounded, multi-disciplined and market-relevant advisor doesn’t happen by chance. We invest in training and development in a big way, so you can build your future along with ours, creating an impactful career unique to you. Ultimately, we believe we is greater than me and that diverse perspectives lead to the best solutions. Joining Accenture Consulting means you will learn, innovate and lead, and together we will improve the way the world works and lives. 
  
Group Benefits Disability Insurance professionals advise clients (leaders in Claims, Clinical, and Account Executive roles) on strategies to enhance preventing people from absence and disability and to accelerate return to recovery.  Focus is on developing and providing data driven insights to carriers customers, changing the interaction model between carriers and their customers from service and claims management to advisory, and optimizing processes. 
 
An ideal candidate would have experience leading a group disability claims, clinical, return to work, and / or vocational unit and / or advising disability carriers on how to optimize and improve operations.
 
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.
  • Travel 80% (4 days per week)
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.
 


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in business consulting to Insurance (Life) 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
  • 3+ 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
  • Bachelor’s degree
 Professional Skill Requirements
  • 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: Life & Annuity, Group 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 blueprint development
  • Business capability realization solution and roadmap development
  • Business case development and management
  • Management consulting 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 skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with AWS, MS Azure, Google or other Cloud Platform
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.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
 

Locations

MA - Boston,NY - New York,PA - Philadelphia

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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