Manager - (FS) IT Advisory, Insurance - London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 26 Sep 16

Manager - (FS) IT Advisory, Insurance - London

About the Opportunity

Do you want to engage your mind? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime.

We are looking for Managers to join our team due to the tremendous growth in the IT Advisory, Insurance team.


  • 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.

Roles vary from engagement to engagement, but are likely to include business analysis, Solution architecture, target operating model design, vendor package selection, implementation management & project management.


In your role as a Manager you will have responsibility for:

  • Managing and leading project teams or workstreams as part of larger projects,
  • Being responsible for high quality delivery on a client assignment, usually as part of an on-site project team
  • Demonstrating knowledge and experience in one or more market areas and technical skills
  • Building long term trusted advisor relationships with our clients
  • Identifying and pursuing opportunities for new business
  • Aiding proposals and bid teams
  • Assisting in developing EY solutions and supporting tools and methods
  • Supporting EY practice and people development activities (e.g. recruitment, away days)
  • Liaising with service line teams, account teams and functional specialists

Role Requirements

To be successful in these roles, you will be required to demonstrate the following:

  • Successful track record in General Insurance gained through a top tier consultancy, a specialist financial services consultancy and/or a top tier insurer/Claims organisation
  • Strong understanding of one or more insurance or claims product area::personal & commercial business lines, claims and reinsurance
  • Good appreciation of current market trends and how these are likely to impact key industry players
  • Strong understanding of the insurance value chain (from distribution, customer management, manufacturing, reinsurance through to administration - servicing, underwriting & claims management
  • Track record of successful delivery on large scale technology delivery projects for insurance companies

Technical skills and experience:

  • Solution architecture (Business, Functional, Technical)
  • Data architecture
  • Integration architecture
  • Large scale programme delivery (agile & waterfall)
  • Guidewire (ClaimsCenter or PolicyCenter)
  • SAP Claims Management
  • TIA
  • Accenture Claims Components
  • Duckcreek
  • Java Integration
  • Process Automation, BPM and Digital Platforms, e.g. Pega, Mobile, Portals
  • IT Strategy

Profile and Skills

  • Ambition to build / develop a career in EY and our Insurance advisory team
  • Strong interest and commitment to developing and delivering leading edge solutions
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders and manage cross functional projects
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience
  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered
  • Experience of developing propositions that are current and relevant to our clients
  • Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines
  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions, and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to develop impactful written presentations and participate effectively in meetings with senior clients
  • Team player and leader who openly supports, encourages and shares knowledge with colleagues
  • Ability to work under limited supervision ('self starter') in unstructured environments


  • A first level university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above

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.