Project Leader, Digital Insurance
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Location:

Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New Jersey, New York

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Strategy, Technology & digital

Industries:

Insurance
Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders-empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.


Digital BCG

BCG has a long history of driving growth by embracing innovation and new ways of thinking. Through DigitalBCG, we bring together a diverse mix of consultants and digital specialists to ensure that we are supporting our clients throughout their digital transformation journeys. We work with our clients to fully understand the impact of digital on their business and set priorities that will transform their vision into value. Whether it be developing new technologies to support their core business, making better use of their data, or pursuing entirely new sources of revenue, our aim is to achieve radical improvements in productivity, flexibility, and speed. We are innovating how our clients are using artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, internet of things, personalization, blockchain technologies, and more to gain competitive advantage.


DigitalBCG encompasses a broad set of data, digital, and technology capabilities from BCG consulting teams and practices, along with our business units such as BCG Digital Ventures, BCG Platinion, and BCG GAMMA.

Practice Area Profile
BCG's Insurance Practice serves four industry sectors: [1] Life insurance, [2] Property & Casualty, [3] Commercial & Reinsurance and [4] Health, as well as Insurance brokerage firms. The practice works on the full range of issues of concern to top management, from strategy to operating model redesign, [5] digital transformation, cost, process improvement, [6] risk management strategy, asset management, product development, customer focus, and sales force effectiveness. We have a strong global network and "on-the-ground" experience in all major markets. The Global Practice currently comprises over 200 senior staff and works in Europe, Middle East, the Americas, and Asia Pacific, with a total of 44 insurance active offices worldwide. Our client base is the world's leading global and regional insurance and reinsurance companies and investment and wealth managers. The members of the Insurance Team combine relevant regulatory, technical and analytical know-how with the BCG core competencies: planning, steering and strategy for top management. We help companies identify and develop growth opportunities that reshape the future of the Insurance industry. We discover new avenues for value creation and provide process support during times of business transformation. All of our work is underpinned by the tracking of megatrends in the industry and the publication of thought leadership. - [7] https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/publications.aspx References Visible links 1. https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/life-insurance.aspx 2. https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/property-casualty-insurance.aspx 3. https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/commercial-insurance-reinsurance.aspx 4. https://www.bcg.com/industries/health-care-payers-providers/default.aspx 5. https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/digital.aspx 6. https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/risk-management-insurance-industry.aspx 7. https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/publications.aspx
What You'll Do
We are looking for digitally oriented Project Leader and Principal consultants to join our Insurance industry group. As part of our Insurance practice, you will work with clients on a range of projects and topics across the insurance value-chain including digital strategy development, big data & analytics, forecasting, operational model redesign, risk management, digital transformation, and more.

The insurance industry is entering a new era as changing consumer needs and expectations place new demands on existing players. You will create value for our clients with forward-thinking digital solutions that help them address the operational, technical, and financial implications of changes in their business environment.

Project Leaders play a key role on client engagements, managing studies to define client needs and supervising research activities to obtain relevant data. Project Leaders oversee the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation, and the advanced financial analysis of client, competitor, and industry data. They apply knowledge of business principles and industrial organization, develop actionable recommendations, and supervise work including strategic due diligence, product development studies, change management plans, and the evaluation of long-term investment opportunities. Project Leaders are also responsible for managing client contact and play a key role in the development and maintenance of high-level client relationships.

As the senior person most frequently at the client site, Principals interact with the client lead on a day-to-day basis to ensure that expectations are aligned. Principals provide the project management oversight required to meet client expectations. Responsibilities may include the development of presentations, managing of external relationships and consultant work progress, providing status reports, and overseeing budgets.

Projects vary based on client needs, but the importance of seeing possibilities where other people find limits will be a constant. Project Leaders and Principals go deep to unlock insight, challenge established thinking, drive transformation, improve performance, and deliver bottom-line impact.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)
  • 4+ years of work experience within digital fields in an insurance context. Relevant experience could include product management, digital marketing & analytics, and/or designing & delivering world-class software products
  • 3+ years of experience in a consulting environment, driving large-scale transformations, with a history of excellent service to insurance industry clients
  • Advanced quantitative analysis, solid business acumen and problem solving abilities. High capacity for strategic/end-to-end thinking Ability to develop leading-edge business models, frameworks for analysis, and long-term business strategies that maximize shareholder value.
  • History of building credibility and relationships with leaders, technical and non-technical people to align on strategy, inspire stakeholders, and execute on a day-to-day basis. The ability to work with and lead multi-disciplinary teams including engineers, architects, data scientists-or whatever is required to solve the client's challenge-will be vital to success.
  • Proven experience managing the end-to-end product lifecycle, determining the product vision and roadmap, delivering strong customer experiences, and managing stakeholder interactions
  • Advanced business degree from a top-tier institution preferred

Date Posted:

05-Apr-2021

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
4+ years
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