Director, Senior Manager - Insurance Sector and Risk Frameworks -Bristol, London Director, Senior Manager - Insurance Sector and  …

in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Director, Senior Manager - Insurance Sector and Risk Frameworks -Bristol, London
Your opportunity This is your opportunity to join Deloitte's market-proven Operational Risk and Risk Transformation advisory team to help deliver and advise top tier FS clients with their most current and challenging problems. Collaborating with our top practitioners across North West Europe, you will help lead some of the largest, most complex and innovative financial services advisory engagements in the UK and internationally. We would like you to help lead the oversight of our team members who are based in Scotland to help them develop an impressive range of commercial consulting skills.
Our Operational Risk and Risk Transformation advisory team offers unrivalled depth of experience in providing solutions based on our client needs. We design, implement, and provide assurance over business processes to strengthen our clients approaches for non-financial risk management and to gain efficiencies and desired competitive advantages from Risk Transformations.

Operational risk management driven by regulatory pressures and the desire for competitive advantage are key to our rapidly growing Risk Transformation advisory services. Joining our team will enable you to work with a broad range of clients, diverse both in size and industry. You will be helping to drive and capitalize on market opportunities in the insurance sector and in FS in the Scottish market.

Your role
We are seeking a candidate with a proven background in Operational Risk and Risk Transformation and track record of leading teams and relationships, portfolio management and thought leadership.

Your focus will be on providing innovative solutions to predominantly insurance clients across risk, compliance and governance to help achieve our ambitious growth plans for our Operational Risk and Risk Transformation advisory team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing strong long-term client relationships to further enhance the Deloitte footprint
  • Becoming industry recognised as a trusted business advisor on non-financial risk initiatives; especially in the insurance sector.
  • Playing an active role in identifying and pursuing sales and business development opportunities
  • Manage the progress of engagements and reporting to senior client management.
  • Effectively communicating messages using appropriate channels for the management of programme stakeholders
  • Engagement leadership, including developing fee estimates, managing budgets and leading Engagement Team's project based work.
  • Managing a portfolio of engagements and business case developments.
  • Working to tight deadlines, often requiring prioritisation of numerous concurrent project deadlines and requirements.
  • Thought leadership related to Operational Risk and Risk Transformation and other non-financial risk projects and business development where appropriate.
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm's commitment to creating a more inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.

Your work, your choice
How long does impact take? How long is a piece of string? How many seconds does a solution contain? How can we possibly tell? After all, impact can be huge or small. Immediate or years in the making. At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk.
We, therefore, carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. If the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated below, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow for your primary office location with frequent domestic and occasional international travel.

Suggested work pattern: Permanent full-time. This is a permanent role (typical hours are 9.00 - 5.30pm) with a degree of flexibility as part of our agile ways of working.

Your professional experience

  • Expert in Operational Risk and Risk Transformation in financial services; in particular across the insurance sector.
  • Experienced in Risk Culture in Financial Services and broader Enterprise Risk Management frameworks.
  • Excellent of building and managing relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Proven experience of leading successful teams and managing large engagements on time and within budget
  • Capability of operating with senior level executives and adept at stakeholder management.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, networking and influencing skills and contract management experience.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to think creatively, generate innovative ideas, challenge the status quo and deliver effectively with what can often be ambiguous requirements.
  • Excellent experience of people leadership including in diverse environments.
  • Proven with successfully developing staff and mentoring team members.
  • Degree qualified (minimum 2:1) or equivalent.
  • The ability to travel to client sites as required by this position.

Your service line: Risk Advisory We don't just work with our clients to manage risk, we help them understand and grab the opportunities it presents too, helping them gain a competitive advantage. Our expertise and industry knowledge run deep here. At Deloitte, you'll find yourself working with some of the most inspiring and experienced colleagues and with clients who trust you to lead the way to smart choices, better risk management and control frameworks, and new systems, including bespoke solutions that have a direct impact on their bottom line.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy
To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?
Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: North West Europe within a Global firm
The UK, Ireland and Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have combined to create a new Deloitte North West Europe firm. This is to support our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and to increase our global influence and lead in EMEA.
A broader geographical shape will create new career development opportunities, helping us develop the very best talent across the region and the world.

What do we value?
At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways . We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2017 list of Top 30 Employers for Working Families and to have been in their Top 10 for seven consecutive years. Additionally we received the Working Families Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016.

Being a Leader at Deloitte
Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work - and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we're looking for:

  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction

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