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Senior Manager, Insurance Technology - London

LON00III Requisition #

Our UK Insurance Technology practice empowers some of the biggest Insurance clients to solve their most complex business problems and transform their organisations through embedding the latest technology in their organisation.


You'll have the amazing opportunity to collaborate alongside a vibrant, experienced team of Analysts, Developers, UX Designers and Architects in the Insurance business. We want you to learn how to deliver compelling technology-based builds and solution implementations from the team. Alongside your career development with us, you will gain exposure to some of the biggest and best Insurance companies in the world and find out why our clients value our insights and experience.

The opportunity

As part of the EY Insurance Technology practice, you will have the opportunity to work across a portfolio of engagements that will challenge you in areas such as Insurance Core Technology implementations, applying Blockchain technology to insurance, Mobile & Portals and Cloud Capabilities. Our EMEIA focus means that our team has a footprint that spans several geographies in Europe and continued investment in our practice has grown the team 30% year-on-year.


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


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

Your key responsibilities

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.

  • Management of one or more client engagements, with responsibility for quality of delivery as well as engagement financials
  • Developing long term trusted advisor relationships with our clients
  • Taking leading role in development of EY solutions and supporting tools and methods
  • Building and leading high performing teams
  • Demonstrating in depth knowledge and experience in one or more market areas and technical skills
  • Identifying and leading pursuit of opportunities for new business
  • Leading EY practice and people development activities
Skills and attributes for success
  • Ambition to build / develop a career in EY and our Insurance advisory team
    Ability to successfully deliver multiple engagements, exceed client expectations, manage commercial aspects (e.g. contracts, billing and budgets), and manage quality and risk
  • Maximize team performance - accountability for ensuring a collaborative and committed way for teams to work effectively together, providing coaching and leadership, and sharing knowledge
  • Proven ability to identify, develop, take to market and deliver leading edge solutions
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders at a C suite level and manage large cross functional projects
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience
  • Identifying opportunities for and securing new business, including leading proposals and bid teams
  • Acting as a career counsellor to a small team and being involved in the recruitment process as required
  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure
  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalize these into workable solutions which can then be delivered
  • Appreciation of EY’s solutions / go to market abilities and how these service client needs
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A first level university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above
  • Successful track record in GI 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 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
  • Strong background in Solution architecture, including development of end to end solution blueprints for large scale Insurance technology programmes
  • Track record of successful delivery on large scale technology delivery projects for insurance companies
  • Technical skills:
    • 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
    • Proposition Development
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Good appreciation of current market trends and how these are likely to impact key industry players
What we look for
  • We look for individuals who show the potential to develop strong client relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered
  • Team players who openly support, encourage and share knowledge with colleagues
What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
About EY

As a global provider of assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. 


Apply now.


Who we are


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.


Please note: Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters!

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