PwC Strategy& Financial Services Corp Strategy Director - Insurance in New York, New York
Specialty/Competency: Corporate and Business Strategy
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%
A career within Corporate and Business Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their toughest problems and seize essential advantages by defining and evaluating strategies of all types. We analyse business and market trends to explore new approaches that help our clients make tough choices and surpass the competition. At both the business unit and corporate level, we help organisations with organic enterprise growth, pricing and profitability, shareholder value, and sustainable corporate strategies.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.
Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.
Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Minimum Degree Required:
Minimum Years of Experience:
Master of Business Administration
Minimum of 9 years of strategy consulting or industry consulting experience preferred.
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the Insurance Industry (Property & Casualty, Life and Annuities, Brokerage, Reinsurance), either in professional consulting services or corporate roles, including:
Helping companies define and evaluate corporate and business unit strategies and investment portfolios; and,
Reflecting market, competitive and other external drivers with specific areas of focus including Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy, Deals Strategy, and Digital Strategy.
Identifying and addressing client needs, rapidly building credibility, and maintaining and utilizing networks of client relationships;
Managing teams / multiple work streams to establish successful project conclusion – i.e., delivery of quality work on time and within budget;
Building productive relationships with team members and clients, both long term and day-to-day, by using a collaborative approach with thorough listening skills and the ability to manage through influence;
Utilizing first principles thinking, and developing credible and pragmatic analytical approaches, frameworks and methodologies;
Analyzing complex quantitative and qualitative data in an efficient manner and synthesizing the output into meaningful and actionable insights;
Designing and conducting market research to understand consumer needs and purchasing behaviors;
Communicating effectively in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats to senior audiences and being able to deliver difficult messages with persuasiveness and sensitivity;
Demonstrating executive presence and ability to become a trusted advisor to the c-suite level clients;
Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, and leading client / market development;
Attracting, retaining, assessing and developing staff / team members;
Demonstrating flexibility and creativity in managing work-life balance of self and team members;
Demonstrating Power User ability with MS Office suite of applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel; and,
Demonstrating proficiency in Google Suite of collaboration and productivity apps including Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisorydirector .
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