Consultant - Insurance and Financial Institutions

Location:

Milan, Rome

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Corporate development & finance, Growth, Strategy

Industries:

Financial institutions, Insurance

About Us

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 help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

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

Role Profile

BCG is looking for Experienced Professionals to join our Milan team at the Consultant level, specifically for the Financial Institutions Practice Area (FIPA) and Insurance Practice.

FIPA aims to be consultant of choice for leaders in the financial industry. We seek to achieve that goal by helping clients find their way amid the ever-evolving, ever-shifting competitive landscape. By focusing on the fundamental economics of their businesses and the underlying needs of their customers, we help banks, brokerages, asset managers and other financial- services organizations rethink their strategic assumptions, identify winning business propositions, and seize new opportunities in the expanding digital environment.

The Insurance practice is one of BCG’s fastest growing practices and serves four industry sectors: Life Insurance, Property & Casualty, Commercial & Reinsurance and Health, as well as Insurance brokerage firms. 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.

Responsibilities

- Own a project module, proposing activities and related next steps

- Execute high-quality analysis, providing insights for the Client

- Assist in the execution of the analysis of data and convert the output of analysis into practical recommendations

- Lead client interviews and presentations

- Prepare and present oral and written reports of case team findings to client management

Your Qualifications

- Between 6-10 years of consulting or industry experience, with a strong focus on the practice of financial institutions AND/OR insurance

- Expertise in key financial institutions/insurance industry topics

- Outstanding academic track record from a leading university

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Italian and English, in addition to a strong presence, team spirit and leadership skills

- Determinate, tenacious, creative, and have a track record for thinking innovatively

- Highly self-driven, well-structured, able to think strategically / end-to-end

- Always ready to apply the highest ethical standards

- Sound analytical skills, creative problem solving and mental agility

- Flexibility, ability to work under pressure and willingness in possible extensive travel

Date Posted:

21-Oct-2019

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