Expert Principal/Associate Director (Insurance Analytics)

Location:

Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C.

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics, Strategy, Technology & digital

Industries:

Insurance

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

Practice Area Profile

BCG’s Insurance Practice serves four industry sectors: Life insurance, Property & Casualty, Commercial & Reinsurance and 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, digital transformation,  cost, process improvement, 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. - https://www.bcg.com/industries/insurance/publications.aspx


Role Profile

We are looking for candidates to join us in a senior role within our Expert Consulting Track. Experts are part of the Consulting Team with a primarily client service role. The Expert role provides a unique opportunity to consistently develop knowledge and expertise in a more focused industry or functional area than would normally be the case in the traditional track. In this role, you will work within your specific field of interest (Insurance Analytics) and make a material impact on solving complex client challenges that increasingly demand your specialized knowledge.

Ideal candidates will have significant experience in the insurance industry as well as demonstrated impact in strategy consulting. The ideal individual will have:

  • Well-recognized expertise in leading-edge data analytics in insurance
  • A proven track record of successful strategy formulation and implementation
  • A deep network among insurance companies and their leadership teams

In this unique role, you will:

 Lead BCG’s insurance analytics business and expert team

o   Shape BCG's offering to insurance clients by informing BCG's approach based on prior experience and learnings in the market, leading their advancement

o   Lead commercial growth through supporting colleagues in their business development activities, originating leads and acting as a key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work

o   Build a team of similarly qualified experts

Support and advise BCG project team execution

o   Advise clients as needed in workshops and/or high-level meetings

o   Direct and supervise research activities to obtain relevant data and define client needs or problems

o   Work alongside case team managers and contribute expertise, ensuring accurate analysis of data and feasible recommendations

Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)

The Expert Consulting Track is vital to BCG’s ability to successfully meet our clients’ demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts push the boundaries of their topic, deepening and extending BCG’s knowledge. They are driven by a passion to explore and innovate in their field. As part of our consulting cohort, experts work alongside our generalist and specialty consultants to form “one BCG team,” capable of delivering deep strategy and technical expertise. Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise usually gained outside of BCG in either industry, academia, or specialized consulting.

Your Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience
  • Consulting experience required, preferably within the insurance industry
  • Broad experience using advanced data analytics strategies across multiple Insurance segments, for example:

o   Property & casualty

o   Life & retirement

o   Group insurance

  • Deep knowledge of leading analytics capabilities including predictive analytics across the insurance value chain (e.g., lead scoring and management, risk selection modeling, and/or algorithmic and customer behavior, propensity modeling, among others)
  • Advanced business degree or other quantitative degree from a top-tier institution preferred
United States flexible; Chicago or Northeast preferred

Date Posted:

10-Jan-2019

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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