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Consulting Practice Lead - Insurance

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Mar 21, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role: Consulting Practice Lead - Insurance

Geographical Coverage: Greater China

Base Location: Hong Kong

The Cognizant Difference - Helping our Clients Win In Digital

At Cognizant Consulting, our consultants orchestrate the capabilities to truly change the game-across strategy, design, technology and industry/functional knowledge. Our strategy is built around elevating business and industry understanding of the aspirations and unique abilities of our clients and by building these relationships based on trust and value.

Summary of Role

The role of Senior Consulting Manager is to drive Cognizant's consulting business, focusing on Insurance sector for the markets of Greater China. Candidates expected with 12+ years leadership & management experience across consulting, technology strategy & implementation, with deep domain expertise in Insurance.

Role Responsibilities
  • Drive Cognizant's consulting business across Insurance sector
  • Build and develop strong thought leadership across key topics / business trends across domain & functional aspects
  • Work with Cognizant's BU & Consulting leadership (regional & global) in supporting long-term strategic initiatives like market expansion, service line expansion, client engagement etc.
  • Bring in and establish/build strong & trusted relationships with clients at CXO levels & senior client stakeholders. Identify key business opportunities (strategy & tactical) and drive client conversations as a trusted advisor
  • Hands-on-delivery of highly complex & large scale transformation programs for clients by leading a team of Cognizant's consultants. Overall ownership and governance for in-flight engagements managed through the team. Ensure resolution of issues / client priorities as part of overall consulting delivery portfolio
  • Lead a team of highly dynamic & talented consultants, managing team's overall consulting execution, talent management, expert mentoring and escalation/conflict management
  • Build and drive partnerships with business partners / vendors / InsureTech as part of growth strategy
  • Hands-on and detailed management of team's goals, targets, performance progress, annual appraisals, periodic guidance for performance improvement with overall ownership for building successful career for reporting tree & overall team
  • Strongly support Cognizant's regional initiatives across marketing, building relationship with academia, corporate social responsibility, thought leadership development etc
Skills & Experience
  • 12+ years of deep domain experience across Insurance, consulting, technology strategy/execution. Candidates with work experience in tier 1 consulting firms are preferred
  • Proven experience in consulting, project delivery, business architecture, managing relationships at senior levels within top listed Insurers - in areas such as digital, platform and processes
  • Strong background in Insurance sector (From a Strategic, Operational and Technology perspective)
  • Strong experience in APAC Insurance markets and regulatory systems
  • Experience in handling major LOB's of Insurance - Life, P&C, Re-insurance and Health
  • Experience of working with major Insurers in Greater China region
  • A strong track record leading client advisory, technology selection and solutioning and a hands-on role in leading complex transformation engagements
  • Experience working with market leading Insurance COTS solutions in APAC
  • Experience in customer engagement at senior management level
  • Experience in Insurance COTS product consulting including fit-gap assessment, roadmap, data migration and implementation.
  • Experience in consulting and execution of digital transformation programs
  • Experience in project management
  • Good understanding and experience in Insurance operations across value chain
  • Leading Industry certification in Insurance
  • Experience in building business solution and lead the transformation track for opportunities.
  • Experience in selling and delivering consulting.
  • Exceptional quantitative, analytical, and financial modelling skills
  • Highly effective communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to build strong relationships with a range of clients.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
  • Experience in large policy admin transformation programs
  • Experience of hiring and managing business analyst and consulting team
  • Experience in authoring white papers and presenting in conferences.
  • Ability to communicate in local languages is preferred.

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Dec 11 2023

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

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