Manager - Financial Services Consulting

09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client’s Financial Services Consultancy is experiencing exciting growth and we have various opportunities for talented and high performing individuals to be based in the London office given the opportunities arising from increasing regulatory scrutiny, supervision and demand for external assurance.

At present we are seeking to recruit additional talent to their already established team of Insurance experts within the FS Consulting practice.

Job Role

The Manager would be expected to participate in the active growth of the Consulting practice by leading multiple client engagement teams, working with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services, and lead business development activities on key accounts.

As a Manager, you will be required to:

  • Manage/Lead small- to large-sized and multidisciplinary engagement teams
  • Manage project execution and delivery of client engagements, making sure the project is delivered within the agreed/guaranteed timeline and budget
  • Identify likely issues that could impact delivery and leverage the Client’s network support as required
  • Advise and assist clients in implementing systems and processes to improve their efficiency / comply with regulation
  • Assist firms in understanding the impact of regulatory developments and provide guidance on the application of regulatory requirements
  • Take an active role in developing their product offerings, and marketing to external and internal clients. As a Manager, the role would be one of taking a leading role supporting the Directors/Partners in developing these areas
  • Identify business development opportunities and prepare client proposals in order to contribute to meeting the Consulting team’s sales budget. As a Manager the role would include leading the development of opportunities in line with key areas of development
  • Assist in/lead FS the development of training, engagement procedures and methodologies
  • Mentor, coach and develop more junior staff

Person Specification

  • Holds a Degree qualification or equivalent
  • Significant experience required, ideally working in Insurance firms, with strong consulting mind set, or experience of both the industry and consulting
  • Significant experience in the Insurance Sector specifically - in compliance/regulatory roles. Conduct Risk, Financial Crime experience a bonus
  • Comprehensive understanding of businesses, structures, governance frameworks and process & control infrastructures of firms in the Insurance sector
  • Strong experience in at least one area of Insurance and a general understanding of the wider Insurance sector - Across GI, London Market and broking
  • Strong understanding of the UK and EU regulatory framework. Specifically knowledge of PRA, FCA and Lloyd’s requirements
  • Strong relationship management skills and ability to develop and maintain internal and external network of contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to present effectively to senior level client executives
  • Demonstrated management skills, including the ability to lead and develop professional staff with diverse skills and backgrounds
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work as a team as well as manage projects independently
  • Works well with others in the team and acts as a role model, setting high standards of quality and demonstrating commitment to self development
  • Communicates team goals with clarity, sets clear objectives for team members that are aligned to business plans and monitors and assesses performance, providing timely feedback and support as necessary
  • Promotes the firms values and beliefs, demonstrating integrity and maintaining an ethical stance, using flexibility and tact to express views as necessary