Job Description

Willis Towers Watson's Insurance Consulting and Technology provides a powerful combination of advisory services for insurance companies, integrated with leading-edge technology solutions and software that is underpinned by unparalleled analytical capabilities.
At Willis Towers Watson we help clients measure and manage risk and capital, improve business performance and create sustainable competitive advantage. We do this by drawing on expertise across key areas such as financial and regulatory reporting, mergers and acquisitions, products, pricing, business management, distribution, operational management and strategy
Our business is truly international and the successful candidate is expected to engage with clients and colleagues on a global basis.
The Role
This is a global role that leads our business process excellence product and tools and works with our consulting teams to deliver business transformations to our insurance clients.
Unify is our flagship business process excellence product. Unify is built by and for actuaries and finance professionals. This makes it intuitive to end users and those configuring workflows. Unify focuses on automation, audit and integration of our leading insurance industry products and solutions.
+ Play a lead role in the global marketplace through direct client/prospect and broad industry contact
+ Assess the global marketplace for commercial opportunities and identify global product/service offerings that respond to those opportunities
+ Lead the formulation of business cases for new solutions (or major enhancements of existing products) that require additional development resource. This will include gathering consultant, client, and IT requirements
+ Continually review product roadmaps linked to current and future business objectives, given available software development resources
+ Collaborate across products to enable appropriate component/product design to facilitate the development of general components that may be used across multiple offerings
+ Work with development teams to deliver plans and to resolve issues and prioritization questions with day to day software development work, as required
+ Maintain awareness of the competition to ensure that software product features are competitive and marketing leading and where not, develop and implement tactics to overcome marketplace resistance
+ In partnership with leadership and other product leaders, regularly review and agree upon allocation of resources across products, and review business cases for new products aligning with strategic objectives
+ Ensure that required marketing and sales materials are developed and accompanied by required consultant training is available and delivered as part of each product launch process
+ Lead dissemination of globally applicable intellectual capital in product/service area to support positioning
+ Input into annual planning activity by developing appropriate software sales goals
+ Where appropriate provide relevant leadership/input for high profile, high risk or otherwise strategically important consulting projects within the product area.
+ Support the go-to-market and sales activities (of both software and consulting) with local consultants, through general guidance and personal involvement in the larger or more strategic pitches
+ In the case of software, define price lists for approval by leadership, and on an individual client case by case basis review and approve/modify proposed deviations from standard prices and contract terms where required.
+ Consistently manage risk to within acceptable levels by ensuring appropriate governance and work quality process are adopted on all activities
The Requirements
+ Proven market facing activity working with insurance industry clients
+ Demonstrated leadership of business transformation projects in the insurance or financial industry
+ Operational excellence and process design experience, especially in reserving, financial closing, or capital modeling
+ Consulting experience preferred
+ Demonstrated capability in original thought and innovation including delivering complex and multi-stakeholder projects from first idea through to completion and implementation
+ Considerable strategic vision and the ability to map high level vision to detailed requirements to support product development
+ Demonstrate a strong history of delivery while remaining client
+ Be able to learn quickly
+ Be collaborative and good at working with multiple stakeholders
The Company
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand
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