Business Resilience - Senior Manager - Insurance
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for Senior Manager to join our Business Resilience team, with a particular focus on Operational Risk, Risk Management, Audit or Controls experience. You should be a strong team player and keen to share your insights and experiences within a growing team. We are looking for individuals with an understanding of the industry our clients operate in and the key issues and challenges facing them.
We work closely with our clients to design and deliver tailored solutions to develop their (Operational) Risk Management Frameworks, Control Frameworks and Three Lines of Defence models. We support them in building and / or remediating weaknesses in their risk and control environment including providing ongoing assurance that they are on the right track to promote informed risk-based decision-making.
If successful, you will work on a range of exciting projects gaining a diverse understanding of the risks faced by insurers and provide advice on innovative solutions. As a team we aim to provide autonomy for individuals to seek areas of focus, supporting development in those areas through on the job learning. You will also have access to PwC’s market leading development framework in order to get full support through your personal development.
Examples of services we offer:
Reviewing clients’ risk management frameworks and processes and offering recommendations on areas for improvement.
Reviewing and designing Risk function Target Operating Models.
Board effectiveness and governance reviews.
Internal Control Framework benchmarking against industry good practice and advising on how to reach the desired level of maturity.
Working with clients to identify and map their core processes, including associated risks and controls and developing testing to assess control design adequacy and operating effectiveness.
Remediation of controls, following specific control breakdowns or regulatory/business change.
Recommendations on clients’ three lines of defence model and the balance of assurance between the first, second and third lines of defence.
Skilled Persons Reviews in respect of Risk Management and/ or Controls.
Helping clients respond to regulatory reviews in the areas of Risk Management or Controls, designing detailed action plans for remediation.
Being a key member of small as well large, complex engagement teams.
Providing regular updates on progress to engagement managers.
Helping seniors to identify and develop opportunities through marketing and sales activities and continuous client engagement.
Managing and building day-to-day client relationships.
Providing input to the development of relevant proposition material for the Business Resilience team.
Experienced Risk Analyst at a Top Tier Insurer or other Financial Services organisation with a working knowledge of (Operational) Risk frameworks and Controls and their implementation, or
Audit background with exposure to operational risk, risk management or controls frameworks, or
Relevant advisory experience in a Big 4 or analogous firm.
Proven track record of working with senior stakeholders.
Being able to work on multiple engagement simultaneously.
Experience in coaching and developing other members of staff.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience of problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions tailored to a client’s’ needs.
Strong attention to detail.
A relevant professional qualification (i.e. CIMA, ACA, CA, IRM, CISA, CIA, MBA).
A good understanding of relevant regulatory requirements.
Demonstrates resilience in challenging circumstances and sees the opportunity in these situations.
An ability to work under pressure within an ambiguous environment.