The Financial Services industry is operating in a challenging environment due to global economic pressure, increasing regulatory demands and capital requirements as well as significant operational and technology changes. Our growing Financial Services Advisory practice provides management, technology and risk consulting services to help major financial institutions around the world respond to their most complex business challenges. The Financial Services Advisory practice is composed of three industry sectors: Asset Management, Banking & Capital Markets and Insurance.
Our Applications Strategy and Integration consultants provide an end to end solution offering including Application Development & Integration, Application Architecture, User Experience, Quality Management & Testing and helping clients determine the best applications for their business needs and integrate new and existing applications into their business including Mobility integration. This high performing team works with various types of technologies and software framework including Java, .Net, iOS, HTML5 amongst others. This high performing team advises on the software development life-cycle, and help architect and develop specific applications for clients. Additionally, they assist with integration of new applications and quality management and testing.
Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge in the consulting industry leading web design production, creating briefings, and leading design sessions. Proven knowledge of developing and designing visual communications, such as design ideation, presentation, brand enhancement, icon design, Web product demonstrations, print and Web advertisements.
Demonstrates thorough proven abilities with experience identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.
Demonstrates thorough proven abilities as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.
Demonstrates thorough proven abilities that includes creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative and the following abilities:
-Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts.
-Demonstrating aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data.
-Leading a key workstream in an engagement(s), staying educated on current trends and assisting in the development of knowledge capital.
-Collaborating with business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients.
-Supporting practice management for a specific operation or process.
-Managing and/or contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and successful completion of engagement workstream(s).
Travel requirements: 100%
Thorough technical skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes. Proven knowledge of user-centered design methodologies such as: HTML5, CSS3, Webkit, Flex, AS3, AJAX, JQuery, Assure, Firefox, Fireworks, Photoshop, or Illustrator - Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Balsamiq Server side scripting language (JSP, PHP, ASP, .Net, Ruby, Python), Corporate Branding Analytics (Google, Coremetrics, Omniture, SEO), Mobile interface design, CMS implementation, Internationalization, Localization, Java, Ruby on Rails, Haml, SasS, SQL.
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Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Our Insurance Practice is an integral part of our Advisory Financial Services Practice, one of PWCs three major industry practices. We serve more than 4,000 insurance companies and groups around the world, making PwC the leader in auditing the property and casualty and life insurance markets. We are organized along industry lines, and develop professionals with industry-specific knowledge to better serve our insurance clients. We serve many of the worlds largest insurers and financial services institutions, have insight into the challenges facing the industry, and can apply our knowledge to meet diverse business needs.
PWCs Advisory Financial Services Insurance is actively consulting with a number of P&C clients on Configuration, Implementation and/or Integration on all Guidewire modules including Guidewire BillingCenter, ClaimCenter and PolicyCenter.