Insurance Consulting & Technology (ICT)
Insurance Consulting and Technology is the world’s largest provider of insurance actuarial and technology solutions that includes leading software products and enterprise platforms.
At ICT, we combine strategic and analytical skills to bring business solutions to our client, while applying the latest techniques and our leading technology solutions.
We work as the trusted advisers and business partners to our clients to help grow and manage their business.
The ICT business in Asia Pacific operates on a regional basis with a physical office in 9 markets. The Hong Kong business within ICT includes Actuarial Consulting for Life & General Insurance, Technology and Strategy service offerings.
This covers both the domestic insurance market and regional headquarter business.
As a P&C team member within ICT you will be responsible for managing / delivering on a wide variety of complex projects including IFRS 17, core actuarial services (such as reserving, risk, capital, pricing) and new service offerings (Strategy, M&A).
The opportunity is there for someone to apply their strong technical skills in a varied role that requires a strongly commercial / pragmatic approach.
Our reputation, expertise and position provides the opportunity to help make a meaningful and positive difference in the development of the Asian insurance markets
Key responsibilities :
The scope of the activities is broad and ranges from statutory work to cutting edge value creation. Supporting business development activities, project management and delivery and open communication lines with the relevant people across the business is critical is this role.
Assist senior team members in business development
Deliver and manage projects : Serve as day-to-day project lead / managerClient liaison and communicationMaintain project plans, budget, timeline and quality of deliveryOversee project delivery of junior team members
Ensure Professional Excellence and internal risk management standards are met
Role objectives : Client
Deliver superior, consistent project management for assigned clients : Draft statements of work, project plans and budgets Serve as the day to day project lead / manager, ensuring the progress of junior team members against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables and quality standardsServe as the primary day-to-day contact to clients on delivery of services, while managing client expectationsManage client expectations and raise appropriate issues to Senior team members and Client Relationship Managers
Working as part of a multidisciplinary consulting or joint client-consultant team to analyze issues and develop value-added solutions
Meet revenue and billable hour targets Directly contribute to clients’ success through applying your technical expertise
Meet project management goals Project Management criteriaProject budgetProfessional Excellence
Collaborate effectively on cross-regional teams
Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients / colleagues at all levels
Serve as mentor to project team members
Deliver high-quality work in compliance with Excellence standards and proactively look to improve the process
Manage your time effectively between multiple concurrent assignments
Maintain and develop own technical and industry knowledge
Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches
Participate in regional intellectual property development or thought leadership
Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or any other related quantitative fields
Good progress with actuarial exams from recognised International Actuarial Bodies (Qualified or nearly qualified)
Strong market knowledge
Fluency in English, and preferably a second language e.g. Cantonese and / or Mandarin
4-6 years of relevant work experience, preferably with some consulting or regional experience
Strong understanding and working experience in IFRS 17, reserving, pricing and / or M&A
Experience in managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time
Strong interpersonal and team skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Familiarity with WTW’s software (e.g. Emblem, Radar, ResQ and / or ResQ Financial Reporter) is a plus
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Able to see the "big picture" and think beyond the task at hand and understand how one’s work fits into the broader landscape
Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word
Availability to travel on an as needed basis
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any basis. We support flexible working and this role will be considered on a flexible basis.