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06/09 Shagun Sood
Assistant Manager - Human Resources at Everest Group

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Practice Director - BFSI - IIM/ISB/MDI/FMS (6-9 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 1310888

Job overview:

Practice Directors should have the capability to lead a service offering and support the creation of new ones. The Practice Director will work across the ITS service line, with primary responsibility for Insurance IT Services and technology research program, to create new content assets focused on helping large insurers, service providers, and technology vendors with their technology adoption and technology services transformation strategies. The individual should have the capability to identify market needs, and create thought leadership content, toolkits, and frameworks to support decision-making. The candidate will be required to deliver analysis and advice to blue chip clients through written reports, research-informed consulting, client enquiries, speaking engagements, and other deliverables. The candidate must be able to participate actively in the sales cycle by building on top of open-ended problem statements, present in front of large and small audiences, work with senior executives, develop research agendas, and work with clients to solve strategic IT services and technology related sourcing and broader transformation challenges.

Key responsibilities:

- Build IP that helps insurance enterprises to address strategic sourcing issues across IT services and technology space, and advise them on their broader IT strategy

- Create actionable insights to solve client problems by evaluating and analyzing information collected through interviews, surveys, secondary research, and statistical analyses

- Collaborate with analysts across the company to deliver research that assists clients with key market trends in the IT services and technology space as well as the lead delivery of client engagements

- Work closely with Everest Group's sales team to help in identification and close of business development opportunities

- Communicate and interact at the executive level with major IT service and technology providers, to address their strategic business issues, analyze their offerings, strategy, positioning, and assist with the evolving market dynamics

- Develop a strong external reputation by networking with clients, service providers and analysts, participating in research meetings and other public forums, and publishing leading edge research-based reports, whitepapers, and articles

Education & experience:

We are seeking a high caliber individual to maintain our exceptional standards. This person should have:

- 6-8 years of experience in a professional services environment (Management Consulting/ Business Research)

- Global sourcing, technology services focused advisory / management consulting firms

- Global sourcing, technology services focused teams within large BFSI enterprises

- Consulting organizations within Tier 1 IT service providers / technology providers

- Understanding of insurance business, key functions, and nuances across different lines of business will be a plus

- Experience in building and evaluating business case models for technology adoption and sourcing transformation scenarios

- Experience in building and evaluating diagnostics in pre-transformation scenarios

- Understanding and a keen interest in technology and sourcing issues will be required

- Strong relationship orientation, and experience in working across an ecosystem of internal functions (e.g., sales, marketing, other service lines)

- Strong executive presence and presentation skills

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Collaborative work style; strong interpersonal and team skills

- MBA from a premium school

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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