Insurance Technical Delivery Manager

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 by Capgemini Financial Services UK Ltd

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Job Description:

  • Technical delivery - on all aspects of the Insurance delivery chain and delivery performance throughout execution including the identification of opportunities to optimize the execution
  • Risk Management - strong ability to identify and plan resolution of program risk risks
  • Communication - manage effectively all stakeholders, provides visibility and transparency so that appropriate action can be taken by senior management
  • Delivery performance - recommend opportunities for improving the delivery model by analysing consistent themes in lessons learned information
  • Problem solving and decision making - sound judgment at a senior management level using assertiveness and influencing skills to demonstrate business benefits and to ensure the decision is fully understood and accepted
  • Dependency management - Lead analysis and ensures all impacts of dependencies are addressed in the overall project plan. Effectively works across the organization to ensure all dependent teams are aligned with the project plans and schedules
  • Financial Management and Project Accounting - application of corporate financial measures to monitor and track financial health, analysing resource requirements across multiple projects or across programmes to meet strategic goals
  • Resource Estimation and Planning - work with the Finance, Portfolio Management, Business Operations and HR Business Partners to maintain overall plan for resource requirements, ensure program plans are kept up-to-date and adjusted with ongoing project activities and maintaining accurate project forecasts.
  • Appropriately identifies when program/project is "off track" to project plans and takes immediate corrective actions, including adjusting plans to account for corrections. Leads project estimating sessions that span multiple departments and organizations
  • Stakeholder Management - manage stakeholder relationships and ensure strong communication plans, both within and externally to the group including other 3rd party vendors
  • Coordinate with The Office of the CTO/CIO on large project deliverables


  • Background in working with product and technology cross-functional team to plan and execute
  • Background in product and development life cycles - across product definition, software development, production implementation and support operations such as Guidewire, Content Manager and Simplification etc.
  • Experience in Financial Services particularly within Insurance industry
  • Background in product and or platform development
  • Must demonstrate the drive and enthusiasm to see tasks through to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build close relationships and interact with colleagues at various levels
  • Able to translate vision and strategy into clear priorities and direction
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and communicate this effectively to internal partners in a collaborative and professional manner
  • Ability to work autonomously and remain self-motivated
  • Excellent understanding of both quantitative and qualitative information and the ability to combine these to form accurate and realistic forecasting and views of the business
  • Proactive and able to join the dots to ensure seamless delivery across the team
  • Creativity and innovation: Continuously maintain an innovative mindset whist operating with a set of defined internal and external communication processes
  • Delivery-focused independent individual with strong execution management experience as well as project management
  • Self-starter with understanding of financial markets (especially GI and Life Insurance) and previous experience with Agile methodologies
  • Integrates well with different teams, demonstrates ability to be an effective team player and strong leader

Reference: 842227329

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