Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60+ cities across nearly 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation.
Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies
We are seeking an experienced research professional to join Oliver Wyman Knowledge Services department. The professional will work closely with partners and consultants in the EMEA Insurance Practice Group to gain deep insights into the sector.
Oliver Wyman's Insurance Practice work with leading property and casualty, life, and health insurers and reinsurers to create strategic and innovative breakthroughs.
The Knowledge Services department supports our consultants with planning and execution of on-demand research projects as well as the interpretation, evaluation, and preparation of results.
You will work with a wide range of information tools and proprietary databases to provide research for client projects and business development.
The role requires the ability to develop strong relationship with practice members and help consultants to scope and develop their research needs, conduct timely, accurate and cost-effective research for focused needs, deliver compelling synthesized end products, and work within the framework of the European based team, sharing work and experience and helping build the research function in the region.
Your tasks will include :
Work with a wide range of information tools and proprietary databases, providing both quick solutions and in-depth research for the business
Synthesize information and glean key concepts and trends from the information, provide own point of view and basic insights in the deliverables
Independently manage the pipeline of industry-specific tasks, set priorities, and collaborate with a team of international colleagues to meet client demands
Collaborate with consultants engaged in client service, business development or knowledge / intellectual capital building by delivering highly relevant and well-synthesized research
Building expertise in Insurance sector, related topics and master tools and resources to support your data analysis
Develop strong trusted relationships with Insurance practice members and research colleagues to promote effective knowledge sharing and positive work environment
Directly engage in strategic projects, together with our research specialists and consultants, contribute to updates and maintenance of customized knowledge products
Use MS Office tools to produce graphical portrayal of research findings, customized to project needs
What do we expect?
At least 2 years’ experience of working in a research environment, providing business information. Preferably in an insurance company, think tank or management consultancy firm
Market knowledge of European insurance sector. Familiarity with Solvency II regulation. Strong desire to increase your understanding of the Insurance market
Experience of working with specialized data sources is an advantage (e.g. Capital IQ and Market Intelligence (by S&P), AXCO, AM Best and others)
Solid problem-solving skills, excellent attention to details and inquisitive nature. Growth mindset and high-quality standards, willing to continuously improve your skills to enhance service to our clients.
Ability to prioritize your own work to satisfy competing client demands
Excellent communication skills and research synthesis skills allowing you to draw out key insights and to provide basic data analysis.
Ability to run an analysis on insurance financial statements and quantitative skills (modelling & forecasting) are an advantage
Team player who has experience of and has enjoyed working as part of a team
Strong IT skills proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
What we can offer you :
Full time job contract with an attractive compensation package (including year-end financial bonus)
Flexible benefits package which you can tailor to your needs (e.g. private health care, insurance, sport card, lunch card, gift card, saving plan, pension plan)
Opportunity for professional growth in a stable, global company
A stimulating working environment that provides opportunities for professional growth, access to mentoring and training programs
Inclusive culture with Employee Resources Groups and CSR activities
Working in diverse and dynamic teams, friendly and flexible workplace that promotes work-life balance
Fresh fruit, beverages and snacks while working in our modern office near the city center
Please submit your application in English.
Why Oliver Wyman?
Working as part of our global, entrepreneurial company, you’ll do meaningful work from day one. We’re looking for individuals who challenge the norm, and constantly strive to build something new for the firm and the world around us.
There’s no "one size fits all." We hire exceptional people and help them thrive through a built-in support network, flexible career paths, and no artificial barriers to advancement.
At Oliver Wyman we do not unlawfully discriminate against anyone and we are particularly mindful of the requirements to prohibit discrimination based on nine protected characteristics namely : age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, sex, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity we want you to bring your authentic self and be someone who enjoys working within a diverse and talented team.
Additionally, we pay close attention to work / life balance and family life, military status and personality types.