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Senior Insurance Risk Consulting Manager

KPMG Holding AG

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Senior Insurance Risk Consulting Manager

Senior Insurance Risk Consulting Manager

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Senior Insurance Risk Consulting Manager

Do you have a passion for solving complex business problems and facilitating value-adding change within the insurance industry? Do you relish the challenge of delivering market leading risk consulting services to our key clients? In this position you will be part of our Actuarial and Insurance Risk Services team and will be responsible for driving the expansion of our risk consulting services in Switzerland, delivering advisory engagements and building KPMG's relationships with existing and target clients.
Location: Zurich
Start date: Upon Agreement
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Responsibilities & Profile

Your responsibilities
  • Providing key risk consulting services to our insurance clients including: Risk/Finance Transformation programme design and execution; Risk/Finance Target Operating Model design; Risk Framework development / review (including e.g. market risk, operational risk); Risk Appetite Framework development; Risk Management Information design; Control Efficiency/Effectiveness Assessment; Solvency II, Pillar 2 including the ORSA; Capital Management
  • Managing and assisting in the delivery of client engagements, with responsibility for client deliverables and day-to-day liaison with clients
  • Managing project teams or work streams within a project team directly at the client site
  • Providing technical input to a number of projects and providing review and challenge to deliverables produced by the team
  • Actively identifying and supporting business development opportunities, including driving sales activities such as proposal writing or pitching of products or services to prospective clients
  • Contribution to the development of new propositions and/or services and the refreshing of existing products and/or services
  • Cultivate and maintain client relationships at existing and target clients
  • Coaching and developing team members both as part of our overall Performance Management process or on specific engagements
Your profile
  • Successful candidates will hold a relevant degree, and ideally have a professional qualification in risk management or actuarial services
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in the insurance industry and ideally with management/finance/risk consulting experience. Expertise and experience in risk and/or finance is highly desirable
  • A broad knowledge of insurance products and strategies as well as knowledge of Swiss and international regulatory regimes for insurers
  • Strong external network in Switzerland is an advantage
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to explain Risk Management concepts with clarity to our clients
  • Fluency in English (written and oral) required, German a strong plus
  • Ability to set priorities in order to accomplish work in a multitasking environment and a sound track record in meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience in leading teams and projects
  • Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service


Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
25-30 days of leave, option for paid overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service

Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

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Seize this chance and become part of a high performing and fast growing team in a thriving and engaging culture. Are you a strong team player, flexible and able to work independently?
About KPMG
KPMG is one of the leading financial audit and advisory services firms in the world. Its international network makes it possible for KPMG to offer clients clear and consistent solutions locally thanks to cross-border know-how. KPMG Switzerland advises both internationally active firms and regionally active SMEs. In addition to quality and industry knowledge, one thing is key for us: client proximity. Together with our clients and organised around their needs, we develop tailor-made solutions in the audit, tax and advisory fields, within the framework of the rules of independence.

Contact person

Christos Makridis
Human Resources
+41 58 249 26 30
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.

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