Published on
04Jul17
EMEA
Paris
France

Strategy Analyst

Job offer
Strategy & Development
Life

Reporting to the Head of SGL Europe Middle East, Africa (SGL EMEA) Strategy, Planning & Support.

You will be responsible for supporting the department manager in the co-ordination of key processes & reporting covering the EMEA region. These will cover the key dimensions of the business including the management of New business pipeline MI  & tracking, the tracking progress and actions from new business opportunities subject to SGL Referral process. It also involves coordination with EMEA FP&A team on financial planning and landing for EMEA, Oversight of EMEA Strategic Market reviews, ownership of follow-up on strategic reviews, ad-hoc analysis on market trends, clients, competitors and analyses on Life EMEA’s portfolio – volumes, profitability, potential

About SCOR

SCOR is the 4th largest Reinsurance Company worldwide, following a profit-driven underwriting policy and practising selectively across all branches of reinsurance. Our specialist teams operate in over 120 countries, developing value added and innovative products and services and making long-term commitments to their clients, namely insurers and large corporations.

The Group’s strategy is based on a development model driven by three entities: SCOR Global P&C (Property and Casualty reinsurance), SCOR Global Life (Life reinsurance), and SCOR Global Investments (asset management). 

Key duties and responsibilities

Working directly with the department manager, the strategy analyst will have a key role in the co-ordination of leading processes & reporting covering the EMEA region:

  • Management of New business pipeline process: monthly pipeline tracking & management. Jointly with the EMEA FP&A team, the strategy analyst will have a key role in the regional financial planning and landing exercise; with particular focus on sales gap analysis and premium generation
  • Coordination of monthly EMEA review meetings with SGL Senior management team
  • Management of key global / regional clients strategic information
  • Management of systematic reviews of EMEA markets’ strategies – coordinate preparatory papers and ensure regular review & follow-up of actions, liaising with other key stakeholders such as SGL Divisional Strategy team as appropriate
  • Coordination of EMEA Strategic Market reviews and action tracking. Direct contact with EMEA market managers.
  • Ad-hoc analysis on market trends, clients, competitors
  • Ad-hoc studies on SGL EMEA’s portfolio

 

The strategy analyst will also be in charge of ad-hoc requests from EMEA Senior Management Team (Regional CEO, Deputy regional CEO) and responsible for developing, analysing and presenting to the senior management team strategic projects related to the 3-year regional strategic plan.

Required experience and Education

Professional experience:

1-3 years’ experience

  • Previous experience in data management and quantitative analytics
  • Previous experience in preparing and delivering presentations
  • Previous project management experience
  • Basic understanding of life insurance/reinsurance deals and life insurance/reinsurance markets
  • Previous experience in strategic consulting and forecasting & financial analysis is a plus  

The key attributes of a successful candidate will include strong analytic skills with ability to interpret analytic results, ability to prepare effective presentations (strong attention to details), understanding insurance/reinsurance basics, ability to work on many projects at a time either independently or within a team, strong relationship building skills and a solution orientated self-motivated approach to work within a complex organisational matrix.

Personal Competences:

  • Focus on quality management, attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with multi-discipline teams in a multi-locational and multi-cultural environment
  • Clear thinker – able to understand and unravel complex issues and devise solutions
  • Able to operate effectively in a culture of openness and improvement
  • Highly numerate and analytical – able to interpret and understand results
  • Able to work in challenging and complex environment and meet both internal and external deadlines
  • Proactive and receptive to change, a positive outlook and adherence to company values.
  • Focus on delivery of quality deliverables on time
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills

 

Digital Competencies:

  • Excellent use of Excel and Power Point is key.
  • Ability to use data manipulation and reporting tools.
  • Ability to determine data’s quality, value and relevance in difference contexts
  • Ability to turn information into business insights, analyse trends and how to compare or combine relevant data sets.
  • Ability to implement the data into real-world strategies. 

 

Required Education

Master Degree / University Degree from top ranked University  

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