In this role, you will be exposed to cutting-edge technology in an environment focused on innovation and entrepreneurship through supporting our Japanese clients in the Technology Strategy & Transformation consulting practice. You will be part of teams that provide the bridge between business and technology, advising and delivering technology-enabled transformation to unlock business value.
You’ll work alongside our clients to help them transform their IT organization, with reference to the following areas:
IT Strategy Development: Assist clients develop a technology strategy and roadmap that aligns with and supports their key business priorities. Ensure that IT is able to act as a key enabler for business value.
IT Sourcing: Allow clients to develop a sourcing strategy and delivery model to support the business needs at an optimal cost. Assess different vendor capabilities and commercial propositions and develop recommendations for a future state. Support clients through the sourcing and selection process and transition to the new deliver model.
IT Operating Models: Support a senior IT leadership team or business sponsor to develop an IT Operating Model, outlining the strategic aims of the organization, and then defining the various components of the IT function, including roles, processes, controls and potentially tools.
IT Assessments: Undertake IT maturity assessments, potentially across all elements of the IT function. Such an assignment would examine how business alignment, strategy, architecture, development, and operations are currently being run, and seek to understand issues with capability, process, and governance. The assignment would conclude with a set of
recommendations and next steps.
IT Architecture: Identifying and setting out the architectural components that provide a framework to facilitate the provision of technology and business solutions.
IT Transformation: Shaping a major IT Transformation program for a client and running the Program Management Office of a major change program to deliver business and technology initiatives.
Tertiary qualification in a technology or business discipline.
Currently enrolled in an MBA program or have obtained the qualification with a well-ranked institution.
Minimum 12 years of professional experience in business and technology transformation with exposure in both managing consulting firms and strategic corporate technology roles.
Has strong knowledge of the technology landscape in the Life of the General Insurance Industry.
Experience leading business model design and implementation, with exposure to one or more of the following areas:
o Digital product strategy and enablement
o Information and integration
o IT strategy blueprint
o Cloud strategy
Experience with budgetary responsibilities related to projects or resources.
Exceptional interpersonal, team-building, and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience.
Ability to build consensus and foster change in ambiguous settings.
Commitment to personal and professional growth.
Sense of responsibility to self, team, and client.
Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives.
Drive, tenacity, client-focused and results-oriented.
An appreciation of the consulting lifestyle and ability to travel (both locally and abroad) is a pre-requisite to fit our short-term and long-term project assignments.
Willingness to work outside of the office base and most of all...
Ability to be mindfully present and appreciate the humor of each moment.
Fluency in spoken and written Japanese.
Exposure in supporting Japanese enterprise clients.