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Business Transformation Consultant

LaFosse are excited to be working with a global general insurance and reinsurance company seeking a Business Transformation Consultant with excellent communication skills to help provide strategy for their business.

This individual will act as Trusted advisor to the business with a focus on improving the experience and maximise the benefits of change. They will support the business in problem solving through thought leadership and external perspectives and ensure change needs are understood and appropriately planned for in the change portfolio.

The successful application will be responsible for providing the business with providing the business with the organisational context and change portfolio context. Creating connectivity to change happening elsewhere in the organisation and joining the dots to other project/BAU activity, identifying likely impacts on change plans and advising on sequencing, sharing best practice and learnings from other project/BAU activity

This role will be based in London or Leeds - Salary will reflect the location

Primary Responsibilities

* The following will be done either individually or alongside a Senior Business Transformation Consultant for larger/more complex functions:
*Partner to one of more business functions to become the trusted advisor for solving business problems
*Provide the business with structure, advice, and guidance and share best practice learnings as they work through new ideas and strategies
*Undertake diagnosis activities to understand causes and identify potential resolution of issues
*Support the development, sequencing and communication of clearly articulated opportunity statements (the change portfolio) to support delivery of the business functions change needs
*Ensure the change portfolio aligns to overall business strategy
*Support the business function in identifying broader business impacts and joining the dots to other project/BAU activity
*Support the business to articulate the benefits to be realised through any proposed change
*Support the business in transitioning any project activity into the Change delivery team with robust business case which is clearly aligned to benefit
*Monitor progress and support in the resolution of issues once a programme/project is in flight including through active membership of the Project / Programme Steering Committees
*Maintaining relationships with the Change delivery team and other key stakeholders as necessary to ensure successful delivery of change and achievement of business strategies and benefits
*Provide the business function with insights on latest market developments and innovations through attending and participating in industry seminars and reading relevant publications
*Follow Business Transformation Consulting approaches, outputs, reporting and governance to support consistency and commonality in engagement with the business

Required Skills/ Experience:

* Passion for bringing real and positive change to the organisation
*Excellent stakeholder relationship management skills, capable of establishing and maintaining relationships across the business at a senior level
*Confident and credible and capable of offering insightful commentary and advice both to the business and peers
*Ability to challenge the status quo in a positive, constructive, and professional manner
*Commercial acumen
*Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear and easy to understand way both in oral and written form
*Logical thinking, ability to join the dots and see the big picture
*Problem solving and trouble shooting skills
* Experience of working collaboratively with business and change professionals to identify solutions to business problems
*Experience of managing relationships with internal business customers at a senior executive level
*Strategic planning experience (knowledge of approaches, techniques, tools and outputs)
*Experience of managing multi-discipline projects
*Broad financial services experience with understanding of insurance processes and technology in London Market and Regional operations
* Knowledge of business transformation and operational change management methodologies, tools and techniques
*Knowledge of project and programme management and continuous improvement methodologies, tools and techniques