Location: 

Hong Kong, HK, HK

 

Business Transformation Analyst 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.

 

About the Role

 

  • Are you a creative thinker, who can balance innovation with pragmatism? 
  • Are you known as a catalyst for change, with energy to motivate others and drive momentum? 
  • Do you have a toolkit of frameworks, practices and experience to help solve problems and drive execution? 

 

We are looking for a highly motivated team member to join the newly established Asia Business Transformation and Strategy Execution function.

 

This exciting opportunity will require you to collaborate closely with various roles and teams on a market, regional and global level. You will act as a trusted partner, demonstrating proactive insights and a great can-do attitude on all matters related to strategy execution and business transformation.

 

The key tasks are:

  • Development and management of frameworks, agendas and material to steer strategic discussion and decision making
  • Enable Asia-wide transformation activity through delivery support – promoting agile principles, design thinking and change management practices
  • Support business planning and performance management activity – such as target setting and scorecard reporting
  • Support commercial decision making through business case assessment, hypothesis development and validation
  • Project management of initiatives and workstream participation in Asia projects
  • Provide consulting and advisory services to senior management
  • Collaborate with enablement and support community, sharing ideas and information to ensure clarity and alignment of activity

 

About the Team

 

Strategy & Operations Asia is responsible for a wide and diverse range of topics. We provide and continuously improve the platform that ensures success of the Asia Region, facilitating connections across functions, teams and initiatives. This is an exciting team for people who enjoy navigating ambiguity, developing new content and approaches to address strategic opportunities and tackling challenges.

 

Team members need to be highly motivated to work both autonomously and with diverse partners across the region and globally. Our team is located all over Asia, with a focus on our two regional hubs - Singapore and Hong Kong.


About You

 

 

  • Solid track record in business transformation execution, e.g. over five years experience in large scale project management and change management
  • Ability to think strategically and share alternate perspectives, encouraging adoption of new ideas
  • Understanding of the insurance end-to-end business model and profit drivers – to assess commercial value and prioritise actions
  • Genuine curiosity, willingness to learn and ability to probe into the 'why'
  • Ability to manage the expectations of multiple stakeholders with varied priorities 
  • Proficient in communication, story telling and development of presentation material
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and limited direction, and pitching in when required 
  • Solid process management skills, ability to meet deadlines, organise others and provide realistic scope and deliverables to business partners
  • Advocate of design thinking, user design and customer experience practices
  • Advocate of agile principles and ability to integrate an agile mindset into day-to-day activities

 

  • Experience in other industries and business types is an advantage – to inject fresh thinking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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