Analyst, NMG Graduate Program – Canada

This is a unique opportunity within our Toronto team to advance your career and be a key member of our growing consulting team, as an international Analyst. This position will suit a self-motivated individual who possesses strong technical and analytical skills in addition to excellent client management abilities.

Company Overview

Global Insights Consulting Practice is our largest business-line globally, runs evidenced-based consulting programmes, based on interviewing the leading industry experts, and key decision makers at buy-side clients and intermediaries annually, to analyse industry trends and the competitive performance and positioning of sell-side providers. The Global Insights Consulting practice conducts more than 50 evidence-based Insights Consulting Programmes annually, covering life insurance, health insurance, wealth management, asset management and reinsurance, across all major financial services markets internationally.

The combination of our specialist focus, global network (presence in 51 countries), research and analytics, give us a unique perspective on the market dynamics relevant to the insurance, reinsurance and investments industries globally.

Summary Statement

This is a unique opportunity within our Toronto team to advance your career and be a key member of our growing consulting team, as an international Analyst. You will be making meaningful contributions from day one to challenge your creativity, develop your skills and network with industry leaders.

The role will support the implementation and delivery of our core Insights propositions globally and work closely with senior colleagues to develop insightful analysis, deepen relationships with existing clients, contribute to consulting assignments and drive the vision for improvement and expansion. Specific objectives will include enhancing the profile and value of our existing Life & Health Reinsurance, P&C Reinsurance, Group Benefits & Retirement and Asset Management programmes.

This position will suit a self-motivated individual who possesses strong technical and analytical skills in addition to excellent client management abilities. Responsible for working with Consultants on programme design, executive interview management and client delivery, immersion in our methodologies will be critical for success, along with the ability to articulate and debate insights and key messages with senior management. Over time you will be considered a key source within the market for critical insight and analysis.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to build their network and knowledge within the asset management, primary life insurance and reinsurance industry globally; and with this experience and information advantage, develop their advisory capability and expertise in order to grow the practice and advance their career. High performers will have the opportunity of a three-month international placement at one of our offices during the program.

Up to 20% travel within the role may be required, depending upon location and client requirements.

Role

Analyst, NMG Graduate Program

Location:

Toronto

Industry:

Key Responsibilities

  • Strengthen NMG’s intellectual property and information base by implementing and evolving our proven global propositions

  • Engage with NMG representatives within North America (and globally) to learn methodologies and leverage existing capability

  • End-to-end programme delivery (market and company specific topic coverage, executive interview management with industry decision makers and professionals, proprietary data analytics and insights development, presentation and client request deliverables), liaising with NMG specialists who have developed similar programmes globally

  • Proactive engagement with target clients on topics and industry themes; build rapport with decision makers at target/potential clients and presenting at forums and conferences to develop profile and contribute to business development

  • Subsequently examine opportunities to launch other NMG programs in conjunction with NMG specialists; utilise the collective expertise and resources across all divisions of the NMG Group in order to fully exploit our “information advantage” and improve the quality of our client offering

Competencies, Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification (preferably with Honours); undergraduate degree in commerce (finance, accounting, business administration), actuarial science, data science, statistics, or mathematics is considered a plus

  • Pursuing CFA or actuarial qualification (not mandatory); work experience in Financial Services

  • Proven analytical skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and interest in developing client relationships; excellent attention to detail and high quality standards

  • Highly motivated to learn, build their career and grasp opportunities; ability to work effectively within a global team; ability to manage multiple projects

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; bilingual preferred

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