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Consultant – Toronto

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

Company Overview

The NMG Group is a global advisory and intermediary firm focused exclusively on the financial services sector. Established in 1992, NMG has enjoyed rapid expansion internationally and now has over 800 employees in 18 cities worldwide. Our guiding principal is to always ‘Find a Better Way’.

NMG Consulting is a leading multinational insurance, reinsurance and investments consultancy, integrating consulting, insights and analytics. Our consultants provide strategy consulting, insights, analytics and actuarial services to financial institutions including banks, insurers, reinsurers and fund managers.

We are constantly evolving and the range of work that we do challenges and expands our peoples’ knowledge at lightning speed. Our flat, team-based structures encourage participation from all experience levels – everyone is encouraged to contribute, regardless of their role. We advocate hearing different points of view, collaboration and constructive debate.

Global Insights Consulting Practice – 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 wealth management, asset management, insurance and reinsurance, across all major financial services markets internationally. The insights from these programmes help support various strategic initiatives for our clients.

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

The role will manage the implementation and delivery of our core Insights propositions within North America 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 insurance and Asset Management proposition.

This position will suit a self-motivated individual who possesses strong technical and analytical skills in addition to excellent client management abilities. Responsible for project design, 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 executives. 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 and life insurance industry in North America; and with this experience and information advantage, develop their advisory capability and expertise in order to grow the practice and advance their career.

Up to 10% travel within the role may be required, depending upon location and client requirements.

Role

Consultant

Location:

Canada

Key Responsibilities

  • Strengthen NMG’s intellectual property and information base within the Canadian and US market by implementing and evolving our proven global propositions

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

  • End-to-end project delivery (market and company specific topic coverage, 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 projects 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 new NMG studies 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). Pursuing CFA or actuarial qualification (not mandatory)

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in Financial Services with proven analytical skills and an ability to work effectively within a global team

  • Highly motivated to learn, build their career and grasp opportunities within insurance and asset management industry

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and interest in developing client relationships

  • Excellent attention to detail and high quality standards. Ability to manage multiple projects .Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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