STG Strategy Manager

Chicago, Illinois
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May 22, 2024
Jul 18, 2024
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Job Description

Aon Strategy and Technology Group (STG) is looking for a Manager for our Strategy Consulting practice!

Location: Hybrid - Chicago, Illinois

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Strategy Advisory group within the Strategy & Technology Group (STG) vertical in Chicago, Illinois.

Aon STG Strategy Advisory provides consulting services to firms who operate across the insurance landscape, which include many of the most prestigious companies in the Global Property, Casualty, Insurtech, Digital Platforms, and Health and Benefit (re)insurance market. We help our clients to navigate a fast-changing market environment to drive profitable and sustainable growth and business results.

We have privileged access to Aon's proprietary data and its global network of (re)insurance industry experts to derive unique and compelling insights into the sources of competitive advantage in our industry. Most importantly we help our clients to turn insights into practical actions and into tangible outcomes.

As a Strategy Consulting Manager, you will be in a client-facing role working directly with Client Leaders and Aon Leadership to develop strategies and solutions to help our clients turn insights into practical actions, and into tangible returns. Your role will involve leading consulting teams to deliver business focused initiatives and strategic recommendations for our clients through understanding their objectives, addressing their challenges, developing an understanding of market conditions and issues, and defining strategies that drive growth opportunities and competitive market advantages. In addition to Client delivery, you will be responsible for managing Client relationships and Aon network relationships, coaching, mentoring, and developing the staff, contribute to expanding STG's market presence, and supporting the growth of our organization.

Aon is in the business of better decisions.

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world. As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

What the day will look like

  • Lead the full lifecycle of complex client engagements from ideation to project scope definition to project management, delivery and presentation to C-suite
  • Manage the overall client relationship building credibility and trust
  • Be responsible for project delivery and managing Associate and Senior Associate team members within the project team
  • Be responsible for structuring a client project/problem into phases and questions, hypothesis testing, story building and deliverable production
  • Lead problem solving sessions with internal/external clients to develop processes, methodologies, and transition strategies that will guide them to the objective future state
  • Developing storyboard, framework for analysis, and formulating overarching narrative
  • Lead the identification and communication of recommendations to clients
  • Oversee the implementation and execution of strategic recommendations
  • Developing and drafting client proposals, articulating STG's value proposition
  • Work towards selling client engagements through ongoing relationship and delivery of strategic initiatives
  • Work in a collaborative environment with clients and colleagues
  • Challenge the status quo and internal processes to identify opportunities to work more efficiently
  • Lead by strong example, mentor, coach, and potentially line manage Associates and Senior Associates
  • Support and lead additional function (talent, data, operations, etc) in support of STG's growth including data management, operations, compliance, etc

Skills and experience that will lead to success

  • Minimum bachelor's degree from a top tier university; MBA is preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience in corporate strategy or management consulting (prominent advisory firm experience is preferred) and experience in the P&C insurance industry
  • Experience leading projects and managing teams of professionals to deliver quality and insightful work to Executive stakeholders
  • Experienced in business storytelling and formulating strategic narratives
  • Ability to develop robust and impactful Client & Executive presentations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical abilities and a track record of business success
  • Strong attention to detail and a critical eye in overseeing work of more junior team members
  • Ability to perform well under pressure, on multiple work streams, and with tight deadlines
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Willing to travel (typically less than 20%)

How we support our colleagues

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognize that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work... and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status.

We welcome applications from all and provide individuals with disabilities with reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application, interview process and to perform essential job functions once onboard. If you would like to learn more about the reasonable accommodations we provide, email

For positions in San Francisco and Los Angeles, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction record in accordance with local Fair Chance ordinances.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pay Transparency Laws:

The salary range for this position (intended for U.S. applicants) is $132,000.00 to $155,000.00 annually.

The actual salary will vary based on applicant's education, experience, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary may also be adjusted based on applicant's geographic location.

Aon offers a comprehensive package of benefits for full-time and regular part-time colleagues, including, but not limited to: a 401(k) savings plan with employer contributions; an employee stock purchase plan; consideration for long-term incentive awards at Aon's discretion; medical, dental and vision insurance, various types of leaves of absence, paid time off, including 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year, 15 days of paid vacation per year, paid sick leave as provided under state and local paid sick leave laws, short-term disability and optional long-term disability, health savings account, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, employee and dependent life insurance and supplemental life and AD&D insurance; optional personal insurance policies, adoption assistance, tuition assistance, commuter benefits, and an employee assistance program that includes free counseling sessions. Eligibility for benefits is governed by the applicable plan documents and policies.




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