Senior Strategy Consultant
City : Toronto
Category : Full-time
Industry : Finance
Employer : Sun Life Financial
You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.
Sun Life is a leading financial services organization whose focus is to help Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives. With team members based around the world, the Digital Business & Technology Solutions (DBTS) group of Sun Life is working hard to align and accelerate the digital ambitions of the company. Be a part of a high-performing, diverse, and talented work force as we enable Sun Life’s exciting digital transformation.
This role will provide planning and strategic support to senior executives within DBTS and to our various business partners throughout the organization. Particular focus for this role will be in the area of executive communications, metrics and reporting, and internal strategy consulting.
What will you do?
The Senior Strategy Consultant main accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop, socialize, and manage digital metrics, OKRs, and KPIs that provide insights on progress towards operational and transformational technology ambitions.
Lead key strategic initiatives within Sun Life’s digital transformation programs including coordinating regular executive workshops and meetings.
Apply strategic frameworks and problem-solving techniques to complex and usually undefined business problems.
Proactively seek out and document storytelling opportunities to tell our digital narrative.
Conduct primary and secondary research to monitor and report on trends and help inform our strategies.
Experiment with different content distribution methods such as audio, video, text, illustrations, etc. to inspire action.
Identify and partner with internal subject matter experts across the global organization.
What will you need to succeed?
Five or more years of experience relevant to the accountabilities listed above.
A post-secondary or equivalent degree with a focus in one of the following: Business, Communications, Engineering, Humanities, or Technology.
Exceptional communication skills (written and oral). Writing skills include an ability to simplify complex or technical concepts into easy-to-understand plain language consumable by senior executives (e.g., C-suite, Board of Directors).
Excellent Microsoft PowerPoint skills including an understanding of the presentation process (storyboard to finished product and speaker notes).
Strong Microsoft Excel skills in the context of financial management, including the corresponding ability to visualize, interpret and report results.
Experience overseeing and producing complex reports that require significant cross-team coordination.
Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate and build relationships in a large organization.
Passion for strategic writing, proofreading, and editing, as well as sharing expertise with others.
Well-developed ability to self-organize and manage competing priorities.
An interest in digital innovation and technology.
What will be nice to have?
Experience with any of the following software: Camtasia, Canva, Confluence, Jira, Miro, Vyond.
Interest or experience in the financial services industry.
Familiarity with agile delivery methodologies.
Understanding Sun Life’s brand guidelines and how to apply them.
What's in it for you?
Being a member of the Sun Life family, a group of people united by our Purpose: to help Clients and employees achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives
A friendly, collaborative, and inclusive culture
A collaborative and interactive team environment
Exposure to diverse teams and great opportunities to expand your network
Flexible benefits from the day you join to meet the needs of you and your family
Pension, stock, and savings programs to help build and enhance your future financial security
Wellness programs that support the three pillars of your health – mental, physical, and financial
Flexible work from home options
The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.
We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary Range:80,000/80 000 - 130,400/130 400
Job Category:IT - Technology Services
Posting End Date:28/09/2023