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Strategy & Planning Associate - Chief Administrative Officer

New York, NY, USA | Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
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  • Functions:
    Project Management
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Job Description:
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In this role, you’ll report to the CAO and be part of a small team. In the first 100 days, you’ll be expected to seamlessly integrate with the team and work requirement, generate trust from your work with the Executive Committee through your product ( i.e. preparation of EC Meeting materials and track all action items coming from the Quarterly Ops Reviews, etc). 

What's in it for you?

Culture of internal mobility and collaboration

Ability to shape the future of our largest business unit, Marsh

Exposure to senior most leaders at Marsh

Employee Resource Groups which provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations

Competitive pay (salary and bonus potential), full benefits package – starting day one (medical, dental, vision, STI/LTI, life insurance, generous 401k match AND contribution

Eigible for up to $10k tuition reimbursement per year and participation in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Entitled to 17 days of vacation, three personal days, time off to give back to your community, ten sick days, and nine company holidays (with early dismissal)

We will count on you to:

Work closely with senior leadership to create presentations in support of key initiatives across the organization, including:quarterly operations reviews, business deep-dives, key leadership presentations and other special projects.

Oversee all aspects of projects, from start to finish, so that it is completed on schedule.

Provide input to stakeholders by utilizing internal systems, databases and research available.

Support and develop strategic partnerships with business functions, management, and other internal/external stakeholders.

Work with the strategy group and various business leaders to help develop and carry out overall annual strategic plans, vision, and values.

Provide high level analytical support and input to the CAO on issues of varying complexity.

 Coordinate and support the preparation of materials for Marsh & McLennan Executive Committee meetings, as well as Marsh’s Executive Committee meetings and off-sites.

What you need to have: 

Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred

Proactive approach, organized, strategic planner with the ability to navigate ambiguity, operate with urgency and work autonomously to develop out-of-the-box ideas

Proven analytical skills and ability to manipulate large data sets to identify key themes and opportunities both globally and within regions

Proven ability to project manage multiple projects on a stand-alone basis, managing multiple stakeholders and timelines, driving results

What makes you stand out:

Strong working knowledge of the insurance industry across multiple geographies

Experience working in a multi-national, globally matrixed insurance organization preferred; past experience working for a global broker is a plus; Management Consulting experience highly desirable

Comfortable with ambiguity – proven ability to go deep into a particular area with limited background and move seamlessly from strategic to tactical

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