Gallagher Senior Consultant - Operations & Strategy in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. at http://www.ajg.com/ , one of the world's largest insurance brokerage and risk management services firms, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services to clients around the world. If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place. Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

Position Summary:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the most significant projects (e.g., strategic change management, new business and product initiatives, process re-engineering, establishment of control procedures) on a firm-wide scale.

  • Sometimes referred to as the internal consultant, typically works on multi-disciplinary projects and require a broad knowledge of the firm and its key functions.

  • This incumbent may also be responsible for the tools and methods of six sigma, including DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), DFSS (Design for Six Sigma), Process Management, Lean and Project Selection.

  • Develops and maintains specific subject expertise and advises businesses management, and relevant third parties.

  • Has regular contact among peers within the firm and externally, including regulators and professional organizations.

  • Provides advice to internal clients on the implications of business trends, issues, operating environment changes and firm or business unit strategy.

  • Primary focus of role is on day-to-day operational execution, although roles will also include contributing to strategic planning within area of expertise.

  • Acts as a subject area expert and directs activities of staff.

  • Develops and maintains specific subject expertise and advises businesses management, and relevant third parties.

  • Has regular contact among peers within the firm and externally, including regulators and professional organizations.

  • Provides advice to internal clients on the implications of business trends, issues, operating environment changes and firm or business unit strategy.

Additional Considerations:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree and 7 years experience required.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Corporate and General Services

Organization: Corp - Home Office

Title: Senior Consultant - Operations & Strategy

Location: Illinois-Rolling Meadows

Requisition ID: 44813