Emerging Customers Business Analyst - Internship

Location 75-PARIS, France
Experience level Internships
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
Apply before 11/20/2016

6-month internship from January 2017


Presentation of the Department:


AXA’s Emerging Customer team is composed of members at both the Group and Regional (Asia and Mediterranean & Latin America regions) levels. It is in charge of driving the execution of AXA’s micro-insurance strategy, which aims at protecting lower income populations who are progressing economically towards becoming  tomorrow’s emerging middle class across high growth markets.


The Emerging Customers team supports local entities in the roll-out of their micro-insurance operations through partnership-building, product development, operations optimisation amongst others.


This business model leverages the expertise of MicroEnsure, the micro-insurance specialist player in which AXA has taken an equity stake (46%). When relevant, the emerging customer’s team facilitates the collaboration between MicroEnsure and AXA’s entities.


End clients priorities are central to the AXA Emerging Customers team: we anticipate changing social and individual needs and tailor our products and services accordingly. We are meeting these needs by developing innovative solutions that leverage cutting-edge technologies.



Primary mission


The Emerging Customers team is looking for a profile with strong interest in the financial inclusion space willing to perform a 6 months internship as a business analyst. The primary mission will be to follow-up on the overall financial and operational performance of the business, as well as the generation of new market development opportunities  



Main activities

  • Support the annual planning process, action plan and report generation

    • Generate and continuously improve information dashboards that facilitate access to data across entities

    • Track and monitor all on-going programs on a quarterly basis against their forecast and actual delivery and business case baseline

    • Coordination with all involved stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate reporting

    • Produce clear, accurate and concise documentation, that facilitates decision making at all levels of the organization


  • Develop in-depth studies of specific topics relating to the emerging customers space (alternative distribution channels, market entry)

  • Support business development


    • Generate  required financial analyses and models that support new business generation

    • Prepare discussion material to present the Emerging Customers offer to any potential partner


Professional and technical skills

    • Student with Convention de Stage, on its final masters year

    • Process oriented, an organiser with strong planning ability and attention to detail

    • Strong time keeping skills, efficient, autonomous

    • Capacity to consolidate and summarize information from varied sources

    • Analytical skills / ability to evolve in a complex and diverse technical environment;

    • Fluent in English - both written and spoken; French language skills optional but preferred;

    • MS Office: Word, Excel (including pivot tables, working with databases), Power Point, Outlook – advanced level (obligatory) 
      • Ability to create dashboards


  • Interpersonal skills

    • Motivated by an international and dynamic environment;

    • Genuine interest on financial inclusion,

    • Solid oral and written communication;

    • Able to work in a team and also autonomously;

    • Customer oriented;

    • Results focused;


Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life?  Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.  In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.
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