Practice Director, Field Services EMEA

United Kingdom - Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Guidewire Software

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. ​We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and...

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Guidewire is seeking a Practice Director to lead our Field Services in EMEA and ensure successful delivery of our Guidewire Cloud Platform implementation projects.
The Delivery Services Practice Director is accountable for ensuring the successful implementation of Guidewire’s products for our non-life insurance industry customers. Project budgets are often in the 10’s of millions of Euros and involve hundreds of people from diverse providers. Reporting to the Regional Vice President, the Practice Director leads a team of Portfolio Directors from across Europe, who in turn are responsible for multiple implementation projects in their geographies.


  • Accountable for accurate project planning and estimation
  • Successful implementation project execution across the region
  • Drives standards and raises quality, ensures continuous improvement in the team
  • Accurate revenue and margin forecasting
  • Contributes to quarterly investor updates
  • Provides executive leadership from presales to production
  • Escalation point for issues during implementations
  • Manage and mentor Portfolio Directors to achieve their career aspirations


  • Proven track record in leading project delivery teams
  • Strong experience building and managing technical and business teams
  • 10+ years experience in consulting/delivery
  • Practical Insurance Industry experience
  • Highly motivated, thrives in dynamic environments
  • Strong influencing and collaboration skills, able to drive and implement change
  • Comfortable with the unknown
Why Guidewire?
We’re proud to shout about our excellent benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

About Guidewire
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.
Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
CONSENT and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT By clicking the submitting your application on the following page:
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Job tags: Mentor R&D
Job perks/benefits: Insurance
Job region(s): Europe
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