Having won a significant, 20-year contract with a well-known British institution, this global firm is seizing the opportunity to relocate its headquarters to London.
It is a market-leader, shaping the future and transforming people’s lives and businesses for the better across the world. This $Billion turnover organisation is a true pioneer in its chosen fields of telecoms, technology and infrastructure. It is highly innovative and operates at the cutting-edge of technology, working in partnership with clients from a wide range of industry sectors including many global household names.
The business has identified Europe (and particularly the UK), as being a key area of growth in the coming decades. The incumbent Group Insurance Manager is retiring prior to the relocation, so this is a superb opportunity to join a prestigious firm at a truly exciting time, and really make the role your own.
Here, you will be responsible for the ongoing management and renewal of the global programme, spanning all lines of insurance. This includes managing (and potentially streamlining) the relationship with a variety of insurance brokers across multiple territories. You will also scrutinise the company’s business activities, keeping abreast of inhouse and industry developments, ensuring that the programme continues to mitigate exposures to risk. Where gaps in cover exist, you will work with brokers to develop sophisticated and innovative solutions to protect the company.
As one would expect of a firm of this size, this includes some very complex global and non-standard covers. For example, it is highly acquisitional, and its M&A activity regularly makes the front pages of the business press across the world; you will therefore have to orchestrate W&I cover for cross-border acquisitions.
As well as hearing from candidates currently working in similar in-house roles, we are keen to speak to aspirants with experience gained from within broking or underwriting environments who have exposure to related industries and relevant covers.
It is essential that you have excellent stakeholder management skills, and are comfortable building rapport and influencing various parties of all levels of seniority, based UK and abroad. You must also be able to produce a variety of reports and documentation, that clearly and succinctly relay technical information in a fashion that is understood by all. Lat but not least, you’ll be highly analytical, with a passion for finding solutions and improving business performance.
For those who desire it, there may be the opportunity to visit offices and client sites across the globe (including those based at well-known landmarks!), however, this is by no means a prerequisite.
In return, you will receive a highly competitive basic salary and a comprehensive array of company benefits including a generous bonus.
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