Head of Capital Partners

  • 36161
  • Life - Other
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  • New York, United States
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  • Nov 1, 2019
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  • German, Spanish, Portuguese
  • As a member of the Executive Leadership team and the global Capital Partners executive management team, lead and motivate a team of highly specialized originators, analysts, structurers and underwriters dedicated to providing our clients with structured and non-traditional risk transfer solutions.
  • Responsible for the profitable growth of the Capital Partners Americas book of business and overall performance against financial targets. In partnership with the global Capital Partners team, develop the strategy and operating model for the Americas.
  • Represent the department as an executive leader locally within the Client Management and Underwriting community as well as in the global operation.
  • Drive the vision of the overarching Capital Partners strategy, providing critical and proactive partnership to each relevant Business Unit in the Americas with an unbiased and holistic view of the company’s strategy.
  • Actively contribute to the origination of new opportunities, both on a direct basis and through dedicated broker or other distribution channels. Explore new solutions and client segments/niches, anticipating new trends and developments.
  • Provide tactical guidance and technical expertise to ongoing projects and deal opportunities.
  • Drive deal and project-related decision making and drive internal approval processes, e.g. presentations to relevant central functions and underwriting committees.
  • Support and contribute to cross-functional strategy projects and represent Company and Capital Partners as a reliable partner to our clients and business partners.
  • Promote the unit as a constant innovator and market leader in industry conferences, client meetings and overarching activities.
  • Drive innovation and serve as a key cultural driver and role model.
  • 10+ years of experience in structured reinsurance and insurance risk securitization.
  • Expert understanding of prospective and retroactive reinsurance structuring, capital market solutions including parametric solutions, ILS and Cat bond is required.
  • Proven academic achievement with a bachelors or master’s degree in finance, business administration, accounting, mathematics, law and/or economics preferred.
  • Familiarity with actuarial concepts and well-versed in corporate finance.
  • Ability to negotiate complex reinsurance, ILS and capital markets transactions with clients’ key decision makers and market intermediaries.
  • Project management experience, ability to deliver under time restrictions with multiple constituencies.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset combined with the ability to set a vision and inspire others to action.
  • Leadership, business acumen and organizational savvy.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take on responsibility and work independently, along with the competence to prioritize for oneself and the team when needed.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to build strong networks and effectively communicate in a dynamic multi-cultural work environment.
  • Intellectual curiosity with a strong work ethic and a team player mentality are necessary attributes in order to excel in the collaborative Capital Partners organization.
  • Proficiency in German, Spanish and/or Portuguese language is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel extensively.