Head of US Casualty International Programs

  • 36269
  • Non-Life - Underwriting
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  • Switzerland
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  • Nov 20, 2019
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensure consistent and enhanced underwriting across the region and drive portfolio management to improve underwriting performance.
  • Describe, encourage and enforce a rigorous underwriting process and procedure monitoring system.
  • Translate the Company strategic goals into Line of Business objectives, and plan for financial and human resources to achieve them.
  • Set and deliver Underwriting Key Performance indicators, and develop Line of Business pricing policy to ensure pricing adequacy.
  • Establish exposure identification, risk assessment, risk response, control activities and monitoring of the Line of Business for which position is accountable.
  • Identify Line of Business Technical training and develop relational Line of Business training framework.
  • Deliver Key Performance Indicators through oversight of their respective Line of Business portfolio, addresses emerging issues and identifies opportunities working with local teams. Drives Line of Business product management.
  • Addressing emerging issues and identifying opportunities for growth or change within the Casualty Line of Business.
  • Developing, negotiating and implementing global and complex strategic business and service plans; providing input to business unit strategies.
  • Optimizing allocation of resources and launching common products, projects, investments across business units.
  • Developing, expanding business opportunities, long-term customer relationships.
  • Identifying opportunities and risks associated with changes in direction of external environment, looking forward 5+ years.
  • Producing results and achieving sustainable profits, either directly or by providing support by developing, implementing and monitoring business/operational plans.
  • Identifying which emerging issues are relevant to current and future needs and ensuring strategies, programs and processes incorporate these.
  • Ensuring that appropriate documentation, implementation and communication of established policies, procedures and operating standards is completed.
  • Regularly monitoring and evaluating activities to identify potential risks and issues of non-compliance.
  • Participating in or leading risk assessments, escalating potential issues.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor Degree.
  • Minimum of 15 years plus of US Casualty Primary and Excess underwriting experience with proven track record.
  • Minimum of 10 years plus people management and leadership experience/expertise.
  • Book Management, Knowledge of underwriting, product development - proficiency level expert.
  • Strong English language skills, additional languages are a benefit.
  • Entrepreneurial.
  • Passionate, desire to succeed and win.
  • Managing successfully ambiguity.
  • Open, outgoing, winning personality.
  • Relationship builder.
  • Influencer, convencer.
  • Direction setter.
  • Strong portfolio management skills.
  • Strong negotiating expertise.