Our client, an Underwriting Agency in B2B distribution, is looking for a Construction Underwriter to manage a Construction portfolio worth €15 million of annual premiums. In this challenging position you will be responsible for underwriting and managing a book of Casualty Construction and developing the client portfolio for the construction solutions. Communication and negotiations will be a large part of the day to day functions of this role.
The main tasks of the role include:
Analysing and evaluating the risks and exposures, reviewing the profitability of each account in order to negotiate appropriate terms and conditions, and achieve a profitable portfolio
Skilful, decisive and selective underwriting of complex risks such as dommages-ouvrages, decennial liability and CAT exposures
Following up on legal issues and compliance with all internal and external guidelines and legal requirements for the Construction accounts
New business acquisition and servicing of existing customers
Developing a profitable portfolio of accounts liaising with existing clients, third party claims managers and insurance partners
Establishing strong relationships both internally and externally, and acting as the critical interface between the broker, the clients and the company
Various administrative duties
Improving underwriting tools & methods
University degree in finance, business, economics, engineering or related field
Minimum 6 years of technical underwriting experience within the Construction market
Ability to negotiate and communicate efficiently with senior staff and executive, brokers and clients
Strong sales and marketing skills
Client services oriented
Analytical mindset and flexibility
Proactivity and problem-solving
Excellent written and spoken communication skills in both English and French
Our client is looking for a Head of Product Management Life within the Business Insurance department to reinforce the Product Management department. The latter guarantees the development and the creation of innovative insurance products (Life and Non-Life) adapted to the clients’ needs from the small companies and self-employed workers segment.
As a Head of Product Management Life, you lead the Product Management team and are responsible for the coordination between products, processes, actuarial studies and reporting of Life products.
You are responsible for the small companies and self-employed workers segment’s products’ profitability.
You handle the follow-up and analysis for Life market developments.
You initiate and follow the efficiency of products.
You innovate in a proactive way for existing or new products in order to convince internal stakeholders of your new concepts.
You coordinate the different aspects of development and implementation of products (legal framework, pricing, processes, marketing of products, training, communication, etc.).
You present an annual action plan.
You stay in touch with different stakeholders: operational services, back-office department, bank agents, and risks advisor.
University degree with a legal or economic orientation, and the world of insurance captivates you.
At least 7 years of experience as a product manager in insurance, and you have a deep knowledge of the Belgian insurance market. Specific experience in small companies and self-employed workers segment or the Life department is considered an asset.
At least 3 years of management experience in the insurance sector.
Analytical as well as commercial spirit and are creative when it comes to look for new opportunities and innovative solutions.
Ability to work independently and get results within deadlines while taking stakeholers into account
Commercial and technical knowledge.
Good communication, oral and written.
Ability to translate your analysis’ results into something clear for every stakeholer.
Our client is looking for an Underwriter to support its growth strategy in new products and services diversification, such as affinity products.
The Underwriter will be part of the multidisciplinary team that develops the affinity products solutions.
The Underwriter will be working for the Underwriting department, in charge of performing case underwriting for international business opportunities, and will be in charge of:
Developing new businesses cross-country, supporting the sales department, reacting to international clients’ requests and providing: Product details, in line with the Group’s strategy; individual risk’s, pricing’s, terms’ and conditions’ evaluation to study the new (or renewed) business convenience and feasibility
Supporting the sales department by negotiating advantageous deals and retaining strategic clients worldwide
Ensuring compliance with local regulation, laws and the internal guidelines of the company, and following up on related issues
Monitoring technical results and proposing eventual corrective measures within product-pricing decisions
Analysing the various markets/distribution channels to identify performance trends
Taking initiative to improve the current underwriting methods and tools.
University degree in business, economics, finance, or related field
Minimum 5 years of working experience in insurance at a global level, with a focus on pricing, underwriting and portfolio monitoring
Our client is looking for a Risk Manager who will identify, measure, assess, monitor and report continuously the risks at the individual and aggregated levels to which the company could be exposed as well as the interdependences between those risks in order to contribute to the set-up of an efficient risks management system including the strategies, the policies, the processes and procedures.
The risk management system covers the risks that should be taken into consideration in the calculations of the solvency capital requirements as well as the risks not or not completely impacting the calculations.
The Risk Manager’s tasks include:
Identifying, measuring and assessing all the risks to which the company could be exposed in order to be able to do a correct estimation and forecast of the risks
Set up a reporting system and initiate actions in order to maintain a level of risks tolerance as stated by the Executive Committee
Monitor, assess and report the risks in order to inform when necessary, when there is incurred risks exposure
Gather and analyze information on the evolutions and changes of the sector, on the potential consequences and implement the potential necessary modifications on the operational level in order to contribute to the continuous update and optimization of the company
Follow the norms and values the organization defends in order to contribute of the company’s growth
To hold a Master’s degree mathematics, business engineering or similar, to hold a degree in Actuarial science is a plus
Master the Microsoft Office suite
At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
To be able to analyze and to absorb complex problems and issues
To be flexible, organized and thorough
To have a team spirit, an analytical mind and the ability to synthesize information
To have the sense of timing and planning and to respect the deadlines
The Product Manager Work accident is responsible for the development of the products portfolio, as part of the Offer/Product Department. Together with the other departments, the Product Manager takes the lead on various projects to create and adapt his products portfolio to the market’s demand.
Market study, to have a full and detailed view on the competition’s products and their possible evolution
Collecting, analyzing and translating market data, together with technical insurance data, to develop a coherent product offer
Dynamic management of the product’s portfolio
Updating and implementing the offer and the products
Facilitating the exchange of information within the different department of the company
Master’s degree and/or 6 years working experience in the sector
Strong analytical skills
Proactive and perfectionist
Bilingual French/Dutch and good knowledge of English