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    Job Title – Reinsurance Department Manager
    Contract – Permanent
    Location – Essex

    Salary – £Neg


    What can you expect:

    We are currently seeking experienced senior Reinsurance professionals to join our client in order to work as part of a dedicated team of Reinsurance Technicians in Essex.

    This role will be responsible for leading a department within their Global team reporting directly to the Regional Manager; responsible for the overall service operation.

    What you will be rewarded with?

    • Good work life balance with a competitive salary.
    • Comprehensive benefits programs including: excellent pension contributions, private health insurance, tuition assistance, pension, employee assistance program, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs.
    • 27 days’ holiday with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per year.

    We will rely on you to:

    • Lead, manage and direct service operations for the department.
    • Support Senior Management by contributing to the formulation and execution of Global team strategic objectives.
    • Ensure compliance and internal governance within policies and procedures.
    • Build sustainable network with Clients, Brokers and Markets.
    • Responsible for operational issues within direct area of responsibility.
    • Direct all people related matters with Human Resources; including but not limited to recruiting, performance management, training, compensation, talent mapping, succession planning, status changes, etc.
    • Provide direction and mentoring to Colleagues, Team Managers and across departments on internal governance and compliance on policies and procedures.
    • Make decisions on complex, tactical and operational short-term issues within direct area of responsibility.
    • Participate in budget creation for the department; manage costs, working within budgetary/financial objectives for the department.
    • Provide service process information for Request for Proposal (RFP) and sales opportunities.
    • Maintain individual performance and development plans for direct reports with effective mentoring and performance feedback.
    • Via Team Managers, maintain robust operational management discipline using Management Information metrics to achieve Global team Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
    • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

    What you need to have:

    • Act as a mentor and coach to develop team colleagues; build passion and commitment towards team, department and organisational goals.
    • Ability to inspire and motivate high performance within a Market facing environment and across the company.  An excellent manager of people with the ability to lead and manage a high performance team, displaying a positive and inspirational attitude. 
    • Proven Manager in their profession with strong ability to engage with Clients, Markets and Colleagues in a professional manner, establishing rapport in order to effectively access internal and external networks and relationships with Clients, Markets and Brokers.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a high performance team. Attention to detail in completing assigned tasks.
    • Positive attitude, willingness to offer and execute ideas and solutions to enhance processes within a changing environment.
    • Successful management of workload; able to manage expectations of all Clients and Stakeholders.
    • Able to challenge appropriately, supporting business cases with facts and information.
    • Understanding of project management methodology, stakeholder management, and risk mitigation.
    • Able to engage, influence and negotiate with Clients, Markets and Colleagues in a professional manner. 
    • Consistently provide guidance by mentoring and/or training Colleagues.
    • Consistently deliver superior Client service. 
    • Strong ability to successfully manage workload considerate to varying demands to manage expectations of all Customers and Stakeholders.
    • Proven track record with delivery of change, including but not limited to process and people impacts and process improvement to enhance the provision of service.
    • Act as a role model by example, attitude and displaying of consistent behaviour committed to a ‘can do’ culture.

    What makes you stand out:

    • In-depth knowledge of Reinsurance concepts, Market systems, general business trends, financial and regulatory impacts on the organisation.
    • Proven change leadership skills.
    • Ability to developing others.



    London: 0203 4118430

    Email: admin@lawesgroup.co.uk

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