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    Job Title – Head of Financial Institutions

    Contract – Permanent

    Salary – Circa £120,000

    Location – London


    Position Summary

    The job holder will have overall responsibility for the performance and management of the Financial Institutions business.

    Functional Knowledge

    • Excellent market understanding
    • Good understanding of the market & culture and opportunities and threats
    • Strong technical knowledge of Loss Adjusting
    • Knowledge of new business generation techniques
    • Knowledge of FSA procedures and the TCF initiative


    General Background, Experience & Professional Qualifications

    • A recognised profile within the Financial Institutions market with a reputation for excellence
    • ACII / CILA qualified
    • Experience of achieving financial targets in a complex environment
    • Strong technical background


    Key Responsibilities

    • Accountable for the delivery of the Financial Institutions strategic plans
    • Drive growth and the market leading position
    • Proactive management of a team of adjusters, ensuring high performance levels and employee development that supports the achievement of the business objectives
    • Drive the financial performance and support the delivery of the UK business financial targets
    • Ensure up-to-date technical knowledge with employees
    • Identify trends, gaps & opportunities, and drive regular reviews of business opportunities
    • Personally lead the relationship with identified key clients and ensure all issues are dealt with to the satisfaction of both parties
    • Be a leading reference point on key business issues, to the Head and members of the Leadership team & others as appropriate
    • Responsible for effective and accurate fee management and charges
    • Drive quality of data in Prime (or other systems that may be used) and compliance with protocols
    • Ensure talent management, succession planning and effective recruitment takes place in support of future business performance
    • Support the concept & delivery of effective corporate governance



    • Strongly customer focused at all times to ensure development and maintenance of client relationships
    • Demonstrates high levels of personal integrity and professionalism
    • Team player; able to exchange information and knowledge at all levels
    • Portray and develop positive working relationships within own team and across teams
    • Be solutions focussed in order to deliver against targets
    • Demonstrate a flexible and resilient management style



    • Strategic planning & implementation skills
    • Strong people management skills
    • Ability to energise and motivate teams to achieve
    • Excellent client facing skills
    • Public speaking & presentation skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • An ability to make sound judgement calls in complex situations
    • High decision making skills
    • Strong thought Leadership
    • High credibility, both internally and externally, and an ability to represent the Company at the highest levels


    For a full brief please contact one of our specialist consultants:-

    Tel: 01992 445 710

    Email: admin@lawesgroup.co.uk



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