The Global Underwriting Manager will be part of the Chief Underwriting Office Property team providing Global Chief Underwriting Officer (GCUO) Property the ability to deploy Global Product Strategy and associated frameworks and controls.
Reports to : Global Head of Underwriting Management
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The key internal interactions (Manager, Team, Other Teams)
Support GCUO, Business Unit Chief Underwriting Officers (BU CUO), Regional Product Leaders (RPL) and Underwriters with the development and review of Insurance contract wordings, in conjunction with Legal and Wordings
Collaborate with GCUO Property to support deployment of Global Product strategy and associated frameworks and controls
Work in conjunction with Underwriting Governance Centre (UGC) & Region on Rules and Guidelines (R&G’s), Directives & Underwriting Authority Template
Co-ordination of network and ensuring actions are followed up on and resolved
Adoption of appropriate collaboration tools to share best practice guidance quickly
Co-ordination of training material with relevant colleagues (including Marketing and the Underwriting Academy) and support the overall successful delivery of training strategy, using lessons learnt to drive improvements.
Provide support for GCUO Property on project work, product strategy & execution of Operational Plan
Support GCUO in providing treaty reinsurance information pack allowing Ceded Re to negotiate treaty placement
Teamwork Collaborating with colleagues across GCUO, Underwriting, Claims, the Wordings team, Legal Department and beyond to assist in product development and product innovationWork with GCUO, Underwriting, UGC & AXA Group in all aspects of UW Governance, including:Drafting and updating of R&GCascade of Underwriting Authority, as pre-agreed between CUO and BU CUO along with any required ongoing administrationIndependent / Thematic reviews Effective referral management and maintenance of referral to CUOAXA Group mandates & Letter of Application
Analyzing Reviewing our existing products, new product development (including Product PAPs) and those of our competitors, including analysis and explanation of individual clauses right through to entire product wordings, always with a focus on delivering a commercial solution to any issued raisedDevelopment and enhancement of policy forms and endorsements. Assist underwriters to interpret and respond to coverage requestsSupport & perform analytics, as required, of UW MI
Creating Working closely with key stakeholders to build new insurance products or refine / expand existing productsDevelop & promote best practice UW standards & support implementation Support engagement & development of solution in respect of both emerging and systemic risk
Training and Developing
Sharing best practice solutions across the wider businessTrain underwriters to better understand risk and exposure to actual claims Co-ordination of training material and support the overall successful delivery of training strategy
SHARE your talent
We’re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:
Proven and established Property, Energy, and/or Construction. UW experience
Act independently, think in global terms and demonstrate excellent business acumen
Strong Collaborator: Develop and maintain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Provide guidance and seek input from others as needed to achieve the best result possible. Capable of working and collaborating with a virtual team, across multiple diverse geographies and cultures
Use judgment to identify and solve day to day problems in straightforward situations
Ability to analyze and interpret data appropriately and identify trends in order to direct/engage with others as needed
FIND your future
AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA, is known for solving complex risks. For mid-sized companies, multinationals and even some inspirational individuals we don’t just provide re/insurance, we reinvent it.
How? By combining a strong and efficient capital platform, data-driven insights, leading technology, and the best talent in an agile and inclusive workspace, empowered to deliver top client service across all our lines of business − property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty.
With an innovative and flexible approach to risk solutions, we partner with those who move the world forward.
At AXA XL we are happy to talk flexible working. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and consider flexible ways of working for every role. Talk to us about how we can make flexibility work for you.