An exciting opportunity has become available at one of the leading underwriters in Johannesburg.
The role will include servicing a portfolio of clients within the risk finance area of a dynamic and innovative insurance group. Growing the portfolio by developing leads and marketing new product solutions. Structure and maintain operations to support the strategy.
Involvement in structuring and marketing of new product solutions.
Review existing insurance products and programmes in accordance with sound underwriting and reinsurance requirements.
Adherence of all existing and new programmes to current accounting, legal and tax practices.
Design and implement operational improvements, to agreed service levels.
Visit brokers and clients for leads and maintain strategic business relationships.
Develop and maintain sound business and personal relationships with identified key decision makers.
Provide technical training and assistance within the risk finance team, including training of junior staff.
Stand in for Executive Head: Risk Finance Solutions, when required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 5 years’ experience in insurance, structured finance or investment banking.
Risk finance/alternative risk transfer/cell captive experience advantageous.
BCom(Hons), CA (SA) or similarly recognised tertiary qualification.
Would also suit short-term insurance actuary, interested in product design.
Proven track record in financial services industry with references.
Ability to work independently, accurately and achieve targets.
Self-motivated, team skills and strong administration skills required.