07 Feb 2019

Trading Manager

Ref 32216

An insurance company is looking to recruit a Trading Manager to report directly to the Broker Development Manager.

This job involves running the trading function of the business making the successful role holder responsible for the commercial performance of the underwriting team. They will be responsible for the commercial delivery of a team of underwriters including financial and service delivery. 

The Trading Manager will also lead the Service Leaders in the relevant island and will focus on delivery of service within their service promises to proactively manage the service of all new and renewal business.  

As part of the Underwriting and portfolio management leadership group, the role holder will also be involved in developing and implementing operational plans, business development activities, monitoring and reporting business performance, managing stakeholder relationships and guiding and developing the teams. 

The desirable candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience of working in a range of underwriting, claims and actuarial roles
  • Experience of working directly with senior customers and accounts
  • High degree of client, account and commercial awareness
  • Good decision making, good reaction to change, good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Minimum CII Diploma qualified
  • Ability to coach, develop and improve people and facilitate knowledge sharing
  • Significant depth and breadth of experience across a range of lines of businesses, products or types of customer.
  • Managing and developing teams
  • Experience working across functions /matrix organisation to collaborate and build strong relationships


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