EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS:

Completed

POSITION:

NATURE OF BUSINESS:

 

JOB LOCATION:

Head Underwriter-Marine

International Insurance and Reinsurance Underwriting Group

Cape Town

 

REPORTS TO: Managing Director, South Africa, and Marine Underwriter Director, United Kingdom

 

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: About 10 people

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume responsibility and authority for managing and leading the Underwriting team

 

GROUP BACKGROUND: Subsidiary of a global organisation

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Relevant Insurance related degree and must meet all the FAIC Act requirements
  •  An experienced Underwriter with at least ten years experience in Marine
  • Experience in Africa would be advantageous
  • Experience in managing a team of Underwriters
  • Experience of operating in a multinational organisational (matrix) structure

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS: 

  • Lead and manage the Underwriting Division
  • Communicate effectively with the Global Office
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with both the Claims Division and Client.