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Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 week ago(18/11/2021 18:55)
Are you an experienced Actuary looking for a new challenge in a fast-moving business?   Our Pricing Actuaries support IQUW Groups expansion to underwrite Marine, Property, Professional Lines, Reinsurance and Speciality business.   - Reporting to Pricing Lead your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Design and implement pricing processes for syndicate 1856 - Work with Underwriters to define key policy parameters - Identify internal and external data sources - Set up pricing templates for use by underwriters - Design calculation software to calculate Risk Prices and Market prices reflecting agreed expense and profit loadings - With IT support, implement pricing software - Act as expert adviser to underwriters using the pricing software, adding bespoke features as required - Develop strong communication and collaboration with underwriters and Chief Actuary’s team - Ensure all regulatory requirements from Lloyd’s, PRA, FCA impacting 1856’s pricing function are known and addressed. Contribute to AFRs as required - Responsible to deliver additional analysis and documentation that may be required - Assist the capital team in validating syndicate 1856’s internal model assumptions We’d like to hear from you if you have: - Actuarial skills at the level of a qualified UK actuary - Detailed pricing knowledge in Specialty lines - Experience with programming in R an advantage - Knowledge and skills relating to the management of insurance data - Strong written and face to face communication skills
ID
2021-1085
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London | UK-Swansea
Posted Date 1 week ago(17/11/2021 14:21)
Are you an experienced Project Manager ready and able to lead a business venture?   We are expanding our core business, which will involve building our existing platform to enter specialist commercial insurance lines. To support this, we are looking for Project Managers who have in-depth and current insurance experience either inside or outside of the Lloyds Marketplace.   Reporting to the Business Change Manager, your main responsibilities in the role will be to:   - Work with project sponsors and stakeholders to ensure an appropriate definition of project goals, deliverables and acceptance criteria - Create detailed project plans and definitions, including budgets, business cases, resource and benefit realisation plans - Ensure projects have valid business cases throughout the project lifecycle and co-ordinate business case updates with stakeholders - Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements - Drive the projects to completion, including re-planning and finding alternative approaches to overcome obstacles to project progress - Establish and manage a governance structure, appropriate for each project (in line with the change delivery framework) - Ensure exception reporting is followed throughout agreed governance and the Change Portfolio and Delivery teams are kept updated of any material issues - Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of projects   We would like to hear from you if you have experience of working within the insurance industry, proven project management experience with exposure to project governance and control, understanding of basic financial models and financial forecasting and budgeting. We’d also like to hear from you if you:   - Are an excellent communicator, both written and verbally - Have excellent organisational and planning skills - Can quickly build effective working relationships - Readily share critical information - Establish and maintain high standards in high pressure scenarios
ID
2021-1083
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London | UK-Swansea
Posted Date 1 week ago(17/11/2021 12:43)
Do you have experience of conducting Business Analysis?   Our Change Business Analysts are responsible for supporting the delivery of business change across IQUW Group, through a range of large and small projects delivering strategic and incremental changes. They also assist stakeholders in the shaping of an initial idea into a compelling investment case by gaining a full understanding of the problem or opportunity.   Whilst it is important for our Business Analysts to understand technology capabilities this isn’t a technology role. Our Business Analysts not only capture requirements but shape and direct, so that the business outcomes are delivered whilst providing technologists with the ability to design solutions that align with best practice.   Reporting into the Lead Business Analyst your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Work closely with Project Managers & Project leads to understand the desired business outcomes - Elicit and capture the formal project requirements, ensuring the needs of internal and external stakeholders are reconciled - Work with the business and technical teams to agree how requirements will be realised, and produce formal use cases, functional specifications and business processes to fully document the agreed solution - Create structured and detailed plans to map the business outcomes and technology design - Support development and test activities and work closely with business users during User Acceptance Testing to ensure a quality product is implemented - Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and technical teams across the business at various levels - Plan and estimate your own work     We would like to hear from you if you have a solid understanding of project management tools and techniques and a firm understanding of performing business analysis within an organisation. You will also have: - Experience of working on a large-scale project/programme implementing software and process solutions - The ability to process map/model using at least one standard i.e. BPMN - Experience of working with 1 or more software delivery methodologies - Excellent presentation skills - Experience of facilitating workshops
ID
2021-1080
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(15/11/2021 17:38)
Do you have experience analysing complex datasets or managing bespoke schemes? Can you support the development of our specialist motor schemes? Do you want to be involved with portfolio management?   Our Pricing Analysts are responsible for assisting with the development of pricing models across different products, supporting the implementation of the pricing models and producing insight and analytics to define and support pricing and underwriting decisions. They introduce their knowledge of advanced modelling and data science methodologies and techniques depending on the project requirements to enable the business to make data driven decisions. Our Pricing Analysts collaborate extensively with other business functions to ensure consistent communication and synergy throughout cycles.   The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trialling a mix of office and home working patterns at IQUW Group. During the selection process we will discuss indicative home / office patterns for this role.   Reporting to the Pricing Manager your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Utilise advanced Actuarial and Data Science techniques to analyse and support our underwriters who have responsibility to manage delegated schemes within ERS - Work closely with other areas of the business to ensure the aims and impacts of any pricing change are conducive to the objectives of the product and in line with ERS strategies on our core products - Plan, manage and deliver key regulatory and internal projects which impact the whole of pricing and wider business - Use analysis of data to monitor and investigate the performance of products, schemes or broker arrangements - Support the development of MI & reporting processes within the Pricing team - Help develop a robust price change control process and support the Deployment Team in designing and implementing effective testing - Support the design, maintenance, enhancement of pricing databases to improve data quality and value of analysis - Keep abreast of contemporary developments in the field through on the job learning, meetups, online courses and other events   We’d like to hear from you, if you: - Have an innate ability to analyse data and experience of handling complex datasets in structured ways - Are commercially aware and can help enhance business profitability, contributing to the management of financial performance - Have a good understanding of ERS products and the drivers which enhance motor profitability - Are organised and produce and deliver work in a timely manner - Can work independently and deliver an end to end project whilst working closely with key stakeholders - Can analyse data and create models which identify key attributes which drive business KPIs - Actively establish strong working relationships with stakeholders internally and externally - Create outstanding visualisations of complex and large data sets
ID
2021-1079
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(15/11/2021 17:45)
Are you an experienced Pricing Analyst seeking an opportunity to make a difference?   Our Senior Pricing Analysts have accountability for contributing to the execution of our pricing strategy and provide a governance framework to support financial objectives. Senior Pricing Analysts are responsible for leading and developing pricing models across one or more of our products whilst supporting the pricing develop and pricing cycle process. They are a key influencer of business decisions, providing expertise, insight and information to aid he management of products.   Reporting to the Pricing Manager your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Utilise advanced Actuarial and Data Science techniques to enhance existing and build new pricing models - Encourage the development of new data modelling methods within the team - Support the design, maintenance mand enhancement of pricing databases to improve data quality and value of analysis - Analyse data to monitor and investigate the performance of products - Identify opportunities to improve product performance and own through to completion - Work with the management team to ensure activity aligns to the Pricing Strategy - Lead the end-to-end pricing review process, working closely with other areas of the business to determine objectives of the review   You will have experience using data manipulation & modelling, and be an advanced user of several of the following packages such as R, Python, SAS EMBlem, RADAR, Excel VBA or SQL Server. You will be a logical thinker and able to devise and assess multiple approaches to solving a problem and you will be innovative and reactive when reviewing and improving processes. We’d also like to hear from you, if you: - Are commercially aware and can apply this acumen to market pricing and retail products - Have experience handling complex datasets and utilising them in analysis - Have sophisticated skills in data analysis - Experience and knowledge of the deployment & testing of sophisticated pricing structures - Have knowledge of the legal, regulatory and compliance provisions that apply to the UK motor insurance market - Have a clear understanding of the principles or risk management
ID
2021-1078
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-Swansea
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(15/11/2021 09:43)
Do you have an interest in HR or Recruitment?    Our Recruitment Administrator will be responsible for supporting with the talent acquisition strategy, whilst growing their network, and building relationships with suppliers and candidates to ensure a robust talent pipeline. They will be involved in all stages of the recruitment process from sign off to onboarding and assist in the determination of appropriate cost-effective recruitment methods. This is a unique opportunity to join the business at the during a journey of unprecedented growth.   Your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Support the Recruitment & HR MI Specialist in the planning and execution of recruitment strategy - Assist the candidate journey to ensure a positive experience - Collaborate with hiring managers and work closely with HR Business Partners and the Recruitment & HR MI Specialist to understand business needs and effectively recruit - Execute recruitment campaigns within agreed timelines with as focus on cost reduction - Source and screen candidates for vacancies - Schedule interviews and deliver candidate assessment centres - Support employee onboarding, liaising with colleagues in L&D and line managers to ensure onboarding and induction plans are in place   THIS POSITION IS OFFERED AS A 9 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT   We’d like to hear from you if you: - Have an interest in HR or Recruitment - Can liaise with hiring managers to gather their requirements - Have excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and can make effective recommendations and decisions - Can build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders - Have excellent attention to detail and time management, able to manage multiple activities simultaneously
ID
2021-1077
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time
Job Locations UK-Swansea
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/11/2021 12:46)
Are you experienced in product change analysis?    The Product Analysis Lead will have the opportunity to provide overall management of the creation and delivery of product change related analysis, with a view to supporting the implementation of that product change to the wider business as part of the product delivery lifecycle. Leveraging their analysis knowledge, and professional expertise, to play a key role helping to realise product strategy. Day to day responsibilities of the role include leading and developing a team of Technical Analysts in delivering the required analysis products to an agreed schedule, ensuring adherence to the defined governance, process and service level agreements and the analysis products meet business needs by providing a clear, robust and fit for purpose set of requirements to help deliver product change in line with the agreed strategy.   Reporting to the Head of Product Delivery, your responsibilities in the role will be to:   - Manage the delivery of product focused analysis and delivery management in line with the agreed delivery frameworks, governance and SLA’s. - Lead a team of product analysts, ensuring performance, motivation and discipline are high, taking the appropriate action where this is not achieved. - Ensure the product analysis team produces high quality analysis products, adhering to the required standards, process and governance. - Participate and promote team ceremonies in line with the agreed delivery frameworks. - Manage change backlogs and analysis delivery schedules while proactively coordinating with the product analysis team so that the analysis is picked up in a timely manner in line with business expectations. - Demonstrate strategic thinking to support the growth of the bespoke development team We’d like to hear from you, if you have:   - In depth knowledge of contemporary requirements elicitation using agile based methods. - Previous experience of working in a variety of delivery methodologies including delivery in an agile environment (e.g. SCRUM and Kanban). - Experience working on large scale project/programme change - Previous experience of working in an insurance environment, or; - An understanding of the current ERS product offerings and underwriting principles - Previous experience of a lead role within a delivery environment.
ID
2021-1076
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-Swansea
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(15/11/2021 15:35)
Are you a Credit Control Team Leader that manages premium receivables accurately and efficiently, then we would like to hear from you.   Working as the team leader of a recently created Credit Control Team based in the Swansea office, this is a key role in ensuring IQUW manage premium receivables accurately and efficiently and ensuring that all debt including aged debt is managed and minimized.   The primary focus of the role will be managing the credit control team, providing information to the wider business, liaising with internal and external customers, developing and maintaining systems to maximize the efficiency of the team.   The main role of the team includes targeted invoice collection, complex query resolution, reporting, processing of payments and the reconciliation of settlements received from brokers in accordance with organisational procedures, and predefined timeframes.    As the role involves working with brokers and internal colleagues within different areas of the business, good communication and teamwork skills is essential and will help to deliver the fist-class service that is expected of IQUW.     Reporting to the Credit Control Team Leader, your responsibilities in the role will be to:    - Increase productivity by identifying new processes and systems which will have a positive effect on capacity planning. - Maximizing credit control capabilities through coaching, mentoring, target setting and measurement of performance outputs. - Provide regular information for Board reports and Credit Management meetings. - Identifying and managing queries to enable appropriate resolution. - Managing broker refunds. - Preparing debt management information.   We would like to hear from you if you have:   - Good knowledge of Credit Control processes and approaches - Background in commercial (B2B) collection - Experience of account reconciliation in a high-volume environment. - Previous experience in accountancy role essential - Knowledge of FCA regulations would be advantageous  
ID
2021-1075
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-Swansea
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/11/2021 14:58)
Do you have agency or in-house recruitment experience?    Our HR Advisor - Recruitment will be responsible for delivering the talent acquisition strategy, whilst building their network and relationship with suppliers and candidates to ensure a robust talent pipeline. They will be involved in all stages of the recruitment process from sign off to onboarding and assist in the determination of appropriate cost-effective recruitment methods. This is a unique opportunity to join the business at the beginning of journey of unprecedented growth.   We are currently trailing different patterns of home and office working to determine to optimum working arrangements for the future. During the trial period the classification of this role is Home Primary. Typically this has entailed two days in the office and three days working from home.   Your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Support the Recruitment & HR MI Specialist in the planning and execution of recruitment strategy - Manage the candidate journey to ensure a positive experience - Collaborate with hiring manager and work closely with HR Business Partners and the Recruitment & HR MI Specialist to understand the business needs and effectively recruit - Execute recruitment campaigns within agreed timelines with as focus on cost reduction - Source, screen and interview (where appropriate) candidates for vacancies - Schedule interviews, design and deliver candidates assessment centres - Support employee onboarding, liaising with colleagues in L&D and line managers to ensure onboarding and induction plans are in place   THIS POSITION IS OFFERED AS A 9 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT   We’d like to hear from you if you: - Have recruitment experience gained from either in-house or an agency environment - Have experience of directly liaising with hiring managers to gather their requirements - Have excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and can make effective recommendations and decisions - Can build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders - Can manage multiple recruitment campaigns with geographically dispersed diverse stakeholder groups
ID
2021-1073
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time
Job Locations UK-Swansea
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(05/11/2021 16:05)
Are you experienced in Project Management and IT Delivery ? The IT Delivery Lead will assist in tracking and reporting of all IT-led project delivery (keep the lights on) while working to facilitate the success of that delivery. This is an internal facing role (not business facing) which requires key collaboration with the Head of IT, Enterprise Applications Manager and the wider IT group. - Enabling / Facilitating IT-led project delivery across the IQUW group. - To plan, monitor, track and report IT-led project delivery. - To provide effective reporting and key updates to technical IT and senior IT stakeholders. - Liaising with third party suppliers to coordinate and support external release schedules. - Triaging and investigating issues. - Delivery management / issue resolution. - Internal IT facing role   We would like to hear from you if you have:   - Experience with keeping stakeholders informed throughout the lifecycle of IT projects - Managed a development lifecycle with the correct governance - Provided regular reporting and assisted an Enterprise Applications Delivery Manager on tracking and reporting of the IT Project portfolio.. - Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment - Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
ID
2021-1071
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(01/11/2021 10:20)
Are you our new Actuarial Analyst? Are you analytical and want to start a career in a fast-moving field with endless opportunities?   Our Actuarial team includes a diverse group of senior and junior actuaries who provide support to the business through evaluation, management and advice in relation to financial risks. Our opinion and insight are highly sought and valued. We want to build a market leading team where each member challenges the status quo and wants to push the boundaries. Whilst we are responsible for the maintenance and running of the Capital and Reserving models for both of our Lloyds Syndicates, ERS and IQUW, we are also encouraged to collaborate with our colleagues across all teams to drive innovation.   Our Actuarial Analysts provide analysis and insight to a variety of stakeholders such as Underwriting, Finance, Claims and Executive management. We are in our start-up phase, which is a very exciting time to be involved in the building of all tools and models, where you’ll have the opportunity to bring your own unique perspective to the team. We primarily use industry modelling platforms (Igloo and Tyche) but are very keen to collaborate with our Head of Innovation to deploy automation tools, AI and visualisation tools, your enthusiasm will be key to ensuring these initiatives are a success.   Within the role you can expect Actuarial Study support and salary increases in line with exam completions aligned to the market rate.   The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trailing different patterns of home and office working to determine to optimum working arrangements for the future. During the trial period the classification of this role is Office Primary.  Typically this has entailed three days in the office and two days working from home.   Reporting to the Capital Manager, your responsibilities in the role will be to: - Assist the actuarial team in assessing the sufficiency and quality of the data available - Assisting with regular model updates as required, including updates to methodology, coding, parameters, data, exposure and reinsurance inputs - Proactively seeking to improve efficiency through automation using appropriate automation tools (such as SQL, Python, R, visualisation tools) - Development, maintenance and enhancement of data templates, with the aim of improving data quality and efficiency of analysis - Maintenance of policies and processes documentation - Production of analysis and commentary to support internal and external reporting   We’d like to hear from you, if you have: - A quantitative background (including but not limited to Mathematical, Physics, Economics degree or equivalent) - Experience using programming languages such as SQL, Python, R or similar - Knowledge and experience of handling complex datasets and utilising them in structured analysis would be desirable but not essential - An interest/understanding of the insurance market - The drive to qualify as an actuary
ID
2021-1069
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 month ago(28/10/2021 17:44)
Are you looking for a great opportunity to apply your university learning? Are you predicted a 2:1 or higher? Do you have a keen interest in statistics?   Our pricing placement scheme offers an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in the use of data manipulation and statistical software packages such as SAS, EMBlem, RADAR, R and Python in a professional environment. You will be working within a team of Pricing Actuaries and Data Scientists building an understanding of how advanced modelling techniques are used in the insurance market.   Whilst on the scheme you will extract and analyse data, develop and validate pricing models and support their implementation into our production environment.   During the scheme you will - Work closely with underwriters to understand a specific insurance product(s) and how pricing models, tactical rating changes and management information can support their commercial objectives. - Work on at least one pricing model design or refresh project, which will show you how statistical models are applied to real world data. - Support the development of Management Information & reporting processes within the Pricing team - Continuously improve your abilities through on the job learning, meetups, online courses and other external learning activity. Maintain a knowledge of developments in data science and pricing methodologies within and outside of the insurance industry   About You You will be a logical thinker, able to devise and assess multiple approaches to solving problems, highly innovative and creative in your ability to review and improve processes.   We’d like for you to get in touch if you: - Are completing a Mathematics or Actuarial based degree - Are currently in your second year of study and looking for a year-placement programme before you complete your degree - Are predicted a 2:1 or above (and can evidence this) - Are a team player who brings out the best in others - Are organised and can manage your own time whilst producing high quality work - Are articulate and have strong presentation skills   What you can expect in return - Industry experience with the UK’s largest specialist motor insurer - Excellent benefits including discounts from a range of high street retailers - Career progression - A bonus on completion of the placement, subject to performance
ID
2021-1068
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time
Job Locations UK-Swansea | UK-London
Posted Date 1 month ago(21/10/2021 10:53)
Are you an experienced Risk Analyst looking for a new challenge in a fast moving (re)insurance business?   As a key member of the Risk Management Team, the Senior Risk Analyst is expected to assist the Risk Manager with the developing, leading and maintaining an effective risk management framework across the Managing Agency (IQUW Syndicate Management Limited) and with ensuring that Lloyd's and Solvency II requirements are being met.   The role requires insurance industry experience of specialist lines in the Lloyd’s market, in a relevant position in one of the following functions: Risk Management, Internal Audit or in a specific Solvency II role.   The location for this position is our London office, we are currently trailing different patterns of home and office working to determine to optimum working arrangements for the future. During the trial period the classification of this role is Home Primary. Typically this has entailed two days in the office and three days working from home.   Reporting to the Risk Manager your primary responsibilities in the role will be: - Plan and coordinate the collation of information for the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) report and support the Head of Risk in producing the final report - Coordinate Risk and Control Self-assessment, collate and validate risk and controls information from the business, update sections of the Risk Register - Coordinate the business to implement effective controls and ensure actions are followed up to address control weaknesses identified - Own the Risk Event reporting and maintaining the Risk Event Log. Ensure that root cause analysis has been carried out and follow up the agreed actions - Coordinate the annual update of the Risk Appetite Statement; prepare the quarterly monitoring reports, provide challenge of the RAG ratings, agree the actions to improve the ratings - Support the Risk Manager in the planning and coordination of the Internal Model Validation process - Perform validation of certain components of the Internal Model and draft sections of the Validation report under the guidance of the Risk Manager - Provide proactive Risk Management support and advice for major initiatives and projects We’d like to hear from you if you have experience of: - Working in the insurance industry (or financial institution) with senior management exposure - Risk, Audit or Solvency 2 implementation with an insurance company or consultancy - Documenting processes, risks and controls - Developing and producing Risk / Control or MI reports
ID
2021-1062
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(08/10/2021 10:01)
Are you our new Pricing Analyst?   We’re looking for a Pricing Analyst to join the team with a focus on our new lines of business. Over the last year IQUW has grown rapidly and now underwrite Specialty, Commercial and Reinsurance business. We are looking for someone with a strong P&C pricing experience expertise to help design and build technical pricing models and processes in a rapidly evolving environment.   Reporting to the Pricing Lead, your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Aid in designing and implementing pricing processes for syndicate 1856 - Work with Underwriters to define key policy parameters and pricing model requirements - Identify internal and external data sources - Set up, maintain, and enhance pricing templates for use by underwriters - Design calculation software to calculate Risk Prices and Market prices reflecting agreed expense and profit loadings - With IT support, implement pricing software - Act as expert adviser to underwriters using the pricing software, adding bespoke features as required - Develop strong communication and collaboration with underwriters and Catastrophe Modelling teams to facilitate sharing of best practices - Research and develop techniques and approaches to deliver improvements in efficiency, data quality and modelling capabilities through model design and the use of technology - Work on ad-hoc, individual risk pricing projects in conjunction with underwriters - Assist with the delivery of additional, ad-hoc analysis and documentation   We’d like to hear from you if you have: - Some Speciality, Commercial or Reinsurance pricing knowledge or experience - Actuarial skills at the level of a part-qualified UK actuary, along with degree in Mathematics (or similar) - Knowledge and skills relating to the management of insurance data - Excellent communication skills both written and face to face
ID
2021-1058
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(21/09/2021 16:10)
 Are you looking for an opportunity where you can shape and develop a new team?   IQUW is a speciality (re)insurer at Lloyd’s (Syndicate 1856) underwriting a diverse range of Property, Commercial and Speciality (re)insurance products from Cargo and Marine to Political Violence, Terror and War. We combine data, intelligent automation and human expertise to make smart decisions, fast.   Reporting to the Exposure management Lead your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Understand, quantify, and manage exposure to future catastrophic loss events; steering the business to create a resilient and sustainable portfolio of insured risks. - Develop and leverage tools that enable us to calculate appropriate premiums in cases when the historic record provides insufficient data. - Collaborate with colleagues to calculate and enable efficient payment of claims after a large loss event such as a large Hurricane. - Own and articulate our unique view of risk around Natural Hazards to both internal and external stakeholders.   The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trialling a mix of office and home working patterns at IQUW Group. During the selection process we will discuss indicative home / office patterns for this role.   We'd like to hear from you, if you:   - Hold a PhD (or MSc minimum) in atmospheric sciences, geophysics, engineering, physics, or a related field, demonstrating an ability to do independent research leading to new insights. - Have a good understanding of how catastrophe loss models work and how/why they are built, preferably having experience working with commercial modelling software (e.g. AIR and RMS). - Possess the ability for written and face-to-face communication at a range of technical levels. - Are experienced working in Python, R, or a similar programming language. A demonstrated ability to develop tools to solve problems couldn’t be solved before. - Have previous knowledge of insurance and reinsurance structures and business models. Knowledge of how exposure is managed within a (re)insurance company. Experience with any methods and software that are commonly used. - Experience with relational databases and how to use SQL. - Experience and knowledge of working with geographical data  
ID
2021-1055
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(21/09/2021 15:58)
 Do you want to join a team that’s at the forefront of pricing and underwriting decisions?   This is a newly created role to support IQUW’s expansion to underwrite Specialty, Commercial and Reinsurance business. We are looking for a candidate with very strong actuarial and commercial expertise who will work with senior underwriters, pricing and the capital team to help manage the overall portfolio taking account of profitability and capital for syndicate 1856 in a fast-growing environment.   The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trialling a mix of office and home working patterns at IQUW Group. During the selection process we will discuss indicative home / office patterns for this role.   Reporting to the Head of Underwriting Management your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Assess specific deals and combinations of transactions to ensure that the portfolio is optimal for profit and capital - Define metrics that can help senior management decide between options - Contribute to valuation templates for use by underwriters - Design expense and profit loadings for use in pricing of standard business - With IT support, implement pricing software - Act as expert adviser to underwriters using the pricing software, adding bespoke features as required We'd like to hear from you, if you: - Are a qualified UK actuary - Have detailed pricing knowledge in Specialty lines - Hold skills relating to the management of insurance data. - Possess strong written and face to face communication skills including Board level presentation skills      
ID
2021-1054
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(21/09/2021 15:40)
Are you a Risk Analyst that’s looking to a key member of a high performing team?   As a key member of the Risk Management Team, the Risk Analyst is expected to assist the Risk Manager with the developing and maintaining of an effective risk management framework across the business from Syndicate 1856, and with ensuring that Lloyd's and Solvency II requirements are being met.   The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trialling a mix of office and home working patterns at IQUW Group. During the selection process we will discuss indicative home / office patterns for this role.   Reporting to the Risk Manager your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Collate and validate risk and controls information from the business, update sections of the Risk Register, Accepted Risk Register and Emerging Risk Register. - Assist the business in developing and implementing effective controls and follow up the actions to address control weaknesses identified. - Produce parts of Risk MI reports and dashboards. - Liaise with the business to obtain the source data for the reporting of Risk Tolerance limits and Key Control Indicators. - Coordinate the Risk Event reporting and maintaining the Risk Event Log. Ensure that root cause analysis has been carried out and follow up the agreed actions. - Perform in-depth reviews of business areas to ensure that their risks and controls are accurately reflected in the Risk Register. We'd like to hear from you, if you: - Have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across the business whilst engaging with colleagues across the company to secure support, participation and input to achieve the required outcomes. - Are experienced in Risk, Audit or Solvency II implementation team within an insurance company or consultancy. - Have previously documented processes, risk and controls. - An understanding of the basic concept of Risk Management.
ID
2021-1053
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(22/09/2021 17:17)
Are you a Finance Business Partner with Claims experience? Are you looking to add strategic input into a growing business?     As a Claims Finance Business Partner you'll be an integral stakeholder to driving the business forward, really getting under the skin of what is going on and helping the business decide the most effective levers to drive the business forwards. This is carried out through working closely with stakeholders, really understanding the business, leveraging MI and providing insightful analysis to support and challenge business decisions.   The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trialling a mix of office and home working patterns at IQUW Group. During the selection process we will discuss indicative home / office patterns for this role.   Reporting to the Head of Claims, 1856 your main responsibilities in the role will be to:    Play a key role in providing strategic decisions to the business, that will have a real impact on driving the business forward. - Building valuable relationships with the Business unit to acquire a deeper understanding of the business to deliver finance leadership and expertise. - Participate as part of the divisional leadership team for the area they support. - Challenge the business divisions regarding observed challenges and improvement opportunities. - Identify the drivers of the business performance, acknowledging trends, areas of opportunities or remedial action and influencing the implementation of initiatives to address these. - Influencing a teams who are responsible for overseeing, measuring and improving service delivery through providing an essential link between all functional areas of the business and managing activities in such a way to ensure operational efficiency and consistency We’d like to hear from you, if you have: - Financial services background/ knowledge of Specialty Insurance methods of trading, industry operational practices and procedures. - Knowledge of using TM1 - An understanding of data structures and experience of extracting and utilizing data to drive strategic decisions - Experience of financial controls and an appreciation for financial/ management accounting. - Basic knowledge of SQL   
ID
2021-1052
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(22/09/2021 17:17)
Do you have insurance accounting experience?   Our Syndicate Accountants assist with the preparation, production, reconciliation and submission of Syndicate Financial reporting to a high standard, on a timely basis. Their work spans Quarterly Board packs, Lloyd’s Regulatory Returns including Solvency2 reporting.   The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trailing different patterns of home and office working to determine to optimum working arrangements for the future. During the trial period the classification of this role is Home Primary. Typically this has entailed two days in the office and three days working from home.   Your main responsibilities in the role will to: - Prepare and reconcile technical journal entries relating to the Syndicate within documented deadlines - Prepare monthly Syndicate P&L and balance sheet reconciliations - Assist with the production of monthly and quarterly Syndicate financial reporting in accordance with established timetables - Develop a good understanding of dataflows and dependencies to support the population of the GL and financial reporting - Document and maintain adequate procedures and controls - Assist in the preparation of Lloyd’s returns including QMA, QMB and Solvency II reporting ensuring these are prepared in accordance with Lloyd’s Byelaws - Completing early drafts of reporting packs in good time to allow for several layers of internal/external reviews - Critically analysing the data in all Lloyd’s Returns prior to submission - by raising queries and incorporating appropriate responses within the accompanying commentary – to pre-empt questions from Lloyd’s and members’ agents   We'd like to hear from you, if you:  - Have a strong understanding of insurance accounting - Are a great communicator skills both written and verbal able to liaise with stakeholders within and outside of the organisation - Have experience of using the Microsoft Office Suite to an advanced level with an emphasis on Excel. - Are part or fully qualified in ACA or ACCA (or equivalent). Lloyds Market insurance experience is desirable and not essential for this role.  
ID
2021-1038
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Job Locations UK-Swansea
Posted Date 2 months ago(22/09/2021 17:17)
Our Software Developer work as an integral member of the Software Development Chapter, developing, implementing and maintaining motor insurance-based products within the Product Rating Tribe. They provide full technical product ownership, including incident and business as usual change. They promote and embrace a culture of continuous improvement, carrying out improvements when identified.   Reporting to the Software Development Lead, your main responsibilities in the role will be to: - Working as integral member of the Software Development Chapter, developing, implementing and maintaining motor insurance-based products - Implementation and delivery of relevant coding standards - Implementation and execution of thorough unit testing and version control - Implementation and execution of thorough acceptance testing including security and performance testing - Participate in the implementation of continual improvement initiatives which support underlying strategies - Actively keep informed of the development technologies, related roadmaps and how new capabilities can be adopted by the development team in delivering product rating change   We’d like to hear from you, if you have the below skills and experience: - Experience of delivering technical solutions using Python object-orientated programming including the use of libraries for the purpose of test automation, documentation automation and data manipulation - Experience of implementing and consuming RESTful web services - Experience of using version control systems such as Git - Highly developed communication skills – excellent written and oral communication skills, with an attention to detail - Highly developed interpersonal skills to help build and maintain valuable relationships - Possess high level of analysis, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills 
ID
2021-1024
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time