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You will be part of the International Re team and contribute to the profitable growth of the portfolio by underwriting Property/Casualty/Marine treaty risks and building and fostering client relationships in the Middle Eastern markets.
What will your essential responsibilities include?
Source and manage business within the frame of the overall business strategy. Build and maintain relations with brokers, clients and AXA XL Re’s international offices / stakeholders to maximize underwriting opportunities
Underwrite Property/Casualty/Marine Treaty reinsurance business. Produce underwriting memoranda and express detailed opinion about a given transaction
Develop new and existing business in Middle Eastern markets in accordance with the business plan. Thereby, work as part of the regional team consisting of other underwriters and market managers.
Analyze and prepare client and exposure data, apply and use pricing tools, provide and structure the necessary information for peer reviews and committee referrals
Contribute to business planning and portfolio performance analysis. Support implementation of business development activities and ad hoc project work including, but not limited to: portfolio optimization, identification of key brokers and markets, action plans from marketing activities
Ensure that all information is entered on the respective underwriting, pricing, exposure and data storage systems and is kept up to date and accurate. Comply with external and internal regulatory and statutory policies, procedures and regulations
Prompt processing of slips and wordings, monitoring and assisting with the chasing of premium and claims to facilitate effective cash flow management
Ad hoc research, project work and preparation of underwriting files for Management enabling them to make informed underwriting decisions
Operate as an effective team member by supporting colleagues and contributing to the delivery and achievement of overall business objectives
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SHARE your talent
We’re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:
Experience in dealing with clients withing the MENA Region.
Fluent in English and Arabic
Excellent working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office programs
Proven track record of technical underwriting and building relationships, both with internal stakeholders as well as clients and brokers as as there will be significant dealings with clients and brokers including attendance to presentations and meetings
Strong marketing, negotiation and presentation skills
Creative problem-solving abilities, an analytical mindset as well as demonstrated adaptability and accuracy, along with sharp numerical and logical skills and an ability to extract & clearly articulate key points for the respective various stakeholders
Strong organizing skills, including effective scheduling, prioritization and time management skills. Ablility to complete tasks to tight deadlines and make decisions independently. Demonstration of a ‘can do’ attitude, even under demanding circumstances
Ability to perform in a pressurized environment and adjusting comfortably to changing conditions and priorities
Comfortable taking ownership for work, identifying the need for action whilst working effectively within a team
Flexible in terms of working hours and willingness to travel
You will also be required to display each of the AXA Values in your day-to-day work: Customer first, Integrity, Courage and One Axa.
AXA XL, a 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.
Learn more at axaxl.com
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