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Head of Underwriting Hiscox

Job ID: 6381
Department: Underwriting
Employment type: Permanent - Full time
Location(s): Dublin
Preferred education: Degree or equivalent

Job Description:

About Hiscox UK and Ireland

Hiscox UK & Ireland is a leading brand in the insurance market, recognised as setting the standards others try to emulate. We consistently deliver strong growth and exceptional returns, recruiting only the very best and empowering them to deliver. We are known for insuring the homes of the rich and famous through to the most innovative technology companies. Our customers are diverse and unique and are only united by our ability to provide specialist insurance tailored to their needs.

 

The Role

As Head of underwriting, you will operate in a vital role overseeing underwriting strategy for Hiscox in Ireland. Your team will consist of three technical underwriters who report directly to you and you will be responsible for overseeing the Underwriting control, training and authority framework of the business in Ireland. You, will be a vital part of the Irish leadership team along with the Head of Sales and Distribution, Operations manager and Claims manager. Hiscox Ireland has grown over the past 5 years and stood at €33m GWP at the end of 2017. Your role will be to continue the profitable growth of the business following the successful transition of Hiscox Ireland from the UK & Ireland business into Europe

 

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