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IT Country Manager Hiscox

Job ID: 6868
Department: IT
Employment type: Permanent - Full time
Location(s): Lisbon
Preferred education: Degree or equivalent

Job Description:
About Hiscox

Who are we?
Hiscox is an international specialist insurer and reinsurer. We provide market leading products and excellent service to individuals and businesses with unusual and often complicated insurance needs.  A FTSE 250 company, we can trace our roots to the Lloyd’s market in 1901.  We employ over 2,200 highly professional staff, have offices in 14 countries and customers all over the world.
In 2016 the Hiscox Group grew by 23.6% to £2,402.6 million gross written premium and a record profit of £354.5 million, delivering a return on equity of 23%.
We cover reinsurance and insurance risks that range from marine, terrorism, aerospace, technology, media and professional indemnity through to high value personal insurance, such as homes and contents, fine art, luxury motor, and kidnap and ransom, and are market leaders in many of our chosen areas.
The Hiscox Group is made up of the following business units:
• Hiscox London Market underwrites mainly internationally traded business in the London Market – generally large or complex business which needs to be shared with other insurers or needs the international licences of Lloyd’s.
• Hiscox Re our combined reinsurance teams in London, Bermuda and Paris, provide market leading expertise and a wide range of reinsurance products to high-quality insurers around the world.
• Hiscox Special Risks provides specialist insurance and expertise for global risks including fine art, kidnap and ransom and terrorism
• Hiscox US operating since 2006 from six locations offering professional liability, specialty and property insurance.  Hiscox US also provides small business insurance direct to consumers.
• Hiscox UK and Hiscox Europe offers a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers, as well as high net worth individuals and also provides home and small business insurance directly to consumers.
Hiscox Group is the umbrella function that supports all areas of the organisation, home to our operations, IT, Finance, HR, Marketing, Communications and Modelling teams.

The role:


The role of Country IT Delivery Manager reports directly to the Head of IT for Europe (HoIT), and has a strong focus on playing a role as a Business Technology Partner being accountable for the delivery of IT change, targeting a set of European business areas (e.g. countries / regions such as France and Iberia or; Germany and Benelux), further referenced on this document as “target business areas”. This role will focus on the following main pillars:


Key responsibilities:

Change delivery


Support the Strategic Vision

Business partnership

People leadership