Schemes Manager - Casualty

AXA Group
Hyde Park, UK
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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Job Description - Schemes Manager - Casualty (2000061P)Job Description Schemes Manager - Casualty (2000061P)Primary Location : UNITED KINGDOM-GREATER LONDON-LONDONOther Locations : UNITED KINGDOM-BERKSHIRE-READING, UNITED KINGDOM-WEST YORKSHIRE-LEEDSOrganization : AXA Insurance UKContract Type : RegularShift : Day JobSchedule : Full-time Description We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Technical Centre Schemes Manager (Casualty) to manage the performance of the AXA schemes business (£300m revenue) which is crucial to the ongoing success of our Commercial Strategic Business Unit.

Reporting to the Head of Central Commercial Underwriting, you will help lead the performance of the Schemes Account through analysis, control, monitoring, reporting, renewal and acceptance of New and Existing Casualty Commercial Schemes and Delegated Authority Arrangements as well as analysis, control, monitoring, reporting and obtaining sign off for Motor, Financial Lines and some Property Schemes as required.

Working closely alongside the Technical Centre Schemes Manager (Property), you will sign off and monitor performance against action plans influencing the profitability of individual arrangements.

This role is location independent although access in to London and ability to travel to Leeds and Reading are key criteria.

What you will be doing

Consistently improving and driving results from the schemes network through undertaking reviews of all relevant new and existing schemes arrangements to ensure compliance with Underwriting Guidelines and underwriting profitability including review and ensuring monitoring of schemes signed off within Local Trading, Own or TC Product Team approvals. (Co-ordination of Motor, Financial Lines and Property Schemes by agreement within Objectives and as and when required)Assess the expected and actual loss ratio performance of proposed & existing schemesAssess and sign off standard wordings (including review and recommendations for Product area sign off for non-standard schemes)Sign off standard acceptance and pricing parameters (and make recommendations for sign off by the Technical Teams (for non-standard Pricing or Underwriting Guides) to ensure suitable return on equityEnsure expected and actual Underwriting MI meets requirementsNegotiate with stakeholders (Schemes Units, Branches, TC Product Teams and where necessary BrokersEnsure Annual Reporting and Periodic Audits are conducted within agreed parametersAttend New Business and Existing Business Scheme reviews contributing to prioritisation of opportunities and workloads.Review, approve where required and circulate new Schemes Submissions and Reviews ensuring awareness of schemes performance and new opportunitiesCommunicate performance against plan, risks and issues to ensure stakeholder awareness and engagementParticipate in individual scheme audits when appropriate and subsequent action planning to increase and improve profitability.Production and dissemination of Best Practice to create improved reputation and capability in the commercial schemes arena.Ensure where appropriate that all schemes and arrangements are compliant from an underwriting perspective in order to remove risk of penalty from the FSA.
Qualifications What you will need


ACII qualification desirableDegree level or other equivalent qualification preferred

Skills & Experience

5-10 years minimum Underwriting experience.Knowledge of the Commercial Casualty Insurance Market and underwriting practices.Strong PC Skills Word, Excel, PowerPoint.Experience of scheme / account / blocks of business reviews.Experience of producing reports and action plans.Effective decision maker as well as able to communicate recommendations and requirements.
About AXA With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You'll work in an open and supportive environment where you'll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things - nationally and internationally. You'll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you'll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it's about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone - regardless of difference. Proud to be part of the AXA Group, a global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK. Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life's uncertainties. Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions. What We Offer As you'd expect from a global leader, our reward package is competitive & varied - here's a small selection of our current benefits:

Annual bonus schemePension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own28 days' annual leave, plus bank holidaysFree life assurance (10 x basic salary)Company car or cash allowancePrivate medical insuranceFlexible benefit options, including pension and life cover flexing, holiday purchase, benefit car, childcare vouchers, health, dental and critical illness plans and bikes4workStructured personal development with comprehensive training and talent programmes, including technical skills Academies offering industry recognised qualificationsSupport with professional studiesDiscount on all AXA Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcareInterest free season ticket loan scheme.
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