P&C Risk Management Senior Underwriter

Location Spain, Spain
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Risk Management
Apply before 11/11/2016

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  • Educated to university degree level (pref. but not excl.: Engineering, Mathematics, Actuarial or Economics).
  • More than 5 years of experience in Property Commercial Lines Underwriting (other lines of business will be a plus).
  • Experience in international projects.
  • Excellent English skills.
  • Strong knowledge concerning IT soft application (Excel, PowerPoint, IT, information system).


Technical skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Project Management Techniques.
  • Knowledge of operative processes in the insurance industry.
  • Good knowledge of performance management.


Personal skills:

  • Prioritisation and organisation skills.
  • Good level of leadership skills and strong influencing skills, with ability to engage others and get people on board.
  • Ability to network, establish relationships and gain credibility from more senior roles.
  • Open minded to an international environment.
  • Ability to adapt in a changing environment.
  • Management abilities potential.
  • Team player and team builder.
  • Autonomous and results oriented.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Good interpersonal relationships.



Mission - Job purpose

  • Promote a sound risk management culture and governance throughout the organisation of underwriting and pricing topics within the scope of the region.
  • Ensure the monitoring and build-up of a regional second line of defence on underwriting topics across the region.



Main Accountabilities & Activities

  • Provide an expert second opinion on large accounts under regional scope and support local teams to provide an opinion on accounts under local authority.
  • Support extended local and regional teams to provide an opinion on new and existing products.
  • Provide quality assurance controls of local second line of defence by giving support in the update, formalisation and implementation of underwriting governance and by testing and challenging underwriting decisions.
  • Participate in the design and deployment of training programs to develop underwriting and business skills within the region.
  • Ensure effective relationships between key stakeholders at local, regional and Group level.


AXA Emerging Markets EMEA-LATAM is one of the region of the global insurer AXA covering emerging markets. It has operations in Middle East & Africa, Turkey & Azerbaijan, Latin America and other growing markets in Europe. Present in 29 countries, the Region has 21 million customers and 14,000 employees with activities in Property & Casualty and Life & Savings. To support the business operations in the countries, the regional platform offers a multicultural and diverse environment (languages, countries, nationalities) and multiple career development opportunities.