Managing Director

Managing Director

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We’re on the lookout for a strong leader to work with the Board to set the strategy for Skyfire Insurance Company Limited (SICL) in Gibraltar.

You’ll lead employees to deliver performance in line with the company’s objectives and embed corporate policies to ensure compliance with the relevant regulatory bodies. 

If you’d like to know more about us and what we can offer, take a look at the below and apply today! Our dedicated Recruitment team are on hand to help with any questions you may have.

Job responsibilities
  • Devise and oversee the delivery of the company’s strategy, ensuring that the necessary financial and human resources are in place for the company to meet its objectives and review performance
  • Accountable for the SICL  and efficient capital management
  • Ensure effective audit and control of outsourced functions, with attention to the Claims & Underwriting functions.
  • Chair of both the Large Loss committee and Rating & Analysis committee
  • Provide strong leadership of the company, within a framework of prudent and effective controls which enable risk to be assessed and managed
  • Build strong relationships with the relevant regulatory bodies
  • Responsible for ensuring that the structure of the company and the skills and experience of employees most effectively supports the company’s strategic goals
  • Work with Procurement to ensure outsourced relationships remain appropriate and continuously review intra-group and related party agreements to ensure they’re fit for purpose
  • Act as the designated contact with external reinsurance brokers or reinsurers at an operational level
  • Maintain operational day-to-day management of reinsurance processing functions within Skyfire and develop a robust operating model for reinsurance processing, including owning internal accountability with regards to risk, compliance and internal audit functions
  • Review and, where necessary, develop suitable procedure and process manuals to ensure procedures and controls are documented and regularly updated
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • Significant experience within a similar role in the insurance industry
  • Demonstrable experience in strategic planning and stakeholder management
  • Managing strategic relationships with key suppliers and industry bodies
  • Strategic decision making
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Problem solving, with the ability to translate issues and find resolutions
  • Excellent understanding of motor insurance and reinsurance
What can we do for you?
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer

Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle, including a company pension scheme, group life assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, professional subscription fees, the opportunity to buy additional holiday, health cash plan, help with travel expenses and the opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work.

Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

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Pension scheme

We offer a workplace pension scheme for all employees.

Get your birthday off

We give you an extra day off to celebrate your special day.

Generous holiday entitlement

All employees receive a generous holiday entitlement.

Health cash plan

Claim money back on your healthcare costs, such as dental check-ups and eye tests.

Holiday Extra

We give you the option to buy up to five additional days of annual leave.

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