Portfolio Manager in London - Hyperion Insurance Group

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London, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
3 days ago

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From day one, our mission has been to create an independent business with a unique culture – one that is controlled by the people who work for it. Finding the most talented and entrepreneurial people has always been key to our success. People come to Howden Group Holdings for lots of different reasons, but they stay for the same one: our culture. That’s what sets us apart, and why we nurture and retain the best talent in the market. Whatever your priorities – work/life balance, career progression, sustainability, volunteering - you’ll find like-minded people driving change at Howden Group.The Howden Markets Portfolio team operates within Howden Group to execute the Group’s strategy to co-ordinate, manage and develop group strategic portfolio placement beneficial outcomes. As a Portfolio Manager, based from our London office, you will work with members of the senior management team of the department in the development and execution of the Group’s high level insurer strategy and the co-ordination, management and development of strategic insurer and re-insurer relationship, to grow and retain profitable business, ensuring that budget/targets are met or exceeded.  You will act as a supervisor/role model to other members of the team and as the team grows in size, are likely to be given staffing responsibilities.You’ll be a driving force for Portfolio planning, management and execution, in liaison with business stakeholders and to deliver exceptional Portfolio management, meeting agreed goals on time and within budget.Additionally, you will have responsible for ensuring that day to day activities operate in accordance with applicable Company and/or Group policies to achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service.Key AccountabilitiesHelp to define Portfolio plans, scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.Deliver assigned projects and also contribute to other projects and initiatives as required.Support wider business strategy by contributing expertise and advice to the team.Support the overall growth of new business through executing appropriate strategies; developing and maintaining insurer relationships.Contribute to strategy development and prioritises operational deliverables.Provide support to others to achieve positive results in line with strategy.Contribute to overall product, channel and technical strategy across the global business.Own and manage operations of the Portfolio, designs the plan of work for each phase of the project.Create good practices, tools and processes for Portfolio management and help ensure that indicated standards are being followed.Identify risks, highlighting these to relevant parties in good time and ensuring mitigating action is taken.Create and maintain comprehensive Portfolio documentation (e.g. PIDs, business cases, KPIs etc.).Measure Portfolio performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.Create Portfolio reports against indicated key performance metrics to support data-driven decision making process.Provide investment advices, based on market performance where required.Act as a referral point, providing technical input and expertise to advise/coach others and to ensure that actions/decisions taken are appropriate.Execute/deliver Master Service Agreements (MSA’s) with strategic insurers and deliver against key performance indicators (KPI’s) in accordance with service schedules.Act as an escalation point for queries raised by key clients (Insurers) in order to ensure these are handled efficiently and effectively.Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience Experience of working as a Portfolio Manager or similar role.Experience in market engagement, presentation and high impact documents.Experience in analysing large datasets to assess their profitability, scalability, viability and scope of opportunity.Demonstrable experience of Portfolio delivery throughout the whole lifecycle (from start-up to benefits realisation).Understanding of the general principles of insurance and/or London Market operations.Consultative and collaborative with strong interpersonal skills.Highly organised, with good planning/prioritisation/time management skills.Analytical and able to solve problems.Able to spot opportunities and be enterprising.Customer focussed approach.Technically relevant or Industry recognised qualifications (e.g. Prince2, AMP, PMP, MSP, CII Certified etc.) would be beneficial.Likely to have Dip CII and have started to study for ACII.What do we offer in return?A career that you define.Yes, we offer all the usual rewards and benefits - including great healthcare provision, a wide variety of wellbeing offers, competitive salary, generous pensions and more - but we know you expect all that.What you might not expect is a job where everyone has a voice, where volunteering in the community is part of the day job, and where everyone is encouraged to play a part towards our sustainability goals. We want people who want to make a difference - not just in the workplace, but in the industry and in the wider community.Our Culture: People FirstWe are proud to be at the global table, but we are most proud of our culture. It has been built on a single and constant set of principles over more than 25 years, and it has helped us become:An international group with independence and people at its heartA home for talent with a unique culture: the biggest small company in the worldThe focus on being a People First business has always been at the very heart of the Group. David’s vision was to create an independent business with a unique culture; one that would survive and thrive as a business controlled by the people working for it. Finding the most talented and entrepreneurial people to join the Group has been and will continue to be key.Diversity & InclusionAt Howden Group Holdings we consider our people our chief competitive advantage and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.Additional Job DetailsWorker Type:PermanentSummaryLocation: LondonType: Full time


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