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Senior Risk Manager (Hartford, CT)

June 6, 2010


Our client provides professionals with a flat management structure along with the latitude within this role to work autonomously.  You will report to the Head of Capital & Risk Management located in Europe.  The successful candidate will more than likely come from the assurance industry with a focus on the Property & Casualty product line.  To begin with, this role will not be provided with a team to manage but the role will provide the candidate with a platform for unparalleled company exposure and career growth.  The risk focus within this role will span insurance, operations, and financial risk.  Compensation for this role will be commensurate with experience and number of years of experience will vary but we expect to see anywhere from 10 – 20 years of post undergraduate professional experience.

Cross Functional Business Partnering:

  • Group Head of Risk & Capital Management and other members of the Risk Management & Actuarial team, Risk Director, Underwriting and Claims Teams, external Clients and Suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • To work with the business teams to understand the business being written with a focus on either new or unusual products so that the risk from global / portfolio perspective can be understood.
  • Communicate & roll out risk management practices throughout the group.
  • To assess existing business processes against risk management practices.
  • To ensure the risk implications of any business developments such as acquisitions, new product development and corporate restructuring are understood and mitigated.
  • Ad-hoc risk reviews of senior management areas of concern.
  • To be responsible for initiating and running risk management groups, management committees and workshops as needed.
  • To use broad understanding of regulations to implement risk management strategies and ensure the business comply with regulatory and legal requirements.



  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders, both verbally and in writing.
  • Team worker as well as able to work on own initiative.
  • Experience in the London market insurance industry (preferred but not required).
  • Experience of working effectively with underwriters.
  • Outcome focused, self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic.
  • Analyzes a scenario and sees solutions and doesn’t dwell on “problems”.