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Head Of Affinity Lines

Ref: 75861

  • Six Figure + Salary and Benefits Package on Offer
  • 18 Oct 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Insurance - Head of Multi Product Lines

About the Company

Brightwater have exclusively partnered with a global insurance firm in their search for a new Head of Multi Product Lines to work from their Dublin based European head office. 

About the Position

This is an incredible opportunity to join a successful, global insurer, who, down the years, have gained an excellent reputation for innovation, customer care and close company culture. This position will see you play a key leadership role overseeing a portfolio of different lines, with a pan-European client base. 

Key Responsibilities

This is a broad, leadership role that will see you take P&L responsibility for the multiple lines of business. More specifically your responsibilities can be outlined as follows:
  • Lead the underwriting team for a line of business and take responsibility for the delivery of results and profitability of that line.
  • Analyse, evaluate and make underwriting decisions in line with underwriting appetite.
  • Define product line strategy and recommend business plans that will generate continued profitable business growth.
  • Review and analyse all new insurance risks for pricing, risk exposure and compliance within underwriting guidelines and authorities.
  • Prepare business cases required to support any client or product initiative in line with the underwriting guidelines.
  • Implement appropriate internal underwriting procedures and criteria to control risk.
  • Ensure that company policies are applied with respect to delegated authorities and underwriting guidelines.
  • Prepare, review and approve contract wordings within authorities.
  • Prepare monthly reporting commentary on technical results.
  • Review, evaluate and report on loss activity. Provide underwriting performance analysis and commentary by product, market and client as appropriate.
  • Responsible for delivery of underwriting document filings, accuracy of data entries to systems and contract integrity for accounts underwritten.
  • Assist in establishing operational structures.
  • Provide all relevant support to business development function or third party intermediaries where technical or underwriting assistance is required.
  • Meet and negotiate with clients and brokers and to build relationships to develop new and renewal business.
  • Manage, supervise and develop team members.
  • Work with finance and actuarial teams to support delivery of and ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements, such as Solvency II.


To be considered for this role you will have a strong background and many years insurance industry experience, You will have ideally risen to level of Lead Underwriter or Senior Underwriter within a domestic or global insurer. You will have broad insurance operations experience across underwriting, claims and general management. 

In person you will be an excellent relationship builder with both internal and external stakeholders. You will also hold a recognised insurance industry qualification. Proficiency in a non English, European language would be a distinct advantage. 

Remuneration Package

A remuneration package befitting a role of this level is on offer to attract the right candidate (six figures plus). As is the chance to further your experience within a leading global player, in an interesting and broad-ranging, multi-line, European focused role. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact
Estelle Davis or email Brightwater Executive or click the apply button below.

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