Reinsurance Business Consultant

 

Location: Chelmsford / London


Salary: On Application


Sector: Information Technology


Job Type: Permanent


Work Hours: Full Time


Contact: Sophie Mann, Ann-Marie Payne or Penny Webster


Email: sophie.mann@eurobase.com or hr.team@eurobase.com


Telephone: 01245 455 331


  

Some of the benefits we offer:

  • 22 days holiday rising to 25
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Group life cover
  • Income Protection (Insurance scheme)
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Best Doctors
  • Specsavers
  • Eurobase Benefits Gateway discounts & cashback package

 

Company:

 

Eurobase is an international software and service provider to financial institutions in over 25 countries. We provide enterprise wide solutions for (re)insurance companies, banks and other financial institutions as well as IT recruitment services. 

Our aim is to be recognised as thought leaders in the sectors we operate, and to deliver innovative solutions that provide real business value to our customers.

We pride ourselves on our personal approach, ensuring we deliver the support and flexibility our customers need and the service they expect.

 Our customers have a long and lasting relationship with Eurobase and all will verify our approach to doing business and commitment to product investment - delivering ongoing value above and beyond our initial engagements.

 Website address: www.eurobase.com

 

Role:

This role is within the Professional Services team. You will be the subject matter expert (SME) on Reinsurance and will contribute to both customer and internal investment projects.

You will be responsible for providing reinsurance business related pre-sales support and ensuring that customer’s and prospect’s requirements are understood and the business solution is mapped against these requirements.  You will also operate in a project team environment on either Eurobase or customer premises, which could be overseas. Therefore some mobility will be required, including the need to travel

You will need to develop an excellent knowledge of synergy2, the market leading product for the insurance and reinsurance industry, and be able to communicate this to different levels, including C level stakeholders, giving them confidence that the product is suitable for their needs from a business point of view. You will become a synergy2 subject matter expert (SME) 

Proven experience is essential and you must have had a number of successful deliveries of your business designs into a production environment to support one or more key processes of reinsurance (outwards/retro) administration.

 

Your main functions will be as follows:

  • Working closely with business development, supporting them across the full sales lifecycle and qualification of prospect needs;
  • Review the synergy2 insurance product against standard market needs for reinsurance, including London Market, proposing improvements where required;
  • Provide product and business expertise on an implementation project, which will involve running workshops with the customer as part of the Implementation Study;
  • Prepare and present, in conjunction with members of the business development team, proposals to customers on system solutions, including costs and timescales;
  • Delivering presentations and online demonstrations  in order to promote synergy2 to prospects and customers;
  • Supporting Marketing events – user conferences, trade shows, webinars etc;
  • Identify the best solutions for meeting customer requirements based upon the existing functionality of our insurance products, identifying where customisation will be required.

 

 Essential Skills:

  • Strong customer relationship skills, preferably with a strong ‘consultancy’ approach ideally in a solution provider environment
  • Reinsurance business knowledge – In depth experience of Fac and Treaty, including recovery and premium calculations, and reinsurance credit control
  • Insurance applications experience, preferably in underwriting solutions
  • Business analysis experience covering full project life cycle developments
  • Experience of working in a structured environment and to quality management standards
  • Self starter with proven initiative and ability to think on one’s feet
  • Good communication abilities, written and verbal, including presentation skills; Ability to communicate effectively at different organisational levels whether internally or externally
  • Excellent team participation skills, viewing self and role as part of a broader team all working to achieve Company goals
  • Commercial awareness and understanding

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Insurance accounting (Financial and credit control
  • Expertise in business analytics for delivering business intelligence solutions including dashboards
  • Experience of working in commercial software vendor environment.

 

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Eurobase does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Eurobase employee. Eurobase will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Eurobase.