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Risk Underwriter and Commercial Underwriter vacancies, HCC. London & Leicester.
Due to our continued growth, HCC International’s Credit and Surety Division is looking for the following talented, experienced individuals to join its credit teams. With clients across the UK and Ireland, we are looking for people who could be based in our London or Leicester offices.
* Risk Underwriter – Energy and Fuels
* Risk Underwriter – Electronics
* Commercial Underwriter/account executive –South East
* Credit Analyst/Trainee Risk Underwriter - Leicester Office
HCC offers an attractive reward package and working conditions together with a superb culture and plenty of opportunity for talented employees to progress. With a AA- rating and part of the prestigious Tokio Marine Group, HCC International is well-positioned in the market to maximise its potential for growth in the credit insurance market and you could be part of our team.
If you have an excellent track record in one of these areas, submit your CV via our company careers page http://www.hcc.com/careers/Searchjobs or email firstname.lastname@example.org Closing date for applications is 31 January 2016. (Please mention Credit Insurance News Digest).
Specific Duties: Underwrite policies for zone markets, both policy terms and limits; Represent AIG at meetings (either in the UK or internationally) with prospects and brokers; Establish and develop strong broker relations; Develop commercial initiatives to increase submission flow; Develop marketing initiatives and collateral to promote AIG products; Develop alternative distribution channels in market; Ensure compliance with AIG underwriting standards, credit procedures and PC guidelines.
Technical Skills & Experience: Underwriting/financial background, preferably with both risk and commercial skills, but with focus on strong commercial skills; English speaker; Good communication/interpersonal skills; Knowledge of local/national broker network.
Core Skills & Experience: Well organised, client facing individual; Expertise in export and domestic trade credit underwriting; Good presentation skills; Competitor knowledge. To apply for this position, Click here. (Please mention Credit Insurance News Digest).
This major Surety provider based in London are looking to add to their team. The role itself will see you carrying out commercial review of both traditional sureties as well as bank guarantees and pension bonds, dealing with both new enquiries as well as renewing existing business, pitching for and pricing transactions, liaising with relevant brokers – where appropriate, and meeting with clients to discuss requirements and performance of products. The client are fairly flexible about the level of experience required and will consider credit analysts with a background in construction, bank guarantees (LC’s, etc), pension bonds, travel bonds, or fully fledged Surety & Bond Underwriters who are looking to move to a well-established market. Typically the sureties underwritten will be for UK clients, however some multinational exposures will be dealt with as well as international clients depending on the route of introduction. For more information or to express interest, please contact Kerren.Leach@eamesconsulting.com. (Please mention Credit Insurance News Digest).
The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) is a multilateral institution, established by a Treaty in 2001 with the financial and technical support of the World Bank Group and now with African Development Bank. ATI is registered with the United Nations under Article 102 of the United Nations Charter dedicated to providing insurance, reinsurance and other financial services for the purposes of promoting trade, investment and other productive activities in Africa.
Eames Consulting are exclusively supporting the appointment of the Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) who is responsible for providing leadership and direction to position the Agency as a leading provider of Political and Credit Risk Insurance in Africa. The role is available due to retirement, and will report directly to the CEO. The CUO will lead the underwriting and associated teams, including field offices, with an initial headcount responsibility of c.20 staff.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Overall underwriting management. Guiding the underwriting team into meeting its targets. Departmental planning including medium and long-term annual and periodic budgeting. Devising and implementing corporate initiatives. Product development. Strategic planning across the agency. Identifying new opportunities in existing and new markets. Market and pricing research. Key client management.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 10 years relevant experience including Senior Management. Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English (a working knowledge of French would be an added advantage). A track record in underwriting, product development and marketing. Ensuring profitable growth of the book. A thorough understanding of Political Risk, Structured Credit or Trade Credit insurances is essential. Strong leadership, team development and management skills. Analytical and able to negotiate and influence.
Full details provided upon request and available via www.ati-aca.org. Please apply to email@example.com or call Kerren Leach on +44 207 092 3283 for a confidential discussion.
I am delighted to be working in partnership with a National Insurance Broker, who have a substantial network of offices throughout the UK, ensuring that they have a very strong local presence, and are able to provide outstanding levels of service. Due to a substantial period of growth my client is looking to recruit a new member to work within the Trade Credit Team within their Leeds City Centre arm. If you are an individual who has previously had exposure to Trade Credit Insurance and is looking for career and salary advancement then this may be the role for you. It would be the opportunity to deal with some larger sized businesses and have the ability to deal with more technically advanced cases. Alternatively my client will look at individuals who are experienced Commercial Account Handlers, and are interested in moving into Trade Credit, and can demonstrate an awareness in this area.
As a successful candidate you will be: Responsible for a book of Trade Credit Clients Dealing with larger end businesses and more technically based cases. Supporting the Account Executives Chasing Credit limits Monitoring Overdue payments Liaison with Underwriters Being reactive to the clients needs and taking ownership of tasks In return you will have the opportunity to be part of a massively successful firm of Insurance Brokers, as well as have the opportunity to carve out a career within this niche area of Trade Credit, should you desire. Salary is very much dependent upon experience and ranges from £22,000 - £30,000.
In order to speak further, in confidence please contact Helen Spriggs on 0113 2368957 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the continued acquisition of quality accounts, the specialist Trade Credit Division has retained Aston Charles to assist in the appointment of a Credit Insurance Account Handler. This firm is long- established in the Yorkshire region and is well known for its friendly, supportive and technically- orientated staff. You will be supporting Account Executives and Directors in the smooth running of their portfolios, including administering mid-term amendments, dealing with credit limit issues, as well as day to day enquiries. Clients will be from a variety of industry sectors, and will vary in size from SME’s, right through to very large, multinational concerns. In order to understand how businesses transact with each other, you will be commercially- minded and ideally have experience of working for a competing Credit insurance brokerage. However, we welcome applications from those candidates who have worked in ‘industry’ as a Credit Controller or similar, or those from a general personal/ commercial lines broking background. In order to build rapport and explain Credit insurance best practice with stakeholders at all levels, you must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrable negotiation skills are also a prerequisite. Having a relevant degree (Business Studies, Accountancy, Finance or Economics, for example), will add weight to your application, although this is by no means essential. In return, you will receive a generous basic salary (depending on experience) and benefits package, company car or allowance, and support towards professional qualifications. For more information and to apply contact Richard Jones at email@example.com or call 0845 8388 490.
Coface Country Risk Conference 2016. Thursday 9 June 2016. Central London.
RISKS & OPPORTUNITIES IN THE WORLD OF TRADE. The Conference will provide country and sector information to help companies and their advisers to identify the risks and rewards of trading in the UK and exporting. This will then help companies to develop a strategy to maximise their trading opportunities. During the half day event, the experienced commentators will provide insight on: The UK Economy, Emerging Markets, Cyber Security, Geo-political Risks. Plus two Roundtables with further contributors from industry. Register your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The market for supply chain finance (SCF) is lighting up. For EMEA alone, the market size is estimated to be as high as €17 Billion with an estimated annual growth rate of between 15-30%. This two day event covers the rapidly growing interest in targeting both domestic and cross border opportunities in the SCF space, as well as the increased interest from mid-sized companies now looking to supply chain finance to increase profitability and strengthen supply chains. Brought to you by BCR, specialist publishers in receivables, factoring and supply chain finance, the conference is open to all finance and supply chain professionals. It is a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends transforming the approach to supply chain management and a chance to network with leaders in the industry. Treasurers/CFOs, heads of supply chain/procurement from corporates & SME directors attend free of charge. For more information go to http://www.bcrconferences.com/events/supply-chain-finance-summit.
Returning to Mumbai for its 13th year, GTR‘s India Trade & Export Finance Conference will once again re-affirm its position as the conference of choice for the region’s trade finance community. 15% discount for Credit Insurance News Readers with CIN15. http://www.gtreview.com/events/asia/india-trade-export-finance-conference-2016/.
Recognised as the biggest gathering of trade finance professionals in the region, the West Africa Trade & Export Finance Conference will return to Lagos for 2016. With over 300 delegates expected in attendance, the conference will bring together delegates from the market’s leading corporate, banking and financial services organisations to discuss key market issues within agribusiness, hard commodities, risk mitigation and infrastructural development. 15% discount for Credit Insurance News Readers with CIN15. http://www.gtreview.com/events/africa/west-africa-trade-export-finance-conference-2016/.
Book your tables now for the glittering awards ceremony! The awards ceremony will take place on 10th February 2016 at the Brewery, London and we aim to top last year's event, which was made extra-special with the celebration of the award of our Royal Charter. Take a look at our video highlights from the 2015 awards ceremony to see what you can expect from this fantastic evening of celebration. Book your tables now to avoid disappointment! Contact Anthony Epega: E: email@example.com T: 020 7316 9092.
GTR Mena Trade Finance Week returns to Dubai for its 13th year, continuing its long standing in the Middle East as the must-attend annual event for the region’s trade finance community. Organised with the support of key market institutions including the Dubai Chamber Of Commerce, Dubai Exports, International Chamber of Commerce and many more, the event will welcome representatives from across the international business, banking, legal, insurance and government sectors to discuss current and future trade priorities.
GTR Mena Trade Finance Week 2016 is also now fully ICC Academy accredited, offering 15 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) in total.
At the heart of GTR Mena Trade Finance Week will be the annual GTR Mena Trade & Export Finance Conference, covering growth forecasts, regional economic stability and accessibility to key markets such as Africa and Asia, while various supporting workshops, seminars and networking receptions will provide further opportunities for delegates to meet and exchange ideas on best practice. With speakers from across the regional and global trade finance community on hand to offer practical guidance and inspiration, this is an event not to be missed by anyone involved in Mena trade.
15% discount for Credit Insurance News Readers with CIN15 - go to http://www.gtreview.com/events/mena/gtr-mena-trade-finance-week-2016/.
Regarded as the market’s leading pan-African trade finance gathering, GTR Africa Trade Finance Week will return to Cape Town in March 2016. Throughout the last decade the conference has provided the international trade finance community with an unrivalled forum for open discussion and debate on Africa’s trade potential and its priorities for the future. 2016’s conference will build on this established reputation, welcoming on and off-stage participation from the continent’s leading corporates, FIs, regulators, risk managers, lawyers, insurers and all additional sectors involved in the development of one of the world’s most exciting and promising regions in which to do business.
Audience participation will form a key part of proceedings, while presentations, panel discussions and case studies will offer practical guidance for those looking to increase their working footprint in Africa. This will be supported by focused streams and dedicated workshops, while the many networking breaks built into the agenda will provide ample opportunities for attendees to meet with the market’s primary decision makers, all representing a diverse mix of countries from across the continent.
15% discount for Credit Insurance News Readers with CIN15 - go to http://www.gtreview.com/events/africa/gtr-africa-trade-finance-week-2016/.
Sydney will once again play host to GTR’s Australia Trade & Supply Chain Finance Conference, at the Sheraton on the Park on March 7-8. Attracting high level business leaders from across the domestic and international trade and supply chain finance community, over 250 delegates are expected to attend to discuss the current landscape of trade within Australia as well as explore new strategies going forward. Networking sessions throughout the day will provide ample opportunities to establish new relationships with key industry players as well as become reacquainted with old contacts surrounding with the aim of developing business across Australia and throughout the region.
15% discount for Credit Insurance News Readers with CIN15 - go to http://www.gtreview.com/events/asia/australia-trade-supply-chain-finance-conference-2016/.
This well established market leading two-day Convention brings together nearly 200 delegates from Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia, attracted by the quality of speakers, panel discussions and wide-ranging subject matter. The theme for 2016 is being developed now. To get involved, please contact Malou Lindholm, Director, BCR Publishing. For more information go to http://www.bcrconferences.com/events/receivables-finance-international---rfix.
We invite you to join us on the 17th and 18th of March 2016 at our exclusive, interactive Financial Supply Chain Conference, in Barcelona, Spain at Hotel Avenida Palace. The aim of the meeting is to bring together professionals (Head of Credit, Head of Finance, Head Treasury, Customer Supply Chain Director, Global Process Owner, Accounts Receivable, Global Cash Leader, Head of Cash Performance …) from the leading multinational organisations across the EMEA region to network, benchmark and find answers regarding Financial Process Optimisation, Quality Improvement, Cost Cutting & Efficiency.
Attendance of the meeting includes: Full access to all of the presentations, discussions and round table · All refreshments and lunches · The online documentation: strategic information from the conference (speakers’ presentations) that you can use later internally.
Axiom Groupe is a leader in international business meetings and communication, producing conferences, delivering business intelligence and strategic information For more information about the conference, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RISKS & OPPORTUNITIES IN THE WORLD OF TRADE. The Conference will provide country and sector information to help companies and their advisers to identify the risks and rewards of trading in the UK and exporting. This will then help companies to develop a strategy to maximise their trading opportunities. During the half day event, experienced commentators provide insight on: UK Economy, Emerging Markets, Cyber Security, Geo-political Risks. Plus two Roundtables with further contributors from industry. Register your interest by emailing email@example.com.
However, leading credit insurer Atradius provides customers with more than just peace of mind – their expertise and detailed country knowledge means that wherever in the world you are trading Atradius is able to give you the inside track on where the real risks lie.
In today’s volatile world exporting your goods or services can be a daunting business. Having real-time information at your fingertips is a must have and this is where Atradius’ extensive knowledge base can really help. However, what really matters to an exporting business is knowing that they are going to get paid and with Atradius Modula Export customers can trade with total confidence safe in the knowledge that whatever happens help is at hand.
Trade Credit Insurance is an important tool in any exporter’s armoury and Atradius explains that with its refreshed Modula Export cover businesses can take confidence to a new level. “ Modula Export is specifically focused on export business and includes markets worldwide, with all major currencies included as standard. Cover includes third country transactions and importantly terrorism is recognised as cause of loss.” The message from Atradius is simple – “ Trade and get paid because we’ve got it covered!”
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