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Broker Risk Manager

Liverpool Victoria General Insurance Group

Location: Essex

Job Type: Not Specified


About Us

Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 126 million private and corporate customers in more than 70 countries and over 155,000 employees. We continue to be recognised as among the sustainable insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

Our global Allianz purpose is ‘We secure your future’ for our employees, our customers and the wider society. This sits at the heart of our business and each part of Allianz in the UK, including here in LV= Broker, part of the Allianz Personal family.

About Your Opportunity

In Allianz Personal, here in the UK, our mission is to” Build Britain’s Best Loved Businesses”, with “people first and our customer at the heart”. LV= Broker distribute our General Insurance products (Car, Van, Specialist Vehicle and Home) through multiple broker partners, as part of our successful multi-brand and multi-channel distribution model.

We're looking for someone to join us who will be focussed on working with colleagues in the wider team to ensure we understand and manage our risks.

This is a fantastic opportunity within our Risk and Regulatory team, to deliver improved risk management solutions through identifying, evaluating and managing key risks and controls.

Your Focus

  • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders and a deep understanding of the risks and controls that apply to each business unit, enabling us to meet our Risk Management requirements, including Risk and Control self-assessments, deep dives and production of reports for the relevant Risk Management committees and stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with all stakeholders to; assess our risks, identify weaknesses in our control environment and implement improvements to mitigate the risks.

  • Monitor and analyse the effectiveness and output of these controls and key risk indicators.

  • Identify new and emerging risks by keeping up-to-date with legal, regulatory and technological issues and trends, along with understanding of business change programmes.

  • Manage, investigate and report on risk events, including identifying root causes and learnings, risk prevention controls implementation and remedial action in line with our customer centric values

  • Build strong and enduring relationships with teams within the Allianz Personal business, 1st and 2nd line risk & compliance teams and LV= Broker & Allianz Personal Senior Leaders & Executives.

  • Support development and implementation of risk strategies, working with 2nd line risk teams.

  • Lead, manage and motivate the risk team (LV=Broker Risk Analysts) to successfully deliver its strategies and achieve its business objectives

  • Coach and develop key stakeholders and business teams on risk awareness and risk management requirements, through effective support, training, challenge and oversight.

  • Contribute to decision making across the broader risk community; providing value add to executive and senior management risk decision making.

What We're Looking For

  • You'll preferably have some experience within a risk, audit, compliance, regulatory, underwriting or management role and have an understanding of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Knowledge of General Insurance (Personal Lines) and experience gained within risk management would be an advantage.

  • You’re organised, methodical and proactive with a keen eye for attention to detail.

  • You’ll have strong analytical skills and be inquisitive and confident.

  • You're able to communicate to stakeholders across all levels clearly and accurately, present MI data and highlight essential issues to senior managers with conviction.

You're professional, keen to develop your risk management and regulatory knowledge, self-motivated and have an inherent drive, passion and motivation to be part of a successful team and organisation

Ways of Working

We are delighted to confirm that we are now a hybrid working business. Our office with flex model means that you will have the opportunity to work from home for up to 3 days per week and come into our office (Croydon or Brentwood) for 2 days – longer if you prefer to work in an office.

About the Rewards

We want you to love what you do that’s why we’ve put together a benefits package that recognises and rewards a job well done.

We’ll give you:

  • 30 days' holiday, with the option to buy up to 2 additional days

  • An excellent pension plan (please click here to read more about it)

  • An annual bonus scheme based on company and personal performance

  • Private medical insurance which you can upgrade to family cover

  • Other flexible benefits including discounted retail vouchers and dental insurance

  • 25% discount off our general insurance products including home, pet and travel as well as up to 50% discount on your car insurance

To find out more about our benefits and rewards, please click here.

Our Values

Our company values drive everything we do - and they are:

Be Brave | With Heart | Everyone Counts | Inspiring Trust

LV= is an equal opportunities employer who values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognise that people work in different ways, and we value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality and foster a culture where everyone can bring their true self to work. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce, we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs, culture, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities and long term health conditions.

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