Job ID
Kingdom of Bahrain
Full time
Educational qualifications
  • Qualified or partly qualified in Insurance either CII or equivalent
Experience required
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a management role with an insurance company working in the General Business
Competencies required
  • Dealing with brokers and other intermediaries
  • Dealing with regional and international reinsurers or ceding companies
  • Well versed in insurance and experience in wordings and ratings
  • Market industry knowledge
  • Bahraini nationals are encouraged to apply.
Job responsibilities
  • Guide and advise underwriters and bind the company on capacity within authorized levels.
  • Control and monitor underwriting function through effective selection, development, and underwriters’ engagement.
  • Drive the development of a challenging business plan reflective of the competitive market environment.
  • Monitor results, adjust strategies and tactics to maximize profit while maintaining healthy growth levels.
  • Ensure the company develops and maintains successful relationships with clients and brokers.
  • Evaluate underwriting performance based on financial analysis. Includes rate, reserve adequacy, operational, planning and product reviews.
  • Provide overall direction for underwriting authority delegation, audit/compliance/regulatory criteria and catastrophe/accumulation management for the general insurance portfolio.
  • Contribute in the development of strategic marketing initiatives.
  • Enhance and improve underwriting, claims and reinsurance manuals.
  • Monitor premium allocations ensuring that they are in line with the company’s strategy & treaty arrangements.
  • Explore regional and product expansion.
  • Ensure the achievement of continued profitability, growth and/or operational efficiencies for company’s general division through assessment of risk tolerance, market appetite and emerging risk issues.
  • Provide necessary statistics for monthly closings of the department and other requirements such as premium statements, MIS and other statistical reports.


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