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Operations Assistant - Transact

Employer
Howden Group Holdings Ltd
Location
Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
From day one, our mission has been to create an independent business with a unique culture - one that is controlled by the people who work for it. Finding the most talented and entrepreneurial people has always been key to our success.

People come to Howden Group Holdings for lots of different reasons, but they stay for the same one: our culture. That's what sets us apart, and why we nurture and retain the best talent in the market. Whatever your priorities - work/life balance, career progression, sustainability, volunteering - you'll find like-minded people driving change at Howden Group.

About Howden Group and Rethink:

Howden Group is the world's largest majority employee-owned insurance group. Rethink is Howden Group's new digital Howden Group is the world's largest majority employee-owned insurance group. Rethink is Howden Group's new digital platform for matching insurance risk to capacity providers. Covid-19 has accelerated an existing trend towards electronic placement of part or all of corporate risks, and brokers and carriers that have timely, accurate and automated placement and underwriting processes will be in the strongest position to maintain margins and grow revenues.

Rethink is a dynamic and fast-paced place to work, with the culture of a results-oriented small business. We pride ourselves on our ambition and ability to engineer quality solutions and exceed clients' expectations.

Operations Assistant

You will be joining the Rethink Data Team and will be working on maintaining our crucial reference data management capability as well as supporting creation of data extracts and data sets that are important to our underwriting and analysis teams.

Rethink's roadmap has the following objectives:
  • Successfully improve upon the automated quoting and placing processes and build out its technology stack, incl. Rethink's UW Algorithm and rules engine
  • Deploy a new underwriting platform to allow for more complex acceptance criteria and data augmentation
  • In addition, our existing Associate Product Owner for Data will be required to support the development of the Rethink Data and Analytics proposition and as such requires support to undertake existing daily tasks.

The jobholder will provide operational support to the Product owner and the Partnerships Manager on Rethink Transact.

What you'll bring:
  • Good all round London Market experience across all Lines of Business and insurance types.
  • Great communication and soft people skills to build trust with stakeholders and clients

Desirable extra skills and experience:
  • Experience with structure and content of Market Reform Contracts (MRC).
  • Understanding of Lloyd's Market Blueprint, especially the Core Data Record (CDR).

What do we offer in return?

A career that you define

Yes, we offer all the usual rewards and benefits - including great healthcare provision, a wide variety of wellbeing offers, competitive salary, generous pensions and more - but we know you expect all that.

What you might not expect is a job where everyone has a voice, where volunteering in the community is part of the day job, and where everyone is encouraged to play a part towards our sustainability goals. We want people who want to make a difference - not just in the workplace, but in the industry and in the wider community.

Our culture: People First

Our core values dictate how we live and work. We are a group with independence and people at its heart and we are a home for talent with a unique culture: the biggest small company in the world

The focus on being a People First business has always been at the very heart of the Group; Our vision was to create an independent business with a unique culture and one that would survive and thrive as a business controlled by the people working for it. And finding the most talented and entrepreneurial people to join the Group has been and will continue to be key.

Diversity & Inclusion

We consider our people our chief competitive advantage and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.

What do we offer in return?

A career that you define.

Yes, we offer all the usual rewards and benefits - including great healthcare provision, a wide variety of wellbeing offers, competitive salary, generous pensions and more - but we know you expect all that.

What you might not expect is a job where everyone has a voice, where volunteering in the community is part of the day job, and where everyone is encouraged to play a part towards our sustainability goals. We want people who want to make a difference - not just in the workplace, but in the industry and in the wider community.

Our Culture: People First

We are proud to be at the global table, but we are most proud of our culture. It has been built on a single and constant set of principles over more than 25 years, and it has helped us become:
  • An international group with independence and people at its heart
  • A home for talent with a unique culture: the biggest small company in the world

The focus on being a People First business has always been at the very heart of the Group. David's vision was to create an independent business with a unique culture; one that would survive and thrive as a business controlled by the people working for it. Finding the most talented and entrepreneurial people to join the Group has been and will continue to be key.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Howden Group Holdings we consider our people our chief competitive advantage and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.

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Permanent

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