Head of Unit-Linked Savings & Pensions

Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry – a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies.   Group Life & Health Insurance defines and ensures the implementation of technical standards for Life & Health Insurnace

Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry – a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies.

 

Group Life & Health Insurance defines and ensures the implementation of technical standards for Life & Health Insurnace business, monitors and challenges Group and Business Units technical performance and action plans, builds professional communities to share best practices and support, facilitates capability building, optimizes the management and value creation in the in-force life portfolios and manages the life product approval process, steers BUs towards Unit Linked, Protection and Health business and ensures that the Life & Health strategy is delivered consistently taking account of profitability, competitiveness, customer needs and regulatory requirements.
 
The successful candidate will:
  • Play an active role in definining  the Life strategy incl. product strategy and segmented growth
  • Steer, control and supervise relevant New Business targets and KPIs (e.g. UL Share, Business Mix, % of internal UL funds)
  • Build professional communities to share best practices, support and advise BUs and Regions in product design and solution developments (incl. value proposition, guarantee management, distribution approach, best-practice)
  • Ensure that the entire value chain is managed in line with Group strategy through engagement with the relevant teams (e.g. Group Investments, Group Information & Digital, Group Strategy, Bancassurance, Group Hedge Center and external partners)
  • Manage and contribute to internal projects and departments (e.g. Life Strategy projects, cross-divisional/country projects)
  • Drive product intelligence (e.g. research, market and competitor watch)
  • Act as an ambassador and promotor of the Group priority to shift production towards Unit Linked (orchestrator of the Unit Linked Community)
  • Cooperate with other Group Life & Health departments

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

Must Have

  • Senior profile with  ideally 5-7 years experience relating to Savings / Pensions possibly in an international environment
  • Know-how in Unit Linked and/or Investments (in particular Investment Funds)
  • Educational background in Financial Economics/ Actuarial/ other quantitative
  • Leadership experience
  • Language skills: fluent English is a must; Italian / French / German desirable

Soft Skills

  • Open and team-oriented personality
  • Good presentational and commercial skills
  • Proactive and flexible
  • Reliable and resilient