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General Manager

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • €70000 - €100000
  • Financial Services, Insurance
  • Apply By: January 23, 2023

JOB ID: 37913

Required Skills
Attention to Detail Business Development Coaching Coordination Law Monitoring Negotiation Operations Reporting Strategy Target Setting Teamwork Written and Oral English Communication
Job Description

Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a leader in the insurance industry.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Effectively lead, manage and develop the European Underwriting function to ensure the achievement of business results, profitable growth and a client focused service aligned to strategic objectives;
  • Ensure company's profitable growth in line with the agreed business plan;
  • Increase the market share and market awareness of company products and assist with the development and delivery of new service offerings in Europe;
  • Responsible for ensuring that the European operations successfully deliver overall development of both the business and the staff;
  • Continuously improve the Maltese Office and make any necessary changes in operational capability to ensure an even higher standard of performance, whilst meeting MFSA and other regulatory requirements;
  • Company Values in personal work behaviors, decision making, contributions and interpersonal interactions;
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with clients, solicitors, brokers, business partners and colleagues through presentations, meetings, corporate events while offering and exploring product opportunities;
  • Utilise a high degree of commercial awareness to drive negotiations and relationships surrounding complex risks to ensure plans contribute to the company’s growth and development as a competitive force in the marketplace;
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with foreign re-insurers, sales team and other functions of the business to ensure the smooth running of the Maltese office.


  • Experience in a similar role as General Manager within insurance or brokerage;
  • Proven ability in delivering business strategy and success in service delivery;
  • Senior level technical and business management acumen, underwriting skill and knowledge of insurance and underwriting principles, practices and procedures;
  • Experience of dealing with the MFSA and knowledge of real estate would be advantageous.

Personal Skills

  • Results orientated and tenacious having the ability to be clear and focused on achieving the end result even when faced with repeated external obstacles;
  • Able to effectively negotiate and influence key decision makers within client organisations;
  • Creativity in understanding the clients needs and designing bespoke solutions;
  • Strong analytical, judgement and decision making skills;
  • Ability to effectively assess complex risk;
  • Ability to organise own time and prioritise workload;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Independent and able to work on own initiative.