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VAC4105 - Insurance Manager - Maritime Services Division (MSD)

Division Marine
Location Dubai, U.A.E.
Department P&O Maritime Services - DEP
Closing Date 15-Jan-2018
About P&O Maritime

P&O Maritime is a diverse global company in the marine transport sector delivering innovative and sustainable solutions in partnership with our customers. With a strong focus on business growth and excellence, P&O’s operations span Australasia, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.


About the role Based in the Dubai Corporate Office and reporting to the General Counsel - Maritime Services Division, this role manages all responsibilities associated with insurance for Maritime Services Division (MSD) and its Business units including Drydocks World (DDW), P&O Maritime Services (POMS) and Joint Ventures, to ensure business complies with the Insurance Policy of DP World in a cost effective and appropriate manner. The role will be the focal point of insurance activities working with the management team, to ensure a coordinated insurance strategy is executed across the Group
Key Accountabilities

Primary objective

  • To design, negotiate, manage and administer appropriate global and operation-specific insurance contracts to ensure sound and cost-effective cover is in place.

  • Provide timely day to day support for POMS and any other DP World departments that rely on Marine insurance products.

  • To manage claim processes of any significant claims, arising under these programmes.

  • To provide a range of risk management support services to help manage risk at source.

  • To provide management services for other insurance policies that are required, including but not limited to Corporate Travel, Employee Benefit Policies and certain Financial and Professional Insurances in negotiation with the Director.

Job Context

  • The job holder is responsible for ensuring appropriate insurance coverage (comprising global insurance programmes plus a number of tailored business-specific policies) is maintained in a compliant and cost effective manner with secure underwriters.

  • The major challenge of the role is to supply timely and effective day to day service to designated regions.

Qualifications ,Experiemce and Skills
  • Tertiary qualified in relevant degree.
  • Appropriate professional qualification and membership of internationally recognised Insurance or Risk Management body
  • Substantial practical experience in developing and managing insurance for major organizations
  • Experience in the Stevedoring or associated industry.
  • Experience in Marine Insurances: P&I , H&M, Legal Defence Cover , Cargo Cover, War Risk, Crew, SRL, BAR, and other classes of marine insurances
  • Technical insurance management and commercial acumen;
  • A good understanding of the emerging trends and developments in insurance management practices in multi-national organizations
  • 5 years exposure to international operations and working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • High ethical standards
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills, both externally and at all levels of the organisation

Remuneration & Benefits The employment benefits package is reflective of the market and location. A competitive salary package commensurate with the successful applicant's skills and experience will be offered.
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