What we look for
Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of
customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.
The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.
If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.
The position will encompass underwriting and oversight all direct Cyber business written across the Markel Global Re (MGR) Casualty platform and be a cyber resource for all of MGR. In addition, the position requires underwriting an assigned portfolio of professional and/or medical malpractice treaties.
Center of Excellence for Cyber responsibilities:
Develop and implement a direct cyber strategy.
Underwrite and/or be referral underwriter for all treaties and facultative placements with direct cyber exposure.
Promote, cultivate and develop best practices for cyber underwriting, strategies, and aggregation across the MGR platform (Casualty, Specialty and Property segments) with a focus on addressing both affirmative and non-affirmative cyber exposure.
Work closely with Markel Corporation's Managing Director of Global Cyber Underwriting on corporate cyber initiatives, guidelines, procedures and policies.
Underwrite a portfolio of Professional Liability (directors and officers, errors and omissions, transaction liability) and/or Medical malpractice (physicians and surgeons, hospitals, facilities, nursing homes) Treaties.
Meet and negotiate with clients and brokers to build relationships and to develop new and renewal business.
Project work and report writing as assigned
5+ years of progressive cyber underwriting expertise, marketing and sales acumen
5+ years of experience in professional or healthcare liability
Desire and ability to enhance Markel's position in the global marketplace through external engagement and communication.
Ability to work in a matrixed environment.
Strong analytical, negotiating and problem solving skills
Strong organizational skills with an ability to manage competing, shifting priorities while consistently meeting deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High level understanding of P&C and Specialty (re)insurance classes.
Ability to travel up to 40% of time within the US and UK/International
"Why work for us?"
Diversity and inclusion
Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people's differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation. We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world.
Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future. Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising.
Commitment to open doors
Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce. Challenging management is a component of the Markel Stylesome of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee.
As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.