Exposure Manager
Argo US
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Argo Group

1,001-5,000 employees

Company Overview
Argo Group is a U.S.-focused underwriter of specialty insurance products in the property and casualty market. We offer a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of businesses. Since 1957, we share a firm commitment to working together with independent agents, wholesale brokers and retail brokerage partners to deliver innovative products for niche markets. Headquartered in Bermuda, we’re a diverse company with multiple offices in the United States. Our belief that the company’s success is linked to our employees drives our commitment to creating an environment and culture of respect where everyone can thrive. We value helping the communities around us, growing alongside our employees through innovation and creating a workplace with work-life balance.
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Power BI
Data & Analytics
  • To direct CAT Modelling and Exposure Management activities across Property and Marine lines ensuring excellent Cat modelling service levels, accuracy, and timeliness
  • To oversee and enhance end-to-end CAT modelling/data capture processes, best practice modelling guidelines & data standards, maintaining up-to-date documentation
  • To drive process efficiencies and automation by embedding technology within the Terra and Risk Visualization Tool (RVT) platforms
  • To manage and train outsourcing partners in line with Argo's internal standards
  • To ensure CAT modelling data standards are understood, monitored, and acted upon
  • To provide a Cat modelling education program for underwriters and analysts
  • To make recommendations at an account level to drive Underwriting Margin
  • To provide expert advice to support effective Exposure Management at class and operating entity level
  • To ensure all deliverables needed for Group Cat rollups and regulatory returns are provided in an accurate and timely fashion
  • To support the development and implementation of Argo's View of Risk
  • To provide portfolio optimization and actionable analytics to support the delivery of Argo's Property objectives and to inform future strategy
  • To provide key inputs to the business planning process from an exposure perspective and to produce the modelled pro formas for reinsurance purchasing
  • To support the pre and post event exposure and loss modelling process
  • To leverage Reinsurance Broker capabilities where appropriate
  • To represent Argo at external forums, market bodies and conferences
  • To automate processes, leveraging digital solutions and programming capabilities
  • To execute all key Argo US modeling deliverables at the required frequency and quality
  • To execute all key exposure management reporting at entity level and support producing the Group deliverables
  • To provide timely, accurate and consistent Event Loss reports to the Event Response Group
  • To report to Property LOB Working Group and Group Exposure Management Committee
  • Modeling skills - Prepare and format risk information for direct input into cat models (RMS/Katrisk) on a timely basis
  • Technical skills - Automate data extract and reporting. Have good knowledge of SQL, Power BI, VBA, R/Python
  • Influencing skills - having an engaging and credible approach, capable of building trust. Adapts style to suit cultural and environmental differences
  • Leadership - high level of enthusiasm and vision with which to inspire others
  • Analytical skills - leverages data and analytics to create actionable insight to improve performance
  • Creative initiative-taker - dynamic and driven, formulates new concepts, challenges the status quo
  • Collaborative - establishes excellent relationships, brings people closer together, a team player
  • Commercial acumen - synthesizes analytical skill with commercial insight
  • Results orientated - consistently delivers results
  • Prioritization and diligence - plans work efficiently with minimal errors
  • Organizational skills - consistently delivers tasks and meets deadlines
  • Excellent academic qualifications including a university degree
  • Strong mathematical, modelling, technical background
  • Insurance qualifications are desirable
  • Minimum 10 year's catastrophe modelling experience
  • Considerable experience modelling Property, Marine and Energy lines
  • Fluent in a variety of third-party vendor models, RMS essential
  • Experience of/proficiency in the use of mapping software e.g., QGIS, Spatial Key etc
  • Power BI dashboard development is essential
  • High level Excel skills
  • Understanding of relational Databases
  • Strong programming and technical skills e.g., SQL, VBA, Power BI, Snowflake, Tableau, Alteryx, Web Design
  • Technology implementation and process automation from a modelling perspective
  • Interacting face-to-face with Underwriters, Exposure Management, and other internal parties
  • Managerial experience desirable but not essential
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders hierarchically and geographically
  • Experience of outwards reinsurance and capital modelling