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Underwriting and Pricing Governance Lead

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Job Introduction

We are excited to introduce a new role into the Underwriting, Pricing, and Insurance division at MPS. We are looking for someone with a keen interest in the detail to join us as the Underwriting and Pricing Governance Lead.  

As the Underwriting and Pricing Governance Lead you will lead the Policy & Governance team in managing the day to day underwriting control activities which includes providing oversight on underwriting policy, underwriting authorities, pricing sufficiency and product reviews. The role applies to both discretionary and insurance business.

The is an interesting and varied role where you will take the lead on designing, delivering, and embedding the Policy & Governance strategy and culture within MPS for Underwriting and Pricing. The role places emphasis on leadership, embedding change and effective stakeholder management.

Role Responsibility

  • Design, deliver and embed a Policy & Governance strategy to plan, cost and quality, working with the Underwriting, Pricing & Insurance leadership team to ensure understanding and compliance. 
  • Work with similar functions in other divisions (e.g. Member Cases and Claims) in order to develop aligned best practice on governance.
  • Create an environment of understanding, relating to the importance of risk identification, escalation, and management.
  • Ensure product reviews are carried out regularly and action is taken based on the outcomes, this includes leading the cycle of Annual Product Reviews to ensure that products remain fit for purpose.
  • Review consistency of underwriting decisions and assuring that decisions are correctly recorded.
  • Provide effective policy & governance input into commercial underwriting, product and pricing team, optimising risk, and reward of interventions.
  • Use Member Experience insight and MI/BI to inspire strategy and plans and ensure that teams put members at the heart of all they do.
  • Provide inspirational leadership to the Policy & Governance team to ensure the training, competence, performance, and engagement of all colleagues.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Detailed knowledge of control and governance frameworks
  • Knowledge in risk and compliance management
  • Experience of setting, delivering, and embedding effective governance strategy
  • Excellent leadership skills – ability to engage, coach and motivate a team
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills – ability to build relationships and influence senior stakeholders internally, externally, and globally
  • Skilled at driving and implementing change at an operational and strategic level

Diversity and Inclusion

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, and we encourage you to apply even if you feel you do not match 100% of the technical requirements.  We celebrate diversity, promote inclusivity and strive to create a work environment which ensures everyone can be heard.

What’s important to MPS is that our people live our values of Member First, Ambitious, Determined and Empowered.

If you have any questions about any advertised role and how we can support you, please contact our Recruitment Team.

Package Description

  • Hybrid working in our Leeds or London office
  • Generous matched pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme - up to 22%
  • Car allowance £2,335
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • 30 days annual leave (plus flexible bank holidays) and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • 6x salary death in service
  • Paid volunteering day
  • A personal GP service enabling you to get a video consultation with an NHS-registered private GP
  • A range of shopping discounts, exclusive codes and cashback deals on purchases for a wide range of retailers
  • Financial wellbeing support, expert guides, tips and tools to help you manage your money better and improve your financial wellbeing
  • Wellbeing support, free specialist counselling, advice and signposting support through our Employee Assistance Programme and Mental Health First Aider network. Anytime access to a Wellbeing hub and a free Wellbeing App

About the Company

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of almost 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.

Our philosophy is to support safe practice in medicine and dentistry by helping to avert problems in the first place. We also actively campaign for regulatory and legal reforms that benefit members and the wider healthcare professions. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.

Medical Protection Society

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