CDI - SGP&C - Product Development & Innovation Manager - P&C Partners

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Paris, FR

Company: SCOR


Paris France (FR) 


CDI - SGP&C - Product Development & Innovation Manager - P&C Partners 




 -Job Summary


Within P&C Partners, you are Product Development & Innovation Manager in charge of (i) supporting Reinsurance and Specialty Insurance underwriting teams in their underwriting development projects and (ii) building a portfolio of new insurance products (in-house and through partnerships).

You will benefit from SGPC Division resources and will interact with market/client managers to steer a wide range of initiatives.

Your generalist UW expertise on personal lines, with a strong focus on Motor business and PMO capabilities will be key success factors for the Product Development & Innovation portfolio. You will also act as a key business link to SCOR’s Ventures activities.



-Key duties and responsibilities


  • As the P&C Partners Product Development & Innovation Manager, you will support Reinsurance and Specialty Insurance underwriting teams in their efforts to develop insurance products and services for treaty and corporate clients:

    • Participate to any underwriting development projects:

      • either on Specialty Insurance or for our Reinsurance clients,

      • for mature products (Strong focus on Motor),

      • and innovative (primarily tech driven Motor related) opportunities.

    • Develop a pipeline of New Products opportunity:

      • Provide market insight and development

      • Investigate, analyze existing and new markets in the area and propose new solutions, new businesses to develop the existing portfolio

      • Investigate on partnership models 

      • Evaluate and advice 3rd party providers

      • Leverage synergies with Ventures

    • Based on your generalist and motor UW skills, work with SGPC division functions to evaluate various requirements of any Underwriting Development Project:

      • Risk modeling

      • Actuarial Pricing

      • Insurance Wording

      • UW guidelines

      • Distribution

      • Capacity / Reinsurance arrangements

      • Legal and regulatory

    • Based on your strong PMO skills, and leveraging the existing PD&I core team, construct and lead deal teams across SCOR P&C to bring the necessary support to the execution of the successive steps of a specific Underwriting Development Project:

      • Opportunity identification

      • Feasibility study (including assessment of potential IT partner)

      • Proof of Concept (including management of potential IT partner)

      • Progressive UW delegation

      • Geographical roll-out

    • In collaboration with SCOR Motor Practice Leader, spread the Motor knowledge across different regions and further develop the collaboration between different markets and functions via the existing Global Motor Community and Knowledge.com

    • Produce reports of various formats for reporting purposes as required



The role can be based in Paris/London or Zurich.


-Required experience & competencies


  • Ideally, a minimum of 10/15 years work experience on similar fields in an international environment

  • Strong experience in Motor underwriting

  • Knowledge about telematics and new mobility trends would be a plus

  • Ability to work within a team, to share work and information with other team members

  • Proven underwriting skills for diverse and large companies (wordings, quotations),

  • Proven International exposures,

  • Risk management knowledge, reinsurance and insurance, 

  • Ability to define and implement a business plan

  • Ability to manage teams (direct and remote), projects and deals with their specificities

  • Communication, interpersonal skills

  • Analytical, organizational and reporting skills 

  • Proactivity

  • Autonomy

  • Curiosity

  • Flexibility

  • Negotiation skills


-Required Education


A minimum of a college degree in Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent discipline. Business degree in addition would be a plus.