As an internationally active industrial insurer, HDI Global SE covers the needs of industrial and commercial clients in customized insurance solutions. It is active in more than 150 countries and an enterprise of the HDI Group within the Talanx Group, the third biggest German and one of the big European insurance groups.

HDI Global SE is looking for its business division „Guidance“ - Underwriting and Claims Governance - at the earliest possible date for its headquarter in Hannover for a

Head of Underwriting & Claims Governance (m/w/d)

Job description:

  • Leading a team of experienced UW and Claims experts
  • Harmonizing and simplifying of UW Governance (Processes, Guideline Management, Authority Processes)
  • Establishing and management of quality assurance (UW and Claims Audits, Peer Review Process, Maturity/UW Excellence Development)
  • Communication and optimization of communication with UW and Claims Community
  • Examples of projects “develop, set-up and roll-out a peer review concept for UW”, “harmonize the technical audit systematic of various lines of business”, “develop and roll-out an authority system for an international claims organization”


  • University degree, preferably in economics, law or IT or comparable work experience
  • Professional experience and deeper understanding of at least one line of business in commercial insurance – preferably inclusive first experience in leadership
  • Credible expertise to act and discuss on eye-level with experienced commercial lines experts
  • Experience on process driven organizations - first experience with agile way of working helpful
  • Experience in change projects, favorably focusing on UW or Claims organization helpful – preferably abroad
  • Analytical skill-set, help to develop a solution, judgment in taking the best one
  • Creative problem-solving skill, conceptual working skill
  • Curiosity to understand the value chains and business models of the various lines of business
  • Open-mindedness in working with different lines of businesses, branches, carriers and cultures
  • Motivation to continuously move an organization towards excellence and execute concepts throughout the organization
  • Tenacity and persistence to bring projects over the line and stay on focus in discussion with line of business
  • Strong communication capabilities and mastery of the English language (C1), German language skill (B2)
If you think you fit this description, we encourage you to apply by including your CV with a brief cover letter and specifying your current and expected salary, and the earliest date when you can join, and the reference number 9933 for this position. Please send your application to HDI Service AG, Human Resources Management, Mr. Christopher Dökel, HDI-Platz 1, 30659 Hannover.
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