Location: London, UK
Start date: August (1 role) and October (1 role)
Programme: 6-month returnship

 

Interested in re-entering the workforce and re-launching your career in a high performing organisation with a strong and differentiated culture that sees you as untapped talent? Read on…

Convex is a newly formed international specialty insurer and reinsurer founded by Stephen Catlin and Paul Brand. With operations in London and Bermuda, Convex occupies a unique position in the insurance industry, combining unrivalled experience, reputation and a legacy-free balance sheet.

Convex is focused on creating a positive environment for all Convexians (that’s what they call themselves) to learn, grow, have fun and do great work with people they like, trust and respect.

In every facet of its business it live its values: Earn our reputation; Straightforward and fair; Determined to improve; Inspired by opportunity; Enjoy being different.

The successful applicants will join in specific critical roles within the Data team in Convex, and will be supported to learn all areas of the business. They’ll be buddied up with another Convexian to help them with their transition back to work and give them a chance to ask anything they like over a virtual coffee! A bespoke Career Returners Coaching Programme from Women Returners will also provide ongoing support. Success is a shared goal for all Convexians.

Who is Convex looking for?

It’s seeking two talented professionals for the following roles:

Data Process Analyst – Read more

Data Culture Analyst – Read more

  • Each role is a 6-month contract with full benefits. Starting Aug ’21 and Oct ’21 respectively, with possible continuation into a permanent role upon successful completion of the initial contract. Based in London, with opportunity to work from home.
  • Convex has hired and successfully onboarded more than 200 people during lockdown, so don’t worry about that bit. Everyone will start their roles based from home.
  • Highly competitive salary & reward package. Including – 30 days’ holiday per annum, 10% pension employer contribution, 5 x life assurance, private medical for you and your dependants plus an enhanced suite of family-friendly policies.
  • All flexible working options are available – including part-time, compressed hours and job share. If you don’t see something that suits you, why not suggest an option for them to consider?

You will be…

  • Currently on a career break, for whatever reason, of at least 2 years (you’re welcome to apply if, during your career break, you’ve done voluntary work or some personal ad-hoc consulting or project work)
  • Interested in working for a company that actually embraces diversity of thought and sees the value of untapped talent – that’s you!
  • Looking for a supportive re-entry back into the workforce where you become a valuable addition to the business
  • Eligible to work in the UK and able to satisfy any regulatory requirements for the role if applicable

Ideally you will have…

  • Experience within Professional Services, Financial Services, Technology, Insurance or a directly relevant area
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong creative problem-solving and analytical skills

At the end of the programme participants will be ready to take their next step in their career, with the possibility of a permanent role as a Convexian.
Don’t forget, most of its employees had not used a Macbook, Slack or Gmail before in the working world – most Convexians have recently been through this transition, which is why they understand how you feel and know how to get you through it!

To Apply

To apply please use these links:

Convex looks forward to speaking to you!

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] with ‘Convex Returners Question’ as the subject.

Dan Curran

Head of Casualty

The sea change in the market is being driven by both deteriorating attritional loss ratios and significant single risk losses. Claims severity/social inflation are impacting programme towers with many insureds/brokers now finding it increasingly difficult to fill large towers of capacity. Given the long tail nature of the business it is hard to see that poor performance will be restricted to one single accident year and so the expectation is that rate hardening will continue into and potentially beyond 2020.

Although I joined Catlin when it was a small business, this is my first opportunity to help build something from the very beginning. Given the calibre of people at Convex, I am extremely excited and feel privileged to be part of this new insurance company of the future.

As a new business we can focus efforts on looking forward – rather than back – and concentrate on building a product offering; individual to our clients’ needs without the collective responsibility of historical performance.

With a strong focus and significant investment in obtaining quality data and utilising it effectively, we believe we can accurately price risk. We also aim to minimise costs through Convex’s flexible structure which concentrates its expenditure on underwriting talent, claims capability and data analytics, in order to provide a reliable and sustainable service offering, tailored to client needs. Convex is backed by long-term capital, making us a dependable, enduring insurance partner for our clients, throughout the underwriting cycle.

Who we do business with

We are open to all types of clients: from the heavily risk managed businesses, to those that are growing and want to assume more of their own risk.

Whether the prospective clients are single territory or large multinational business we have the expertise to offer the right solution.

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