Group Head of Personal Cyber – an exciting new role at Delta Insurance

We are looking for an outstanding individual with the skills, knowledge and personality to successfully deliver on the potential of our exciting new Personal Cyber portfolio.

The full job description for the role of Group Head of Personal Cyber can be downloaded here.

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to by 11.00am on Friday 29th November, 2019. 

The commencement date for the role is 1 January 2020. The successful candidate will enjoy a challenging and rewarding role and a competitive salary within a dynamic and supportive environment.

Please ensure that your application addresses the following criteria for the role.

Job description

  1. Lead and Help with Marketing strategy of Personal Cyber primarily but potentially other product areas such as Commercial Cyber
  2. Budget responsibility for portfolio results.
  3. Responsible with Claims Manager for setting up claims panel for Personal Cyber
  4. Review Commercial Cyber Relationships and Risk Management
  5. Develop and convert pipeline of opportunities for Personal Cyber Affinity platform with prospective affinity partners from Telcos, Banks, Insurers, Tech companies, retailers etc
  6. Develop and convert pipeline of initial business opportunities for Group Employee Benefit Personal Cyber policies
  7. Underwrite, quote and service Personal Cyber policies in accordance with the terms of the Delta Personal Cyber Lloyd’s binder and any underwriting guidelines therein.
  8. Sell and distribute DynaRisk services for both business and personal customers (bundled with PerCy and sold separately).
  9. Work with technology partners to develop the necessary technology solutions to support our PerCy and DynaRisk offering.
  10. Assist where necessary on Commercial Cyber Product offering where Delta Insurance NZ CEO and Group Managing Director sees a need
  11. Where requested, assist Delta Group Managing Director to develop opportunities for Delta Insurance Group Internationally including the broader Asia Pacific Region, including but not limited to Asia, Singapore and Australia and have broader group Personal Cyber P&L responsibility .
  12. Present regularly on Cyber topics at industry events
  13. Assist with Research and Development projects aligned to cyber risk prediction; development of Cyber aggregation and exposure tools.
  14. Assist with developing and rolling out the DynaRisk partnership in conjunction with our Personal Cyber product
  15. Providing monthly reports of all service activities to Group Managing Director and CEO Delta Insurance NZ
  16. Create and influence organization and culture to develop Personal Cyber insurance underwriting capabilities.
  17. Identify risks and system needs, define solutions and appropriate standards, and establish policies and procedures.
  18. Assist in managing the ongoing relationship with breach response and data modelling vendors and leverage their capabilities to the best advantage of the Company.
  19. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Personal Cyber insurance segment.
  20. Interact internally and externally with senior level management, requiring negotiation of extremely critical matters.
  21. Influence policymaking.
  22. Manage relationships with 3rd party providers of service delivery and security monitoring and/or tools to ensure assets are being protected for our customers.
  23. Stay on top of industry trends and help determine forward-looking strategies.
  24. Participate in Financial Services and/or other industry/governmental information forums.
  25. Support enterprise risk management with ongoing risk analysis for corporate functional and technical areas relevant to information security.

Qualifications, skills and knowledge requirements

  1. Minimum of 10 years of either commercial, consulting or insurance experience, ideally with a strong familiarity with cyber risks and the means of managing them effectively. Some insurance experience is preferable.
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business. Advanced degree or certifications strongly preferred.
  3. Experience with threat awareness and detection tools & techniques, developing and testing incident response plans and knowledge of ISAC’s and similar threat information sharing forums.
  4. Outstanding leadership skills coupled with the strategic perspective necessary to galvanize a disparate array of resources around a common vision.
  5. Strong commercial skills and instincts coupled with a bottom-line orientation.
  6. Strong business development and relationship management capabilities.
  7. Entrepreneurial, but with the organizational savvy required to operate effectively in a fast growing environment.
  8. Ability to evaluate risks to the company and articulate issues, develop consensus, raise awareness, and provide and implement solutions.
  9. Ability to deliver target outcomes on time and on-budget.
  10. Strong business acumen; full understanding of the financial and performance implications of information security-related decisions; capable of developing complete cost/benefit analyses and other key assessments.
  11. Experience building roadmaps and implementing strategic business goals.
  12. Superior ability to effectively partner with executive team across the organization and with partner organisations.
  13. Knowledge and understanding of relevant legal, regulatory and privacy laws and standards
  14. Ability to travel in New Zealand and Internationally
  15. Ability to present, interact and liaise with government and boards of directors
  16. Preferable if the candidate has international experience
  17. Preferable if the candidate has previous insurance or cyber insurance experience

Job Description


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