Sr. Cyber Specialist

Posted 06 March 2023
Salary 175000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Cyber Security
Contact NameHoda Hilal
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

  • Build strong long term profitable relationships with agents, brokers and policy holders.
  • Generate pipeline of submissions that meet department appetite.
  • Evaluate applications and related materials to determine acceptability of risks in accordance with company guidelines and standards. Determine the need for additional evidence of insurability.
  • Participate in underwriting calls with clients and brokers to assess client’s cybersecurity controls
  • Exercise judgment, negotiation and sound business decision making based on level of authority.
  • Prepare quotes and answer questions from brokers, policyholders or other external contacts and escalate issues to management along with proposed solutions as necessary.
  • Provide acceptable level of underwriting documentation for all assigned accounts. Be able to articulate underwriting positions and most importantly, reasons for such positions internally and externally.
  • Keeps current on claim trends and changes in legal and regulatory environment.
  • Provide monthly forecasts for new and renewal business and regular reconciliations to such forecasts.
  • Monitor new business flow, quote ratio and hit ratio from each target agency to monitor variances to plan. Develop strategies to correct variances with each agency.
  • May provide guidance and assistance to other underwriters and to other functional areas particularly when related to cross-sell opportunities
  • Potential to move into a managing role for the right candidate

Required Skills/Experience

  • 4-6 years of Cyber underwriting experience

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Strong relationships with wholesale and/or retail Cyber brokers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with management at a senior level
  • Knowledge of broader MPL classes of business is desirable
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities 
  • Independent and innovative thinker with creative problem solving skills & strategic thinking
  • Strong analytical skills/judgement and mathematical skills
  • Strong mentoring/coaching skills to more junior colleagues
  • Effective communication – both oral and written
  • Effective negotiation skills


  • BA or BS, ideally with a degree/major in Economics, Business, Finance, or Accounting