Protection Portfolio Manager

360 Search Location: Ireland Contact: Derek Fitzgerald
24th August 2017 Email:
Full Time

Protection Portfolio Manager

The Protection Portfolio Manager is responsible for the end to end proposition design and launch including new business and ensuring value outcomes for Brokers and customers at all touch points.

  • Develop and implement a protection propositions strategy which ensures we have innovative, market leading and compelling propositions that meet customer needs.
  • Advocate for the Broker as key distributor for our business.
  • Oversight and management of all aspects of the Customer and Broker journey from quotation through to policy inception.
  • Support business strategies and plans through collaboration and agile working.
  • Leadership of high performing team while demonstrating company values.
  • Develop new distribution models aligned with Group Strategy.
  • Lead, develop and inspire a strong technical team to deliver compelling propositions for the Life business.
  • Ensure direct reports have the required skills, training and experience to deliver proposition strategy and meet the wider needs of the business.
  • Foster a culture of delivery through the personal development and growth of performant people through targeted feedback.

QUALIFICATIONS Should possess:

  • An appropriate business degree or equivalent
  • A MBA or other management qualification is considered an advantage for this role


  • Highly driven and results oriented.
  • Strong leadership skills – with a strong emphasis on leading in a cross functional and matrix environment
  • Excellent understanding of financial drivers & metrics
  • Strategic Thinking – awareness of the wider business model
  • Highly organised and capable of strategic planning and managing complex activities
  • Strong knowledge of the local Life protection market
  • Strong financial and technical understanding of the full L&P product set


  • Proven track record in a leadership role
  • Experience at a senior level in Financial Services/Banking industry
  • Experience of driving a high performance culture
  • Experience of working across many distribution channels and building distributor relationships
  • Experience of proposition development including market research and application and business case development
  • Experience of leading in a large matrix organisation
  • Experience of product development and project/change discipline
  • Experience of effectively managing key risk and controls and compliance with business standards
  • Budget Management and reporting
  • Channel Development


Please respond with your Curriculum Vitae, in the strictest confidence, to:

Derek Fitzgerald
360 Search
26 Lower Baggot Street
Dublin 2