Head of Data (m/f/d)

Are you an authoritative senior Data professional with a results-driven nature and a passion for embedding ground breaking technology across multiple brands?



London , United Kingdom


1IDC is the soon-to-be-established distribution company of Munich Re Specialty Group (MRSG) in the UK and the EU. This is a rare and unique opportunity for a Head of Data to join in a newly created role, supporting the activities of MRSG, NMU, MRRSI, Digital Partners, GrovesJohnWestrup Private Clients, GJW Direct and other GC/NA5 entities!

1IDC will operate in a forward-thinking and multifaceted environment. We work in an agile way; with an execution focus because delivery to strategy is crucial! We're seeking a natural leader with vast experience as a specialist in everything data, motivated by managing a team of individuals, with excellent communication and partner engagement skills. While not fearful of making mistakes, we're searching for an individual who has an intrinsic hunger to continuously improve.

Your job

Your overall objective will be to ensure high quality data throughout all parts of the business. To further develop and exploit the value in collecting, ingesting, cleansing, processing, reporting of and actioning on data in the widest possible sense to the benefit of our insureds, business partners and our own strategic and financial goals.

You will be accountable for;

You are required to comply with the PRA and FCA conduct rules:

This role reports to and works closely with the Head of Operations, to support the effective operational running across the European Digital Partners and MRSG business.

Your profile

Role responsibilities

Team Management

You will have line management of the Data Team; you'll lead and develop our team of data analysts and engineers with varying backgrounds

Establish and maintain team wide communications including update meetings reporting on progress

Knowledge and Skills

Education and Professional Qualifications Required / (preferred)

IT skills:


Company Specific:

About us

MRSG UK Services Limited is the employing entity for staff supporting the business activities of Munich Re Syndicate Limited (MRSL), Munich Re Specialty Group Limited (MRSG), Groves, John & Westrup Ltd (GJW), NMU (Specialty) Ltd (NMU) and Roanoke International Brokers Limited (RIBL).

As well as operating in the Lloyd’s of London market, we conduct our business via a global network of service companies, with offices located in the UK, Ireland, the United States, Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Labuan and Dubai. We are also represented in Lloyd’s China.

Our group of companies provide solutions covering Casualty, Marine & Cargo, Energy & Aerospace, Cyber, Political Violence, Trade Credit and Property, Contingency and Yacht.

Known for our dedication to excellence and quality of service provision, we pride ourselves on offering you a great place to work.

Munich Re’s employees are the backbone of the Group’s business success. They are the people that drive the business forward and develop new solutions for our clients.

Ensuring that we recruit hardworking and skilful staff is therefore crucial to our future success. Our objective is to make Munich Re the employer of choice for potential employees on the global job market..

To help us achieve this goal we offer a competitive salary and a generous and comprehensive benefits package which we regularly review in accordance with external market data, to ensure you are paid fairly and our benefits are tailored to suit your lifestyle. Creating an inclusive environment is an essential part of the Munich Re culture and we are committed to our Diversity & Inclusion Policy. We also seek to provide a fair and supportive work environment which provides learning and development opportunities for all.

Please Note: All applications must be received via the website. Any CVs received via email will not be considered.

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Ellie Williams

Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist