At Argo Group, you can be part of an organization where we are small enough to be agile and big enough to make a difference.  You can make a direct impact while working in a high-performing, innovative and inclusive team.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a global multiline underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. We help power the businesses that drive the world economy, offering a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity and design thinking, relies on innovation and agility, promotes collaborative service delivery, frequent, integrated communication, and authentic recognition of excellence.   View the latest Investor Presentation to learn more about Argo.   

The Head of Healthcare will oversee the strategic and operational goals of a newly established Healthcare business unit.

The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and supporting the development and maintenance of a profitable portfolio of desirable outpatient medical facility business through marketing, analysis, sales, service and underwriting.  Specifically, the candidate will:

  • Underwrite and service a growing book of business In the allied healthcare sector
  • Oversee risk selection, coverage negotiation and pricing adequacy on new and renewable business, all in accordance with designated underwriting authorities and sector specific underwriting guidelines.
  • Reviews and processes changes on existing accounts to maintain compliance with policy conditions and company underwriting philosophy.
  • Identify, analyze and develop sources of new business; develops marketing strategies for new or improved products.
  • Partner with peers in other product lines to leverage multi-line opportunities driven by new business and existing book.
  • Establish and maintain superior business and service oriented partnerships with Argo Pro’s broker clients through; regular and frequent attendance at client broker events and industry conferences.
  • Mentor additional team members in providing advice and guidance on technical underwriting matters as well as marketing and servicing techniques and approaches. 
  • Facilitate utilization of policy holder added value proposition for new and existing clients.
  • Maintain market intelligence, business insurance trends and industry knowledge.

 

Required skills / experience:

  • 10+ years of underwriting experience
  • 6+ years underwriting experience in medical malpractice/professional liability
  • Expertise and depth in policy wordings, forms and applicable coverages
  • Superior relationship management skills proven through established broker relationships and demonstrated track record of generating new business premium
  • Strong administrative skills and highly detail oriented 
  • Excellent presentation skills -- comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member
  • Ability to deliver results even when working to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong business acumen and capable of representing the organization externally.
  • Ability to work with a variety of shared services partners (Actuarial, Operations, Legal, Regulatory, Compliance, Finance)

 

Whilst we will consider candidates in most US locations, preference is for the candidate to be based out of New York, Chicago or San Francisco if possible.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department at 210-321-8400. 

To all recruitment agencies:  Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees.   Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

 

How We Work - Our Employee Values

Employees at Argo thrive together as a responsible, profitable specialty insurer where all stakeholders share in our success.  
We are committed to:

 

  • The entrepreneurial spirit

  • Doing the right thing

  • Collaborating

  • Respecting each other


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 


Our Benefits

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization.
Argo Group offers an attractive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.

  • Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.

  • Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs.   In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include retirement savings, matching 401K, generous paid time off (PTO), paid caregiver and parental leave, employee assistance program (EAP), an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) offering a 15% discount, and an array of voluntary benefits.  

  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training "Top 125" Companies.   Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.

  • An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.

  • Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 150%.

  • A generous Employee Referral program that has resulted in 25% of all new hires this year.

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