Vice President, Contracts Counsel

Full-time 12 views
Company SiriusPoint Location New York City, NY, United States

In-House

Attorney

Min 7 yrs required

Full-time

Jun 14, 2022

Sep 27, 2022

May 06, 2022

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Vice President, Contracts Counsel
Responsibilities: Ensuring contract wording best practices are established and consistently managed throughout the group. Providing thought leadership to address new and emerging issues by providing underwriting and contract wording personnel with industry and legal advice on wording issues. Monitoring workflows for efficiency and recommend process improvements when warranted. Participating in the development of new assumed and ceded contracts/trust agreements and other related correspondence, including intercompany agreements. Overseeing the review of contracts, endorsements, etc. with respect to assumed and ceded business. Drafting and reviewing confidentiality agreements and trust (collateral) agreements as needed. Analyzing and updating existing assumed and ceded contracts, trust agreements, and attending documentation. Modifying contract wordings to adhere to the organization's standards and/or the underwriting group's evolving business objectives and underwriting guidelines or other internal controls. Managing the process of finalizing the document, including the final review, execution, and delivery of the document. Providing technical legal assistance and advice with regards to current reinsurance practice and wording issues to legal team members and others, including underwriting, claims, finance, and other business units. Assisting with the negotiation of wording issues with brokers and clients. Monitoring statutory positions, regulatory guidelines and judicial decrees or other emerging issues affecting reinsurance contract wording. Bringing legal guidance to our underwriting staff in connection with current affairs and emerging legal issues impacting reinsurance coverage, providing thought leadership to assist in guiding Group level contracts wording approach, and preparing, reviewing, controlling, and secure contract documentation with respect to assumed and ceded reinsurance on behalf of SiriusPoint affiliates. Maintaining contract and treaty library for internal and external clients. Assisting with miscellaneous regulatory and compliance matters associated with local operating companies and group policies and will provide leadership to the Group’s Contract Wording Committee.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be a member, in good standing, of the New York Bar (preferred) and/or any US State. Experience as in-house and/or external counsel with 7+ years of insurance and/or reinsurance expertise. An exceptional communicator, collaborator, and influencer. Skilled at engaging with and building trusted relationships with C-suite leaders and other key stakeholders. Able to bring people together. Ability to manage others while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines - prioritizing, multi-tasking, and maintaining flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
SiriusPoint
140 Broadway, 32 Floor
New York City, NY 10005

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