Head Group Insurance and Risk Financing (100%)

LafargeHolcim Ltd — Zug
13 septembreCadre di­ri­geant100%

Head Group Insurance and Risk Financing (100%)

Head Group Insurance and Risk Financing (100%)

Posted Date 1 week ago(9/13/2021 10:44 AM)

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Holcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company serving masons, builders, architects and engineers all over the world. Group operations produce cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete which are used in building projects ranging from affordable housing and small, local projects to the biggest, most technically and architecturally challenging infrastructure projects. As urbanization increasingly impacts people and the planet, the Group provides innovative products and building solutions with a clear commitment to social and environmental sustainability. With leading positions in all regions, Holcim employs around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.

If you would like to get more information about our corporate organization in Switzerland specifically, please visit our company profile.


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The Head Group Insurance and Risk Financing developes and implements cost effective solutions to protect the Group from risks outside its risk appetite. You will lead a team of dedicated Insurance and Captive Managers that provides risk management and insurance advice to senior management and operating countries.

  • Ensures efficient Group insurance programs for selected group-wide insured risks ranging from property & casualty to D&O, financial lines and specific operational risks

  • Leads the Group Insurance team at corporate level, engages actively with senior managers across the Group and promotes risk management and control to minimize total costs of risk

  • Facilitates an effective linkage between Group insurance specialists and Countries, supporting the business’ insurance needs

  • Oversees the management of major losses, claims analysis and identifies trends

  • Develops and maintains the relationships with the Group insures, brokers, loss adjusters and insurance service providers

  • Cooperates closely with other functions for effective risk prevention and efficient risk financing solutions

  • Develops the Group insurance team towards continuous high performance, fostering talent development and job enrichment



  • Degree in insurance, legal or related fields

  • Alternatively, insurance apprenticeship with further insurance qualification


  • 5 year experience with global insurance programs in an industrial setting at an insurer, broker or multinational corporates

  • 3 years leadership experience driving performance and delivering value-adding projects

  • Proven experience in engaging with senior management delivering key messages in a concise and clear way

  • Experience with liability claims would be an advantage

Knowledge & Skills

  • True team worker with the tangible desire to contribute to the Group success and high social competence in building and managing multi-cultural teams

  • Self starter with the ability to work independently

  • Strong communicator able to promote the team objectives with clear impact and influence

  • Strong analytical skills and the capacity to prioritize with a good sense for urgency

Language Requirements

Excellent written and spoken English is required. French or German would be an advantage

Local / International

Local Employment

Travel Requirements

up to 5%


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