Location: London

Opportunity: 6-month returnship as part of the Insurance Cross-Company Returner Programme 2024

Start Date: 7 May 2024

Apply by: 29 February 2024

*Applications have now closed*

Fidelis is delighted to be participating in the Insurance Cross-Company 2024 Returner Programme. This programme is targeted at experienced professionals looking to return to work after an extended career break of 18 months or more as at May 2024. You may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitments or have not done any paid work for a number of years.

Fidelis has opportunities for professional with a background in:

  • Finance
  • IT & Data
  • Business & Technical Operations

About Them

Fidelis MGU is a privately-owned, Bermuda-based Managing General Underwriter, with a gross written premium of c$3.5bn.

They are a leading specialty, bespoke and reinsurance business. Built on a track record of decades of outperformance that continues to beat the market.

They are market leading and experts within all the markets that they are operating within and behave innovatively to maintain this position profitably and in line with clients’ ever-evolving needs. They work at pace, are agile and decisive.

Their People

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is at the heart of who they are, it’s front and centre of their minds and they are pushing themselves to make a difference in the markets in which they operate. Challenging themselves every day to push the Diversity boundaries, partnering with organisations that help put this at the top of the people agenda.

The drive to be the best, comes with hard work and dedication from all their staff. They are unique, people give 100% engagement every day and there is a commitment across the board to stretch themselves out of their comfort zone. Everyone is challenged to do and learn more with high levels of accountability.

Their Performance

They have a clear strategy, they work hard to deliver outcomes and everyone pulls in the same direction. It’s clear where your role fits in the strategic delivery.

Their extraordinary growth has been a result of their hardworking and delivery focussed culture and a highly collaborative culture. They have high levels of accountability across all teams and roles within the company.

They are an office-based company, allowing them to collaborate fully with their colleagues and collectively develop every day.

About the Programme

  • The programme offers a professionally paid placement of 6 months, from May to November 2024
  • There will be a strong likelihood of a permanent role at the end of the programme
  • To support your transition back into the workplace, you will receive an internal mentor and a buddy for your day-to-day questions
  • You will benefit from Career Returners’ Coaching Programme throughout your time on the programme
  • As part of the cross-company programme, you will have a ready-made peer support group of other returners re-entering the insurance sector

Opportunities on the Programme


The finance department at Fidelis MGU is a crucial component of the company’s overall operations. It is responsible for managing the financial resources and ensuring the financial health of the company. The teams cover Financial Planning and Analysis, Management Accounting, Tax, Financial Accounting, Credit Control, Treasury and Cash.

This team is seeking skills relating to Technical Accounting, Credit Control, Tax Reporting and Financial Accounting.

IT and Data

The IT and Data teams play a crucial role in supporting the infrastructure and data of the company. The IT teams are at the forefront of managing the company’s technology and ensuring seamless operation across all levels of the organisation. The teams cover Infrastructure Management, Data Quality and Reporting, Application Development and Support and IT Security as well as Front Line User support.

They are looking for experience in First and Second Line support, Development, Data management.

Business and Technical Operations

Technical operations are the team responsible for ensuring all activity relating to risks written by Fidelis and any changes to those risks are appropriately captured and reflected in their systems. The operations teams are involved in all operational aspects of the risks they write including Premium Management, Binding, Endorsement and Electronic Message Processing. The Operational teams are a crucial part of the underwriting process.

They are looking for experience in any aspect of Premium Management, Messaging or Endorsements.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for this programme you must have the right to work in the UK. Sponsorship will not be provided.

Your career break must be 18 months or more as at May 2024. You may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitment or have not done any paid work for a number of years.

How to Apply

To apply to the programme, please click on the link here to upload your CV. Please ensure your career break is clearly highlighted on your CV.

If you have any questions on the programme, email recruitment@fidelismgu.com

The closing date for applications is 29 February 2024.