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Head of Capital

Bolton Associates
London (Central), London (Greater)
Market Rates
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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General insurance
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Bolton Associates are working exclusively with a Lloyd's syndicate who are looking for a Head of Capital. The role will be reporting into the Chief Actuary and managing a small capital team.  If you are currently working in a capital role and looking to make the step up into Head of Capital please get in touch.  Experience of working in the Lloyd's market and LCR would be preferred as would experience of IGLOO. 

Role Function

  • Manage the day to day operation of capital models for all managed syndicates, delegating work where appropriate.
  • Manage and supervise junior colleagues working on capital modeling related activities. Coordinate the development and day to day operation of internal capital models in conjunction with the external consultancies. Support Solvency II initiatives, including ongoing development and maintenance of the validation process, use test activities, Internal Model documentation and the ORSA. Coordinate the parameterisation of capital models for all managed Syndicates. Coordinate the production of regulatory returns such as the LCR and LCM submissions. Assist with provision of management information and written reports. Maintain appropriate records for all work. Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required.

Knowledge Required

  • Prior knowledge of capital modelling techniques is essential.  Previous experience of London Market business is essential. Prior knowledge of Lloyd’s capital setting process is desirable. Previous management experience would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Skills Required

  • Excellent computing skills are essential and competency in use of office IT applications. Knowledge of Igloo preferable. Attention to detail and ability to solve problems using their own initiative. Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to supervise junior staff effectively.


**UPDATE: All Bolton Associates' Consultants are working from home. We remain committed to our Clients and Candidates alike, and available to chat about the market, your careers, requirements, and the future! We are all set up for Zoom, Skype and other ways to facilitate recruitment needs, in these unconventional times. And there's plenty to talk about.....all contact numbers are on our website:  Speak soon!"**

We work with clients in the Lloyd’s and London Market and across the insurance industry as a whole, and have an extensive network to whom we can introduce our candidates.

From a candidate perspective we can work with you at all levels, from graduate entry to Senior Partner, CRO and beyond.

Many of our roles are exclusive and therefore always worth speaking to us to hear about the new and exciting opportunities in the market.

There is nothing mysterious about the way we work or some magic recruitment formula as to how we consistently deliver outstanding results.

As one of the longest-standing headhunters in this sector,  we have many years of experience, and we all have the passion and enthusiasm to make a real difference.

We are good at what we do, because we enjoy what we do.

Contact details: Zoe Bolton

Telephone: 0207 250 4718






Company info
020 3544 4850
34 Lime Street

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