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Gerrard White has been solving complex hiring needs within the insurance sector for over 20 years. This page offers an insight into some of the recruitment campaigns we have delivered, both on a PSL basis, as well as through more advanced Workforce Solutions.

With deep roots and a sector-leading network of talent across a number of verticals including insurance operations, as well as technology and change, we can help accelerate your organisation towards its goals through the provision of both hard to find technical hires, and volume recruitment.

Case Study 1 – Supporting the inception of a new UK/European IT Division for a major Global Broker

When one of the US’s largest insurance broking and risk management organisations purchased UK broking for a footprint in the UK/European market and carried out major tech refresh, and rebrand whilst setting up a European support function, we partnered with UK and US TA and business leaders to deliver:

  • Head of EUC and 5 x Deskside Support, Intune and Modern Workplace Engineers

  • 6 x Project/Programme Managers

  • 5 x Business Analysts

  • 2 x Data Migration Engineers

  • 2 x Solutions Architects

  • 4 x Network Engineers

  • 5 x Azure Cloud Engineers and M365 Engineers

Case Study 2 – Exclusively Partnered with cutting edge Insurtech Platform Provider Through Growth Period

Supported a cutting-edge, cloud-based insurance PAS platform provider who allows MGA’s, Carriers and Brokers to build, implement, and distribute complex insurance products incredibly quickly. During an extensive period of growth, we partnered to exclusively (at a reduced rate) solve volume hiring needs within engineering and testing.

  • 15+ Software Engineers

  • 5 x Test Analysts

  • 1 x Test Lead

  • 1 x Senior Engineering Manager

  • 1 x Azure Devops Lead

  • 1 x Front End React Developer

  • 1 x Senior Data Integration Specialist

  • 2 x Business Analyst

Case Study 3 Exclusively supporting one of the insurance sectors most explosively growing organisations

Providing a full RPO and MSP service to an MGA that has grown from c500 to c7000 employees in the 12 years. We have matured a model that has evolved with their growth to streamline all hiring through a reduced-cost internal model, saving millions on PSL costs, achieving a 90+ NPS score, and significantly growing the brand’s awareness within the market. Other benefits have included the implementation of a new ATS system, providing training and guidance on talent and interviewing techniques to hiring managers, using cutting edge AI tools to provide market-leading intel to help make critical decisions on hiring.

Case Study 4 – New Data Team For Global P&C Legacy Acquirer

Partnering with a PE-backed P&C and non-life legacy acquirer competing with the likes of Enstar and Riverstone. Working directly for the COO to put together a new data team to manage integrations following acquisition. This was to bring on strong data talent to help evolve Oracle data warehousing technology and develop cutting-edge Microsoft-based front-end platform, ensuring a sleeker more efficient process for future acquisitions.

  • 1 x Head of Data Engineering

  • 2 x Senior Data Product Developers

  • 1 x Senior Data Integration Specialist

  • 1 x Business Analyst

Case Study 5 – Helping to bring the sector's best NED experience

Following significant growth both organically and via M&A activity, a major broker/MGA and their PE backers required 4 Non-Executive Directors (NED’s) to join them within Insurance, Risk, Broking, and Audit. Using our extensive network of Executives and market connections, we were able to quickly engage with and secure a pool of well-respected sector veterans who brought sector-leading expertise to the relevant committees.

Our commitment to building partnerships with both clients and candidates alike sees us work as long-term strategic recruitment and talent partners on a consultative basis rather than a quick transactional fix. We aim to ensure that candidates always have a positive experience regardless of whether they are successful. Our investment in technology and our staff results in innovative, tailored hiring processes supported by access to the latest skills assessment tools, onboarding and interview platforms.

We are also committed to inclusion and diversity with a key objective to attract, promote and engage with candidates that will drive diverse talent pools, supporting our clients to close the diversity gap in both technology and insurance.

To find out more about how we can support insurance, technology, and transformation recruitment needs, get in touch.

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