• Assistant Vice President, Training & Development

    Job Locations US-NJ-Jersey City
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACGL)) is a Bermuda public limited liability company with approximately $10.5 billion in capital at December 31, 2016, and, through operations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe and Canada, writes specialty lines of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as mortgage insurance and reinsurance, on a worldwide basis. Our unique underwriting platform, successful management team and strong capital base has enabled us to establish a prominent presence in the global insurance and reinsurance markets.



    Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, Australia and South Africa, providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries. With over ten years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid. 


    Arch Insurance employs a disciplined underwriting approach and prudent risk selection across all types of business. Our mission is to provide our insureds with superb coverage and claims handling through careful and diligent underwriting of risks and business-friendly solutions. Across our global operations, Arch Insurance employees are ready to meet your needs with professionalism and excellence.


    Overview:  The Corporate Training approach to learning and development combines formal classroom education, on-the-job training, group mentoring, and seminar attendance.  We engender a strong spirit of partnership among Arch leaders and create a natural learning organization by encouraging Arch executives to become teachers, subject-matter experts, and coaches.  This ensures accurate knowledge transfer to Arch professionals.


    Position Description:

    Responsible for strategically planning and budgeting for all programs offered through Corporate Training, implementing each program, and evaluating the learning outcomes.  Programs run from one day to two weeks and target all levels of the organization.  Programs include:


    • Open Registration Courses
    • Underwriter Training Program
    • Advanced Underwriter Training Program
    • Leadership Development Program
    • Advanced Leadership Development Program
    • Executive Education Program



    • Elicit employee nominations from senior management on select programs and manage open registration on all other programs.
    • Partner with various learning organizations, consultant firms, and universities.
    • Develop and deliver training programs as the organizational need is identified.
    • Administer train-the-trainer programs.
    • Work with subject-matter experts on presentations including PowerPoints.
    • Run dinner events as part of the training programs, which includes venue contracting, menu selection, RSVPs, etc.
    • Manage the budget, training calendar, and all aspects of the programs including invitations, participant lists, participant binders, handouts, evaluations, etc.
    • Research and recommend external courses for individual training needs.
    • Work with many areas of the organization, including Legal, Travel & Events, IT, Accounts Payable, Procurement, Human Resources, Facilities, Corporate Administrative Services, and Executive Administration.




    Prior experience in training and development and running training events.



    • Knowledge of adult learning and organizational development.
    • Ability to see the big picture yet possesses keen attention to detail and quality.
    • Strong oral communication, writing, and editing skills.
    • Ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization as well as external consultants and professors.


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