Assistant Market Underwriter

15 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Job role

Location: Birmingham

The opportunity:

In the role of Engineering Market underwriter you will provide support and underwriting expertise and services to brokers and customers, which:

  • delivers profitable growth
  • provides first class service and productivity
  • builds business relationships with brokers and customers
  • implements company underwriting policy in areas of specialisation
  • negotiates in areas of specialisation, within authority limits, and in support of our whole proposition
  • grows our business (including cross-selling), and
  • meets business objectives and company standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with brokers and customers
  • Meet agreed performance measures (including high quality and timely data input to systems)
  • Ensure delivery of first class service and productivity (including schemes, portfolio transfers, DAAs and MGAs)
  • Implement agreed technical standards, controls, practices, procedures
  • Implement underwriting policy within areas of specialism
  • Negotiates where appropriate across our whole proposition, with support of local managers and senior underwriters
  • Handle a range of queries within agreed authority limits, providing information and advice to assist in the development of the account and maintain underwriting standards
  • Supports the effective coaching, development and training of assistant underwriters and trainee underwriters
  • Act as a source of underwriting knowledge
  • Handles team referrals within own authority limits
  • Participation in underwriting and schemes audits/reviews.
  • Liaise with EDU’s to identify and maximise business opportunities
  • Underwrite and negotiate business within authority as appropriate and where directed by line manager

Your skills and experience:

  • Intends to progress towards professional qualifications
  • At least one years relevant experience
  • Clear understanding of basic underwriting principles and practice
  • Basic knowledge of the insurance market

The Reward:

Excellent salary depending on experience.

As well as this we are offering a generous flexible benefits package which includes an annual company bonus subject to performance and a 12% pension scheme.

We're also happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone.

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