My client is looking for an experienced, Senior Underwriter to join our team. The role focusses on underwriting and servicing existing accounts, using sound judgement, industry knowledge and discernment to evaluate new business; provide a solid contribution towards income and profit.
Provide mentorship to more junior members of the team; your knowledge, attitude and behaviours are all exemplary.
Maintain and grow new business, renewal, rating, and adjustment inquiries from the assigned client portfolio
Handle technical claim cover requests and collaborate with brokers, insurers, Accounts, and Claims functions as needed
Sign off on referrals from Assistant Underwriters, demonstrating a keen attention to detail
Compile and provide statistics, often requiring data interpretation and explanation to others
Operate within the limits of the agreed personal delegated underwriting authority
Utilize the company’s preferred insurance pool for decision-making and risk management
Your knowledge, Experience and Skills:
CII/ Dip CII, educated to A-Level standard or equivalent
Firm grasp of risk exposure, able to determine the acceptance criteria and risk classifications in a range of complex or unfamiliar situations
Underwriting experience in servicing accounts, use specialist technical knowledge to handle claim queries, ensuring a connected service. Extract and piece together required learning from a variety of opportunities and sources
Experience of planning and prioritising client renewals and seeking business opportunities
Strong communication and social skills with clients and colleagues, good level of numeracy and literacy coupled with excellent attention to detail
An insightful, ambitious, willing teammate who takes ownership and accountability, keen to share expertise