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Technical Underwriting Manager – Birmingham

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    Purpose of the role: 

    To establish and maintain underwriting standards for UK SME Package and Commercial Combined; to support the Profit Centre Manager across all areas of the UK SME Package account; to collaborate with the broader management team on the development and enhancement of multi-line package & combined products and wordings (shops & salons, leisure, manufacturing & wholesale, property owners, offices and surgeries & others arising); to develop appropriate technical training material and underwriting guidelines.

    Accountabilities for the role:

    • Responsible for all underwriting matters within the Profit Centre and to collaborate and influence on pricing
    • Develop and implement Company underwriting philosophies, guidelines and practices to ensure that the department’s technical underwriting standards evolve
    • Develop and implement new products and/or product enhancements.
    • Review and approve authorities for the underwriting team
    • Provide training and support to all underwriters (including Service Centre team)
    • Manage and implement peer reviews of the underwriting team
    • Manage and implement underwriting audits of third party schemes or facilities
    • Review and approve robust underwriting authority documents for third party delegated authority business
    • Develop and collaborate on digital platform underwriting rules

    Experience & Qualifications Required:

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are required
    • Excellent numerical analytical and digital skills
    • Strong underwriting background and experience in a commercial insurance environment.
    • Technical expertise in Property & Casualty lines of business essential with financial lines experience desirable.
    • Experienced in policy wording development
    • Experienced in writing training material or underwriting guidelines
    Salary Competitive
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