Schemes Underwriter - Croydon

Recruiter
CKB Recruitment
Location
Croydon
Salary
From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accounting
CKB Recruitment are pleased to be working with an independent insurance broker, who are a schemes/insurer tech specialist. You are now looking to recruit for the position of Schemes Underwriter, to join its existing Assistance Schemes Underwriter to assist in the management of its rapidly growing delegated authority schemes business. The successful applicant will need to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an underwriting type role and have an awareness of all commercial classes of business. Someone who has worked as an underwriter at an insurer, delegated authority broker of MGA would be ideal. The candidate will work closely with the team to: Review existing and new scheme business to ensure we continue to act within binder authority set by insurers (but also assist in working with insurers to write the right risks which fall outside of standard acceptance) Sign off referrals, check quotations and documentation on a daily basis Take an active role in our internal audit programme Provide guidance/training to staff – through daily queries and regular workshops/training sessions (Including providing assistance and guidance to the existing Assistant Schemes Underwriter) Be involved in the development of new and existing schemes including competitor analysis Assist with the existing relationship and acquisition of new key customers Skills and experience required to be considered for the role would be: A minimum 2 years Commercial Insurance Underwriting experience, from an Insurer, MGA or Insurance Broker. Experience in underwriting business on a delegated authority basis is ideal but not essential. CII qualified or progression towards (Which they support) Strong IT skills (Experience with OpenGI System is an advantage) Strong communication skills, confident to build relationships with brokers and clients Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy Numerical aptitude, confident to apply rating and terms The ability to think outside the box and `trade’ in respect of the right risk Strong organisational skills Working hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm from their offices in Croydon, Surrey This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a growing insurer tech business who specialise in online traded business, with onwards progression as the business continues to grow. Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience – Salary band for this role is £20,000 to £35,000 per annum This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75246992

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