Underwriter

Recruiter
Search Consultancy
Location
Surrey
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Expires
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Freelance

Commercial Underwriter, Surrey. GBPHighly competitive plus benefits, development and discretionary bonus.

Within this role you will be responsible for underwriting and servicing existing accounts with some involvement with new business when required.

Handling/Underwriting renewals and mid term adjustments as well as occasionally being involved in underwriting and signing off new business.
Working within your own delegated underwriting authority, referring cases above this when required.
Deal with claims requests in accordance with service standards, referring as required internally or to Insurers.
Responsible for maintaining a renewal retention in accordance with personal & team KPIs.
Contacting brokers pre-renewal & during renewal negotiations seeking further opportunity to upsell/cross sell across other product area.
Handle accounts queries liaising with brokers and Accounts team as appropriate.
Liaise as required with Accounts, Insurers and Claims departments.
Sign off referrals from more Junior staff.
Check policy documentation prior to issue.
Identify and assess risks that are considered both 'standard' and 'non-standard' following own organisation's underwriting guidelines/processes.

To apply we are looking for;
Good knowledge of general commercial insurance and underlying legal principles and practices.
Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent.
Working within an underwriting authority either in an insurer or broker.
Excellent attention to detail.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with clients and colleagues.
CII/ Dip CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) qualification desirable/working towards.

For further details on this and many other great opportunities within the insurance market, please contact Andrew Stark on .

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.