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Posted on Aug 5, 2019 by CV-Library

Ferndown, Dorset, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Title: Underwriter

Location: Ferndown, Dorset

Salary: DOE

Our client is a dynamic and expanding insurance business based in Ferndown who are currently recruiting for a competent Underwriter to join their team.

Job Summary:

To provide underwriting and operational support to the Underwriting New Business team. To lead with underwriting, particularly on their SME package products to start with. To provide a professional and comprehensive underwriting and administration service within the business, with strong emphasis on customer service.

Key Responsibilities:


Develop, negotiate and profitably underwrite new / existing business within own authority and in line with strategy

Plan, prioritise and manage individual own work to deliver agreed objectives and meet SLA's to deliver exceptional customer service

Liaise with brokers on a daily basis, answering incoming telephone calls and chasing brokers for any additional data required

Manage the workflow of electronic email referrals

Process risks and endorsements through the company's systems as required

Liaise with Survey team and follow up any survey requirements and recommendations

Monitor renewals on a regular basis, tracking incomplete entries, premium income and outstanding submissionsUnderwriting support

Support with Policy Issuance

Interact with the underwriting support functions (e.g. Finance, Compliance, Broker Relations) to assist with business and policy management

Provide support on initiatives/projects

Prepare and provide statistics and information as needed to serve the requirements and Produce ad hoc reports for other members of staff when requestedCompliance

Establish and maintain knowledge of internal controls and all procedures relating to underwriting.

Ensure you uphold the firms principle of Treating customers Fairly

Undertake training relevant to the rolePersonal Specification:

3 - 5 years' experience in property and liability underwriting

CIP and or working towards ACII

Good overall educational passes Desire to obtain the ACII professional qualification

Ability to manage own time, meet deadlines and prioritise work

Attention to detail, numerate and accurate

Able to communicate effectively with others

Organised and methodical approach to work and problem solving

Good IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Strong verbal communication skills

A proven ability to deliver exceptional customer service

Ability to apply critical thinking as part of the underwriting process

Appropriate IT skills

Outcome focused, self-motivated, enthusiastic

Team worker with the ability to work on own initiative

Professional approach to relationshipsRef: 8631

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