Portfolio Underwriter

Barker Munro Recruitment Ltd
Croydon, Surrey
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Portfolio Underwriter - Competitive Salary with excellent benefits package consisting of 30 days holiday, up to 30% bonus, Private Medical Cover and much more

Barker Munro Recruitment are delighted to be working with this well established insurer in Croydon who are looking to fill the exciting role of Portfolio Underwriter.

As the Portfolio Underwriter you will be responsible for building tailored underwriting propositions/strategies for each existing account and be responsible for new opportunities to exceed profit and growth targets for each of the accounts. You will also be required to manage, develop and monitor the underwriting activity and manage the development and distribution of personal insurance products through the broker channel.

There are 3 main areas to the role of Portfolio Underwriter. These are as follows:


You will be required to performance manage and development your strategic accounts which will involve analysing large datasets and assessing and proposing rate / strategy changes. You will be responsible for presenting information to senior management and was signed off presenting this strategy / information to your allocated accounts. You will be responsible for the Profit and Loss of these accounts and therefore will need to have a good analytical mind and any experience of Emblem, Radar or SAS would be of great benefit.

Motor Underwriting

Ideally you will need to possess a good level of motor underwriting knowledge and be able to present ideas / suggestions to your key allocated partner brokers. However, underwriting knowledge within other classes of business will also be considered.

Account Management

As the key liaison point between the company and your key broker partners, you will need to manage the relationship which will involve proposing recommendations which will not always be to the benefit of the broker and can therefore be awkward conversations. You will constantly be looking at the profit and loss records for your accounts to ensure a profitable level is achieved.

In summary, to be successful in the role of Portfolio Underwriter you will need to have an analytical mind, a passion for statistics but also possess Underwriting skills and knowledge of the broker market.

Please apply by sending your CV to Barker Munro Recruitment using the relevant links.