Commercial Underwriter

Cavendish Maine Recruitment
Roxwell, Essex
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Commercial Underwriter

Location: Chelmsford

Job Sector: General Insurance

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: up to £26,000 p.a + bonus

Job Reference: SS/19059

About the Company:

As a result of unprecedented success, this market leading national broker is seeking to recruit an experienced insurance professional to join the commercial underwriting team in Chelmsford.

This broker truly believes in providing an unrivalled level of service to all of their clients. When you become part of their team, your commitment will be rewarded with a clear career path, a market leading salary benefits package and an environment which encourages team work and thought sharing.

About the Role:

Working as an experienced Commercial Underwriter, you will be required to handle new business, renewals and mid -term adjustments for Wholesale Brokers, Network Brokers and Branches.

You will balance intermediary needs with organizational objectives, in order to deliver business success and profitable growth.

Identifying business opportunities and acting on behalf of Insurers within delegated underwriting authority binders will also be part of your remit.

You will make effective day-to-day decisions so that work is completed efficiently, delivering a high level of customer service.

Key Skills/Experience Required:

In order to be considered for the position of Commercial Underwriter, you must possess the following:

  • Experience working as an Underwriter within a broking or commercial insurance environment
  • Strong communication skills, resilience, confidence and a solid work ethic
  • First - class administrative and organisational abilities
  • An understanding of relevant commercial products
  • Proven account or client management/development
  • Cert CII qualification would be beneficial or a willingness to work towards
  • Exceptional customer focus with great relationship building skills
  • A knowledge of Acturis would be desirable (but not essential)

Salary/Benefits Information:

Basic salary up to £26,000 p.a (DOE)


25 days holiday (rising with service)

Pension scheme

Study support

Plus other attractive benefits


If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Due to the overwhelming Application response we receive through various sources should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.