Group Protection Scheme Underwriter

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Eastleigh
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Group Protection Scheme Underwriter Eastleigh Job ID: R-56800 Full time An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Underwriter to join the Group Protection Scheme Underwriting team within Corporate & Business Solutions, UK&I Life based in Eastleigh. The department is responsible for underwriting and issuing Group Protection illustrations to intermediaries, as well as enrolling schemes that are placed on risk, and consists of two broker teams and one Senior Manager. This role will report to a Scheme Underwriting Team Manager, Group Protection, Eastleigh. About The Role Salary: starting at circa £18,500. The main purpose of the role is to apply the agreed Company underwriting philosophy within the limits set by the Group Protection Actuary, to deliver a timely, profitable and high quality underwriting service. Individuals will move through career progression steps (and authority levels) from Trainee level working within closely defined guidelines to a fully experienced Underwriter who is able to handle more non-routine cases personally. The key responsibilities of the role holder are: - To underwrite, sign off and issue quotes and rate reviews - To confirm risk on new schemes, enrolling them as required and renew existing business - To produce sound underwriting decisions working within Underwriting philosophy and best practice guidelines with guidance where necessary - To assist in the training and support of junior team members - Achievement of individual targets - Develop in line with authority level steps - Commitment to meeting internal and external customers' needs and to treat them fairly - To form and maintain relationships with members of their assigned Intermediaries - To deliver performance against KPIs for their assigned Intermediaries Essential Knowledge and Skills The successful candidate will possess the following: - Level of knowledge of technical underwriting and risk evaluation and an ability to apply in differing circumstances as required with authority levels - Ability to plan and organise self - General knowledge of legislation - Systems /product and process knowledge applicable to area - Understanding of how your work affects our treatment of customers - Good oral and written communication and problem solving skills - Ability to analyse management information and take appropriate action Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we will support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping customers to defy uncertainty. One of Aviva's core values is Care more, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities further studies and hobbies. What's important to us is that you are supported to do the best work of your life. Diversity.
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