Senior Casualty Underwriter

Allegis Global Solutions Limited QBE
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Purpose (Summary)

To profitably grow the Casualty account within the Midlands and South West area and to Underwrite business in accordance with the Business Plan

General Description

  • Underwrite insurance risks in accordance with the business plan and personal authority to meet business objectives
  • Participate fully using your expertise to help shape strategy, determine appetite, understand profit drivers to ensure profitable growth of the property account
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders including customers, brokers, business partners and colleagues, to maximise influence
  • Develop relationships with key trading partners to support the achievement of business objectives
  • Understand and comply with QBE reinsurance strategy
  • Model behaviours within the team and develop underwriting knowledge within the team
  • Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met
  • Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimise risk and maximise efficiency
  • Actively keep abreast of market dynamics and demonstrate market awareness to be able to operate effectively and appropriately

    Essential Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent qualification desired - e.g. ACII
  • Substantial experience gained within the insurance industry and a proven lead Underwriter
  • Thorough knowledge of Casualty underwriting particular in the complex multinational and major client area
  • Innovative in underwriting approach and programme design ideas
  • Ability to develop lasting relationships with clients and brokers and already a recognised trader in the Birmingham market
  • Commercial ability to understand the key profit drivers to maximise long term wealth for our shareholders
  • High level understanding of relevant software and tools, able to interpret the results of risk profiling & pricing systems
  • Strong knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements as well as technical proficiency on wordings
  • A high level of numeracy, analytical and literacy skills
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to influence actions and attitudes of others through leading by example & people management approach
  • Excellent negotiating skills

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