Commercial Underwriting Team Manager

Kempster Bowers and Co
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are representing a well-known and established insurer focusing on writing business in the North West market. Dealing with Property and Casualty led risks they are looking to bolster their existing team, based in their Manchester city centre branch.

Supervising existing business you will head up a team of commercial underwriters. Providing direction and focus you will prioritise activity to maintain high standards of service to brokers, delegating work and ensuring quality is maintained. You will motivate the team to work towards agreed targets, supporting the branch in achieving and exceeding defined organisational goals including profitability, as well as being responsible for managing the training and development needs of your staff

Although the role will not involve case underwriting applicants to this role will need to posses a technical underwriting background, also experience managing people within a commercial insurance environment is essential. Crucially you will be able to demonstrate proven leadership skills, strong awareness of the North West broker market and effective organisation and analytical abilities.

You will receive a competitive salary and benefits, and benefit from working in a fast paced environment with autonomy and high levels of responsibility.