Trading Underwriter

Recruiter
Zurich Insurance
Location
Leeds
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Title: Trading Underwriter

Location: Leeds

The opportunity:

We have a great opportunity for a Trading Underwriter to join our team based in Leeds. As a Trading Underwriter you will analyse and underwrite new and renewal business, regularly interacting and facing the market, under limited supervision, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels on assignments of moderate technical complexity ensuring a high level service to customers.

Main accountabilities:
  • Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations.
  • Develop, maintain & collaborate with Line of Business representatives and other business related needs, as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with distributors (agents & brokers) in support of business retention and acquisition and works with customers and distributors (agents & brokers) to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions.
  • Support the organization's sales culture by being a Help Point for agents, brokers and customers.
  • Proactively seek renewal and new account opportunities.
  • Complete detailed opportunity assessment with key distributors to identify growth opportunities.
  • Qualify accounts to meet with the organization's appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity.
  • Make broker/customer and on-sight calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose.
  • Cross-Sell other lines of business to increase the organization's product density with the account.
  • Promote the organization's products and services in order to increase penetration with agency plant.
  • Participate in Sales Team meetings as they relate to assigned brokers and / or territory.
Your skills and experience:
  • Excellent Team Player
  • Strong verbal, written communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong Relationship Management skills
  • Proactive and able to manage a varied workload
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Highly motivated / Self starter
The Reward:

In return we are offering an attractive salary plus a generous benefits package including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.





Further information:

At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all. We're also happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.





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