Underwriter, Manchester (Fixed Term until the end of December 2017)

DMD Recruitment LTD
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has a risen for an Underwriter, on a fix term contract, for our client an established Insurer based in the City Centre.

The Role:-

To deliver a market leading customer service to our customers taking accountability for the service provided to an assigned panel of customers/brokers.

Work within underwriting authority and company strategy to win and retain business to support the profitable development of our customer relationship and to achieve your agreed customer growth plans.

Key Responsibilities: -

To own the development of your designated customer panel including targeted profitable new business growth in line with agreed performance goals

To be the main customer contact for your assigned panel offering telephone account management and broker visits where appropriate to the development of an account

Pro-actively support the team and department in helping achieve all of our service and operational KPI’s

Manage underwriting relationship with designated brokers and accounts to deliver profitable growth

Coach and support the development of junior underwriting staff to continually improve their technical and trading capability

Act as a referral point for junior team members in line with your underwriting authority

Work with the Team Leader to help enhance our proposition to support winning and retaining key accounts and delivering the team’s performance goals

Contribute towards financial results of the ADVANTAGE Team by supporting new business, cross selling, retention & rate and customer profitability plans

Contribute towards loss ratio control by effectively adhering to company plans.

Build an effective trading relationship with customers through regular contact and support in line with your agreed customer plans

Ensure all regulatory and compliance requirements are met

To assist and support on-going projects

To understand and comply with the company’s complaints policy, procedures and processes

Key Skills and Experience:-

Understanding of UK Insurance market

Strong trading capability - commercial awareness, negotiation skills, ability to build strong broker relationships

Strong level of technical underwriting expertise gained in relevant insurance environment

Market underwriting presence

Customer relationship management

New business development

Account management

Pragmatic decision maker with analytical and reasoning skills

Excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills

Collaboration and teamwork

Problem solving

Excellent written and verbal communication

Key Competencies:

Being successful with clients

Accepting change and taking initiative

Strive to achieve the best possible solutions

Successful co-operation

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

Progression towards ACII

Personal Attributes:-

Self motivated & proactive

Customer champion

Ownership & accountability for performance

Delivers results

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity and apply now!!