Trading Underwriter

Lawes Consulting Group
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Trading Underwriter
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare

The Company:

-One of the world's largest corporate insurance providers is offering an experience Commercial Underwriter the opportunity to join their Manchester branch is a market facing, trading role.
-The business has an extremely stable financial footing and this allows them to be aggressive in the market, writing a range of property, casualty and speciality business.
-The Manchester operation continues to grow, which has led to this vacancy.

Role Requirements & Duties:

-You will join an established team of experienced underwriters, ahead of 2016 budget and with impressive targets for 2017.
-Your role will be to trade with regional brokers on a range of corporate cases across the clients product lines, working on large renewal business for which you will take responsibility.
-This is a targeted role, key to the performance of the branch - you will be comfortable working to underwriting quality and profitability KPI's as well as retention and rate increase numbers.
-The business believes in developing and promoting its staff and this role could offer a career path to either a Development or Technical Underwriting career.

Candidate Skills and Competencies:

-You will demonstrate a sound understanding of commercial risks, this will ideally have been gained in an underwriting role, although individuals from a broking background will be considered.
-In addition to your technical knowledge, you will demonstrate strong communication and negotiation skills as well as the tenacity and drive to work in a targeted environment.
-Our client is looking for a motivated, ambitious individual to take advantage of a serious career opportunity.

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