Assistant Market Underwriter

Zurich Insurance
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Brighton

The opportunity:
The successful candidate will be a key member of one of our Customer focused teams dealing with both new and existing business.

The key responsibilities of the Assistant Market Underwriter will be to build Customer relationships by understanding & meeting their needs through enquiries from both new and existing customers regarding their insurance needs. The role requires the delivery of a first class service to brokers and customers.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to embark on a career in insurance.

Key Responsibilities:
Support delivery of a first class service and productivity (including schemes, portfolio transfers,) Promptly handle and positively resolve enquiries from brokers, customers and colleagues
• Meet agreed performance measures (including high quality and timely data input to systems)
• Achieve targets to maintain productivity, quality and service standards
• Undertake core underwriting activities, under supervision of a more senior underwriter
• Ensure that accurate records are maintained and the prompt production of quality documentation, in accordance with guidelines.

Your skills and experience:
• Ideally some Underwriting experience
• Good team player
• Proactive and able to manage a varied workload.
• Effective numeracy skills
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• An interest in boats or previous insurance experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

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.

Who we are:
Navigators & General Insurance Company, part of the Zurich Insurance Group, is a UK-based pleasure craft and commercial marine trade insurer. Established in 1921, it is the UK's oldest and largest insurer in its target market. Based in Brighton, it employs approximately 50 people and provides specialist policies for dinghies, inland craft, yachts, motor boats and commercial marine trade risks.

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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