Underwriting Assistant

Insurance Recruitment Services
21 Feb 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is seeking an Underwriting Assistant to join their team in North Wales. The main purpose of the role is to:

• To support the underwriting teams in delivering a high quality client service by taking ownership of the operational functions of the team allowing them to focus on production and underwriting
• To ensure consistently accurate processing across all insurance productsn by adopting the right first time principle (100% data quality checking prior to booking)
• To ensure that new and renewal business and endorsements are processed to agreed service standards
• This role reports directly to the Business Operations Manager however through our clients matrix reporting structure will also have a dotted line to other parts of the underwriting community on a day to day basis

Key Responsibilities:

• Build good working relationships with local underwriting teams and ensure that local underwriting management are regularly communicated with and kept updated on appropriate issues
• To ensure all booking instructions are quality checked prior to issuance to the booking team and that quality measures are reported and acted upon accordingly
• To assist in the underwriting/processing of allocated new business, renewals and endorsements accordingly
• To provide general assistance to underwriters for broker and/or client visits and other administrative duties as agreed with Business Operations Manager
• To liaise with brokers and internal departments for credit control, claims and risk information
• To work in conjunction with the booking and underwriting teams to ensure efficient working practices are in place, e.g. identifying process improvements, providing feedback to reduce rework or errors and escalate any blockages to the Business Operations Manager where necessary
• To work within the framework of our clients ethical and service standards
• Any other ad hoc duties allocated by the Business Operations Manager

The Benefits

Our client can offer a very competitive salary

How to apply

To apply for this role, please forward your CV in confidence quoting reference 1706-26Sh, alternatively if you would like more information about this opportunity please contact Stuart Holland.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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