Underwriting Assistant

Recruiter
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd
Location
Kings Hill
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting new opportunity has become available for Admin/Office professional seeking their next step, into an Underwriting Assistant position with a established client based in Kings Hill.

Please note, the successful candidate must have previous office experience preferably in a legal department or a junior underwriting role for 6months – 1 year.

Key responsibilities:

* Assisting the Underwriter with admin tasks for both residential and commercial legal indemnity cases.
* Drafting policy documents.
* Carrying out research tasks.
* Chasing quotations that are yet to be converted.
* Data entry on our in-house systems.
* Answering website and telephone queries concerning the usability of the website and supporting clients with any queries they have on our products.
* Carry out all tasks in line with stipulated processes, procedures & authority limits.
* Work effectively with all stakeholders (including brokers and solicitors) to ensure risks are processed without undue delay.
* Ensuring all tasks are undertaken in accordance with agreed standards.
* General and administration tasks.

Key requirements:

* A team player with strong interpersonal skills, keen with enthusiasm and drive.
* Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.

* Some office/administrative experience preferably in a legal environment.
* Flexible approach and ability to recognise and adapt to changing business requirements.
* Educated to GCSE/Standard Grade level or equivalent/ILEX qualification as a Legal Secretary
* Accuracy and attention to detail.
* Good organisation skills with ability to work to deadlines.
* Must be proactive and able to work within a team environment.
* Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel (Intermediate) and PowerPoint.
* Proven attention to detail.
* Ability to work within strict deadlines to ensure turnaround times are met

Candidates should have office experience preferably in a legal environment 6 months – 1 year and experience dealing with clients by telephone, e-mails and letters

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