Underwriting Assistant

Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd
Kings Hill
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
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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