Senior Commercial Underwriter

Independent Appointments (UK) Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A new vacancy has arisen for a Senior Commercial Underwriter in the Leeds office. Seeking a strong individual who is accustomed to managing teams and building relationships. To be responsible to profitably grow the business from brokers allocated to the region. You will manage the performance of Underwriters to improve the trading and underwriting skills of the region and have a market facing presence within the region.

Ideally you will have a high profile in your local market meeting brokers and leading the growth and profitability of your products and be accountable for the top and bottom line performance of your product set and identify trends and opportunities to ensure continued growth and profitability. You will manage your team of direct reports and improve the performance of the staff.

You will have a good understanding of revenue and profit performance and the delivery of GWP and Profit financial plans. Liaising with colleagues in the Region and Underwriting centre to support delivery of a plan. Identifying technical and trading training requirements for the region and address through training and coaching. To provide case leadership with particular oversight and ownership of large cases and will contribute to wider business activities.

Our client is seeking a strong technical underwriter with previous experience of Property & Casualty classes. A good people manager with previous experience of developing people and brokers.