Underwriting Assistant

Cavendish Maine
Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus (negotiable)
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Underwriting Assistant

Location: Bristol

Job Sector: General Insurance

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £25,000 p.a + bonus (negotiable)

Job Reference: SM/J016301

An ambitious insurance person is required to support a busy, dedicated underwriting team working for a leading global insurer.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to take your existing insurance knowledge and apply it to working and supporting some of the best underwriters in the South West market.

This is an opportunity for someone to train and develop working alongside extremely experienced underwriters, with the medium term aim of training the successful candidate into a fully fledged underwriter with their own authority etc.

The role will be extremely varied and duties will include;

Handling the case diary for the branch.Preparing mid term adjustments.Handling day to day post.Dealing with telephone calls and day to day queries.Preparing files for renewal review.Preparing and despatching survey requests.Keeping spreadsheets and logs fully up to date.Debiting new and renewal business on our processing system.Being an expert on all IT systems and ensuring that data integrity is of the highest standard.Being organised - meeting tight service standards being diligent and accurate, with the minimum of error rates.Establishing relationships with brokers.Being adaptable to change.

Key Skills/Experience Required:

In order to be considered for the opportunity of Underwriting Assistant, you must possess the following;

Relevant work experience gained from within the insurance industry.First class administration skills.Able to work in a fast paced environment.A strong team player – willing to help out other staff members as and when required.Grade A- C in GCSE Math (or equivalent).A professional and confident telephone manner.

Salary/Benefits Information:

Basic salary of up to £25,000 p.a + excellent benefits

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