Commercial Trading Underwriter - Manchester

Yes Agency
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trading Underwriter to join a growing Manchester Insurance Company

The successful applicant will be dealing with commercial products and providing support and underwriting expertise and services to brokers and customers alike.

Main Accountabilities:

Underwrite and analyse new and renewal business within delegated authority levels on assignment of higher technical complexity and coordination

Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and rating annual rules

Develop, maintain & collaborate with Line of Business representatives on referrals and other business related needs, as appropriate

Develop and maintain relationships with agents & brokers in support of business retention and acquisition and work with customers and agents & brokers, to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions.

Make broker/customer and on-sight calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose

Negotiate Terms & Conditions and close deals Cross-Sell other lines of business

Calculate Target Price accurately by utilizing underwriting tools appropriately Your skills and experience:

In-depth knowledge of :

Property and Liability Insurance and it would be helpful to have Motor Underwriting experience as well

Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing, regulations and guidelines

Solid knowledge of processing methods and workflow procedures, and basic knowledge of insurance underwriting and regulations for assigned territories

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Great time management skills, as a need to flex capacity and resource will be required

Strong negotiation skills and ability to effectively assess risk

Confident in your ability to build and maintain relationships


Preferably Dip CII qualified or working towards

For more information on this role, please contact The Yes Agency. The Yes Agency is a registered insurance recruitment agency based in Manchester. Please note due to the amount of applications we receive, if you do not hear back from us within two weeks, then unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. For similar roles within insurance, please check out our website at