Commercial Motor Fleet Underwriter

Darwin Rhodes
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a Commercial Motor Fleet Underwriter you will play a key role in helping us to achieve our targets by developing profitable relationships with our Broker Partners. This position should appeal to you if you are already in a similar role, or have a motor insurance background - or just have a passion & interest in all things motor.

Your personality & attitude are equally important to us. The Maidstone office is small, with big growth plans. You’ll be joining a team of enthusiastic underwriters with a common goal - to be the go-to insurer for Kent & Sussex brokers.

Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII),the company is a unique business in the insurance sector and has been created with the needs of our brokers and customers in mind.

What will I be doing?

You will be underwriting motor fleet risks and other commercial motor classes.

Delivering planned financial results through the effective underwriting of cases.

Contributing to the loss ratio control by effectively adhering to branch UW controls.

Building effective trading relationships with Brokers through trading activity - being recognised as a positive trading partner.

Identifying poorly performing accounts and investigating reasons for lack of retention.

Contributing to the improvement of profitability by implementing actions agreed with brokers to improve account performance.

What we can offer you

As you’d expect from a global leader, our reward package is a world-beater - here’s a small selection of our current benefits.

Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance

Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own

23 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays.

Flexible benefit options including pension and life cover flexing, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, health, dental and critical illness plans and bikes4work.

Discount on all company products, including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare

What will I need?

Motor Insurance experience is desirable, preferably Motor Fleet - but attitude is equally important

Excellent interpersonal skills

Strong trading capability - commercial awareness, negotiation skills, ability to build strong broker relationships.

Pragmatic decision making with good analytical and numerical reasoning skills.

Proven experience in decision making on a wide range of underwriting scenarios within a Commercial environment.

Sound understanding of insurance market and processes across commercial lines insurance operations.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience of working in teams and a successful record of delivering results.