Assistant Underwriter

Recruiter
Randstad Sourceright
Location
Worthing
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
16 Feb 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A number of exciting permanent opportunities have arisen within the Global Corporate Specialty (GCS) teams in Worthing, UK for Assistant Underwriters.

Together we will be working towards providing a positive service, aiding our team of underwriters based in London. This will include building a successful network of internal and external relationships, receiving and responding to enquiries and meeting high standards to ensure customer happiness.

You will actively pursue opportunities to improve the efficiency of our customer and administration processes and procedures to assist GCS achieve its targets.

Are you a strong, dynamic, positive person with a can-do approach to work? If so, we want you to join our team. You'll need to be a strong teammate with the ability to manage your work effectively and also have phenomenal interpersonal skills.

Do you have a sincere interest in Finance, Risk or the Insurance industries, and looking to build a long-lasting successful career? Then we definitely want to hear from you.

Underwriting experience is not essential as full training will be provided – however experience in financial services, risk or a similar field would be advantageous.

The role will require occasional travel to our London office

Key responsibilities

* You will be collaborating with our Trading Underwriters London team to deliver and provide full end to end policy management for large complex Corporate Risks.
* You'll be spotting & driving opportunities for service and process improvements by acting on feedback from customers, sharing ideas with managers, peers via team meetings/systems thinking immersions
* You'll delivery of business important metrics alongside our management team
* You'll promote and drive team culture in conjunction with your Manager
* You'll take personal responsibility for your own development in line with business strategy evidence through verbal and practical application
* Responsibility for governance and risk together with the Manager/Team.

Essential Knowledge & Skills

* Proven record of delivering excellent customer outcomes
* Experience in cultivating & building strong sustainable internal/external relationship
* Track record and delivery of personal development and growth in previous role
* History of successful autonomous working practices
* Celebrating success is second nature
* GCSE qualifications or equivalent in English and Mathematics
* You will also need a good knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and databases

What will you get for this role?

* A salary of £19,000 to £25,000 depending on skills, qualifications and experience
* Generous defined contribution pension scheme
* Annual performance related bonus and pay review
* Holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
* Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family
* Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Additional Information & Equal Opportunity

Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.

One of Aviva’s core values is we Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

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As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, (As defined in the The Equality Act 2010) whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. (By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential). Please apply through the website and then notify us that you meet the conditions for the guaranteed interview scheme.

We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Dan in the Resourcing team on (phone number removed) or (url removed)

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