SME Insurance Underwriter

Recruiter
IRS
Location
Lancashire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1143646463
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for an SME Underwriter to join their team in the North West.
Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:
  • Underwriting our products for SME customers profitably, accurately, consistently and in line with established underwriting practices, using the full range of appetite and tools available
  • Identifying the right clients, deciding the terms using all information available to determine a suitable premium from an accurately established technical price
  • Developing credibility with brokers and customers, to help win and retain business
  • Building trading relationships with brokers, and supporting development of pipeline opportunities to maximise financial results
  • Contributing to meetings with brokers and end customers to portray our client's capabilities and securing clients
  • Demonstrating contribution to loss ratio control by effectively implementing branch underwriting controls
  • Putting sustained effort into building influential relationships internally and externally, taking ownership and responding to broker demands in a timely manner and keeping them informed about relevant ongoing activity
  • Monitoring the overall performance of the book you are responsible for and ensuring remedial action is taken to correct any performance issues
  • Contributing to the development of peers by coaching and acting as a reference point to assist in decision making within empowerment
The Person:
  • Cert CII qualification with DIP CII desirable
  • Strong trading capability - commercial awareness, negotiation skills, ability to build strong broker relationships
  • To be a pragmatic and confident decision maker with good numerical reasoning skills
  • Strong analytical skills with proven experience of account monitoring and action planning
  • Strong level of technical underwriting expertise
  • Sound knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements for insurance (including treating customers fairly)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent risk assessment and risk management skills
  • A minimum of 2 years commercial insurance experience gained within an insurer or brokerage is essential.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please forward your CV in confidence quoting reference 1904-41DH.Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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