Insurance Underwriter

Optima Recruitment
Leatherhead, UK
24 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for a driven Commercial Underwriter to join a specialist Insurance Underwriting agency.

Our client is looking for a candidate with a background in Commercial Insurance who is confident in their ability to be able to manage accounts, ensure a great customer journey and have the skills to generate new business. You will be rewarded with a stable role with a company that treat their staff extremely well and have ambitious plans to grow. The company are prepared to equip the successful candidate with the correct tools to get the most out of their working day.

Job Description:

* Delivering relevant insurance products, underwriting systems and underwriting guidelines as agreed with insurers

* Delivering appropriate management information as required

* Contributing to team activity in line with business plans and budgets

* Liaising with clients, brokers and insurers in terms of coverage and pricing as required

* Achieving all New Business, Renewal and MTA's service standards in line with agreed underwriting guidelines

* Setting up the appropriate files and keeping up to date

* Reviewing presentations and providing feedback to clients and underwriters as necessary

* Completing check and rating sheets for submission to underwriters

* Reviewing all quotes received from underwriters and passing these to clients with appropriate commentary

* Processing of orders including policy production and invoicing

* Adhere to compliance and regulatory procedures

Person Specification:

* Ability to manage own and others' time and workloads effectively and efficiently

* Ability to build relationships with external clients, brokers and insurers

* Ability to understand and implement 'best practice' in client service, compliance systems and processes, and financial management

* Appropriate knowledge of all classes of business

* Working knowledge of products offering cross-selling opportunities

* Ability to understand, develop, implement and report on agreed plans and budgets

Additional Information:

* Based in Leatherhead

* £22,000 - £25,000

* Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

* 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

* Pension scheme

* Good training and career progression

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