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Trainee Underwriter

Employment Specialists Ltd
Suffolk, UK
Closing date
3 Feb 2021

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Trainee Underwriter - up to £21,000 (depending on experience)

Due to continued success, our Client is seeking an enthusiastic, positive and driven individual to train as an Underwriter within their successful team in Bury St Edmunds.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to transfer your existing Insurance knowledge into an underwriting environment where you will assist with the delivery of team targets, underwriting a range of Property risks.

This is a full time role with the apprenticeship element expected to last 24 months, but will be offered on a permanent contract.

This opportunity is a formal apprenticeship that combines extensive in-house training and on the job experience, with formal study towards the CII's level 4 Diploma in Insurance.

A Quick Break Down.......

As a Trainee Underwriter your responsibilities will include:

Supporting colleagues by providing assistance with day to day work while learning new processes and procedures
Develop an understanding of the policy cover for the entire product suite
Liaising with Clients and Brokers to secure business
Assisting Underwriters with support tasks to ensure policies can be underwritten correctly and in a timely manner
Learning to underwrite renewals and changes for all products without supervisionSuccessful candidates will:

Have at least 1 years experience working in an insurance environment with a sincere desire to pursue an underwriting career
Have an understanding of the insurance market (preferably Household/ Property insurance)
Be a strong communicator
Have a strong 'can do' attitude
Be a pragmatic decision maker with good numerical and analytical skills
Have a good commercial awareness, negotiation skills and ability to build strong Broker relationshipsWhat's in it for me?

As well as the chance to transfer your skills into a desirable underwriting role, you will receive in-depth on and off the job training within a positive and collaborative environment where you will be surrounded by experienced Property Underwriters.

Furthermore, on successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be qualified to level 4 CII Diploma in Insurance
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