Assistant Indemnity Insurance Underwriter

Do you have a background in property Conveyancing, perhaps you’re a law graduate with an interest in property law, maybe you’re an underwriter? Whatever your background this role could be for you…

My client is looking for a property/legal professional to join their growing business specialising in the provision of indemnity insurance.

Key Accountabilities

  • You will ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company systems.
  • You will underwrite business in accordance with Company and Underwriter requirements.
  • You will interpret instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to Company policies and procedures.
  • You will be innovative, always look for ways to improve efficiency of the underwriting process.
  • You will ensure that brokers settle their outstanding balances within the agreed credit terms.
  • You will participate in and undertake applicable professional, technical and career development training (delivered internally and externally) as appropriate.
  • You will ensure that service levels to clients / insurance brokers is of high standard.
  • You will resolve any outstanding underwriting related tasks/matters in a timely and efficient matter to enable supporting functions, including claims, finance and compliance, to fulfil their responsibilities with the minimum of problems.
  • You will ensure all dealings are carried out with integrity and professionalism.
  • You will develop strong relationships with brokers.
  • You will deal with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and third parties.
  • You will manage assigned projects and contribute to other projects as required.

Key Requirements

  • You will possess the ability to work quickly, efficiently and methodically.
  • You will possess strong networking and communication skills
  • You will possess an all-round awareness of those aspects of the insurance industry that have a direct bearing on key responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • You will be efficient and highly organised.
  • You will have a pro-active and strategic approach to work.
  • You will be able to demonstrate a strong attention to detail.
  • You will have the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • You will be adaptable to work in this rapidly changing business environment.

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • A broad range of experience in the insurance industry would be beneficial (but not essential), including one or more of the following:
  • policy work and preparation
  • basic accounts
  • claims
  • insurance broking and direct client liaison
  • Sound product awareness with experience of underwriting of specific class(es)to which the job holder is responsible for.

Professional Qualifications

  • A-level, ideally in a numerate discipline
  • Law graduate (2.1 and above), preferable
  • Completion of CII Cert, and studying towards full CII qualifications, desirable

Required skills

  • Indemnity
  • Insurance
  • Law
  • Property Law
  • Underwriting

Application questions

Have you previously worked or studied in an insurance or property related role or qualification?
Are you a graduate of law (desirable)?
Are you computer literate?

Reference: 41282754

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