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Insurance Underwriter

Posted 31 January by Boxtree Recruitment Ended

Boxtree Insurance market recruiters are working with an established, fast-paced and fun underwriting agency in Essex, recruiting for an experienced new business construction underwriter.

This exciting role will demand someone who is very confident in their skin within underwriting and a fundamental understanding of construction risks and underwriting them.

The Insurance Underwriter role itself:-

  • Underwriting of risks under a delegated binding authority (with A rated security) for Contractors Liability, Contractors All risks, Excess Liability received from brokers
  • Work within agreed service levels and underwriting authorities and legal/regulatory requirements
  • Develop and maintain relationships with brokers, insurers and other business partners
  • Handle general enquiries, new business quotations and adjustments.
  • To comply with FCA regulations
  • Develop self to maximise personal contribution to the role
  • Telephone broker connections for account development
  • Ensure self adheres to agreed internal/external underwriting authorities and is compliant with legal/regulatory requirements, including maintaining up to date knowledge of products and processes
  • Demonstrate the values of the business through appropriate behaviours
  • Be aware of and draw attention to possible financial and reputational risk to the business
  • Develop self to maximise personal contribution to the role
  • Work in accordance with binding authorities issued to us by insurers within the authority granted to you as detailed in your Personal risk Acceptance Authority (PRRA)

Insurance Underwriter Key Result Areas

  • Meet agreed individual sales target and contribute towards agreed team sales target within agreed internal/external service levels
  • Proactive approach to developing profitable broker relationships
  • Deal with incoming enquiries from brokers, insurers and other third parties in a professional and timely manner
  • Manage documents including New Business, Mid Term Adjustment & Renewal
  • Identify Cross Sell Opportunities
  • Promptly deal with diarised items

Insurance Underwriter Experience Required

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in underwriting construction risks
  • Must have a fantastic broker network to bring business into the team

Required skills

  • Commercial Insurance
  • Liability
  • Sales
  • Underwriting
  • Building Relationships

Reference: 34362465

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