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New Business Underwriter

Posted 4 January by Insurance Recruitment Services Ended

Our client is looking to recruit a New Business Underwriter to join their team in Manchester.

Role / Duties:

  • Develop, negotiate and profitably underwrite new business
  • Provide embedded underwriting support at partner and customer sites if required.
  • Plan, prioritise and manage individual work to deliver agreed objectives and meet SLA’s to deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Act as referral point for the team providing coaching, training in an appropriate time frame
  • Use the appropriate method of communication (telephone, face to face) to support our client’s right first time approach in order to maintain successful Internal and External relationships.
  • Act on individual audit results and agreed action plans within agreed deadlines to improve own performance
  • Understand and operate within regulatory framework and identify and escalate any risks to the business.
  • Identify complaints, act upon them and resolve in line with company policy.
  • Conduct audits and provide feedback, coaching and training as appropriate
  • Provide team manager support as and when required.
  • Manage a defined caseload
  • Actively expand personal technical and niche knowledge both informally (networking internally and externally, internet, industry press) and formally (In-house training, CII, CPD)

To apply for this role, the successful candidate must have the following skills:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English at grade C or above or equivalent experience
  • Qualified Dip CII or commitment to achieve within an agreed timescale
  • Market, Industry and Company knowledge
  • A proven track record of delivering exceptional customer service
  • Sound technical underwriting knowledge (will be tested)
  • Able to work as part of a team and support colleagues
  • Resilient and adaptable
  • Proactive and prepared to research answers and solutions
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Experience of acting as a coach within a commercial environment
  • Experience of effective stakeholder management within a commercial environment

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please forward your CV in confidence quoting reference 1709-13SH.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • Insurance
  • Property
  • Underwriting
  • New Business Development

Reference: 34137563

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