Senior Development Underwriter

Posted 19 April by Eden James Consulting Ltd
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Senior Development Underwriter

£45,000 to £55,000 + Benefits

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Development Underwriter on behalf of one of our clients, a highly regarded insurer.

The primary purpose of the role would be to develop and support the company's Commercial Lines Mid-Market account, by engaging and developing new and existing relationships with Brokers across London and the South East of England.

The role covers the following counties: Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire.


  • Ensuring the company's technical underwriting rates and criteria are accurately applied to all risks.
  • Contributing towards the achievement of the company's annual financial plan.
  • Profitably underwriting Commercial Mid-Market risks within the company's underwriting criteria.
  • Underwriting within strategy and authority limits, and referring all cases outside of this.
  • Developing mutually beneficial relationships with brokers in order to promote growth.
  • Providing technical assistance and guidance to junior team members on underwriting matters.


  • Experience in underwriting and trading Property and Liability Insurance, including Motor Trade.
  • Strategic knowledge of the commercial broker market in South East England & London.
  • Proven relationship management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and influence results.
  • Ability to demonstrate meeting & exceeding both personal and team objectives.
  • Cert. CII, Dip. CII, or progress towards achieving them is preferred but not essential.

Keywords: Development Underwriter; Senior Development Underwriter; Trading Underwriter; Commercial Underwriter; Senior Commercial Underwriter

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Reference: 41869159

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