Technical Property Underwriter

Posted 14 June by Eden James Consulting Ltd
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Technical Property Underwriter


£30,000 to £40,000

Our client, a leading insurer based in Reading, is currently looking for a Technical Property Underwriter.

The successful candidate will help to develop the company's Commercial Lines business, as well as assisting Underwriting colleagues on Property matters.

The role will suit a recent graduate Underwriter looking for an opportunity to develop their skills further, or someone with a stronger technical Property Underwriting background.


  • Researching, recommending and agreeing pricing, underwriting criteria and product changes.
  • Monitoring the performance of the Property account.
  • Monitor and report on competitors’ product and pricing changes.
  • Compiling risks / exposures for the reinsurance programme.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with both external and internal stakeholders, including Broker Partners, Actuarial, Analytics.
  • Acting as a point of technical referral to regional and trading UW colleagues.
  • Take ownership for delivery of key projects within Central Underwriting and the wider business.


  • Good interpersonal, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • An accomplished Property Underwriter with good technical underwriting experience.
  • Good knowledge of Property Underwriting matters, including (but not limited to) property risk management, risk categorisation, industrial trades & processes, and typical liability exposures arising out of such property risks.
  • The ability to assess technical risk, understand financial modelling techniques / metrics and apply that knowledge to make commercially astute decisions within authority levels.
  • Graduate and/or ACII is preferred.

Keywords: Underwriter; Property Underwriter; Technical Underwriter; Commercial Lines; Commercial Insurance; Underwriting Jobs in Reading; Underwriting Graduate

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