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Trainee Insurance Underwriter

Posted 5 January by Optima Recruitment Ended

Trainee Underwriter x2

Our very well established client operates in the Insurance Sector and due to expansion are looking for a Trainee Underwriter to support their underwriting team. For the right individual training and potential career progression will be provided.

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering relevant insurance products, underwriting systems and underwriting guidelines
  • Delivering appropriate management information as required
  • Contributing to team activity in line with business plans and budgets
  • Liaising with clients, brokers and insurers in terms of coverage and pricing as required
  • Setting up the appropriate files and keeping up to date
  • Reviewing completed presentations and providing feedback to clients and underwriters as necessary
  • Completing check and rating sheets for submission to underwriters
  • Reviewing all quotes received from underwriters and passing these to clients with appropriate commentary
  • Processing orders including policy production and invoicing
  • Answering phone calls and emails within agreed authority limits
  • Adhere to compliance and regulatory procedures

Person Specification:

  • Ability to manage own and others’ time and workloads effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues and external clients, brokers and insurers
  • Ability to understand and implement 'best practice’ in client service, compliance systems and processes, and financial management
  • Appropriate knowledge of all classes of business
  • Working knowledge of products offering cross-selling opportunities
  • Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) at a senior level with clients and markets
  • Ability to understand, develop, implement and report on agreed plans and budgets

Additional Information:

  • Based in Leatherhead
  • £18,000 - £20,000 (depending upon experience)
  • Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing to 25 with service)
  • Opportunity to take professional qualifications
  • Workplace pension
  • Full training / study support provided (CII exams)

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