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
- 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
- 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)
If you are interested in this Trainee Underwriter vacancy, click Apply now
Please note; Due to the large number of applications that we receive, if you have not had a response within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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