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Are you an experienced Underwriting professional, looking for a company that offer outstanding benefits, hybrid working with 60% of that home working, have an office with beautiful walking locations nearby, are a top 50 South West employer and an opportunity for career progression?

Reed have partnered with a global, award winning, family founded professional services firm based near Clifton Triangle, Bristol. Recruiting for an Underwriter, on a full time, permanent basis.

As an Underwriter, you will be joining the Before-the-Event team, of which consists of products such as Commercial, Family, Landlord, Motor, Assistance and Group.

Hybrid working: 2 days office/3 home
Hours: Mon – Fri. 9-5 – 35 hour week


Manage your own portfolio of insurance business, taking ownership of accounts in collaboration with the sales team.

Review and assess new insurance business applications and provide our sales team with new scheme quotes and prices for one off insurance cover.

Use your analytical skills to understand historic trends and claims experiences to set renewal terms.

Pro- and re-actively monitor and manage your insurance portfolio to ensure it meets our risk appetite and remains profitable.

Liaise with insurance companies, brokers and other intermediaries as required to maintain strong relationships.

Provide support to the sales team to ensure we continue to provide award winning service.

About you:

Comfortable working with and manipulating numbers in Excel, to understand historical trends and future projections.

Proven relevant experience, but not necessarily in an insurance discipline.

Attention to detail and be comfortable assessing information quickly and effectively.

Enjoy working as part of a busy team, and relish in swapping from one task to another.

Be organised and quick to prioritise your work as needed.

Good level of education (minimum of 5 GCSEs)

Ideally in an insurance or mathematical setting.

Good numerical and literacy skills.

Strong IT skills particularly using Excel

Genuine desire to learn and challenge yourself.


Minimum of 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the option of buying an additional 5 days and carrying over.

Pension: 7% Employer contributions in return for just 2% Employee.

Free Legal Expenses Insurance and Motor Breakdown Cover.

x4 Life Cover.

Health Cash Plan (currently BHSF worth £156pa – tax paid by employer).

Gym subsidy worth up to £25 pcm.

Cycle scheme and interest free commuter loans.

Company Sick Pay and enhanced Parental Leave.

Free coffee, tea, squash and biscuits.

Free company events and socials.

Learning expenses and time for study and exams.

Time off for charity work and giving back.

Reference: 52369844

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