Underwriting Assistant - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Posted 9 March by QBE Financial

Underwriting Assistant - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

London, EC3M 3BD

QBE’s European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business. Active in both the Lloyd’s and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an Underwriting Assistant to join our team on a 12 month fixed term contract basis, this is your chance to create your career in an exciting environment where anything is possible As an Underwriting Assistant you will provide an efficient and effective support service to multiple underwriting teams within Financial Lines, Casualty, Commercial Combined and Property Markets and liaise with various business units across European Operations

The IM division is made up of property, casualty risks worldwide, complementing extensive global portfolios of marine and energy business.

Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Complete data capture, liaising with various business units (Operations, Claims, Compliance) to ensure risk information is entered on systems in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Work closely with underwriters to support the portfolios both in the office and at Lloyd’s and increase technical underwriting knowledge

  • Contribute to progressing with the evolution and optimisation of the current processes and procedures in place, striving for continuous collaborative improvement

  • Statistical analysis and interpretation of data, completing regular and ad-hoc reporting

  • Be aware of the annual business plan for the division and its context to be able to make decisions appropriately and contribute, to the planning process through research and project work

  • Build an internal/ external profile to develop and maintain strong partnerships with stakeholders including customers, brokers and colleagues

  • Adhere to underwriting standards, authority and good practice to minimise risk and maximise efficiency whilst ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and guidelines

You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience:

  • A high level of numeracy and literacy, Microsoft applications (especially Excel)

  • Interpersonal and communication skills, able to build multiple relationships across the business

  • Strong organisational and analytical skill, able to prioritise and work to deadlines

  • Flexible approach and ability to recognise and adapt to changing business requirements

  • An additionally language, desired

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job. Search for QBE on Vercida to learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion programmes and policies.

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • General Insurance
  • Insurance
  • Underwriting

Reference: 34648656

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