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Underwriting Assistant

Underwriting Assistant

Posted 5 April by Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

An exciting new opportunity has become available for Admin/Office professional seeking their next step, into an Underwriting Assistant position with a established client based in Kings Hill.

Please note, the successful candidate must have previous office experience preferably in a legal department or a junior underwriting role for 6months - 1 year.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Underwriter with admin tasks for both residential and commercial legal indemnity cases.
  • Drafting policy documents.
  • Carrying out research tasks.
  • Chasing quotations that are yet to be converted.
  • Data entry on our in-house systems.
  • Answering website and telephone queries concerning the usability of the website and supporting clients with any queries they have on our products.
  • Carry out all tasks in line with stipulated processes, procedures & authority limits.
  • Work effectively with all stakeholders (including brokers and solicitors) to ensure risks are processed without undue delay.
  • Ensuring all tasks are undertaken in accordance with agreed standards.
  • General and administration tasks.

Key requirements:

  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills, keen with enthusiasm and drive.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Some office/administrative experience preferably in a legal environment.
  • Flexible approach and ability to recognise and adapt to changing business requirements.
  • Educated to GCSE/Standard Grade level or equivalent/ILEX qualification as a Legal Secretary
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good organisation skills with ability to work to deadlines.
  • Must be proactive and able to work within a team environment.
  • Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel (Intermediate) and PowerPoint.
  • Proven attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines to ensure turnaround times are met

Candidates should have office experience preferably in a legal environment 6 months - 1 year and experience dealing with clients by telephone, e-mails and letters.

Reference: 34833550

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