Underwriting Manager

Posted 26 March by Recruitment Agenda

Underwriting Manager

Milton Keynes/London

Up to £50k per annum

Interviews will be conducted through telephone and video links with subject to offer!

My client is one of the fastest growing Insurance providers in the UK. With busy offices in London, Milton Keynes and Motherwell. They now have a new opening for an Underwriting Manager to join their team who will transform their underwriting department to help with the business growth. This role is a new position and therefore you will be responsible for the operational implementation of the underwriting strategies for all business products. You will be robust in delivering the underwriting processes and procedures across the group

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Underwriting team support to contact centre and claim teams and customers
  • Case level decision making and escalated referrals
  • Implementation of underwriting strategy
  • Input to product design and strategy
  • Implementation of underwriting governance and compliance framework
  • Escalations: - Misrepresented cases & Large claims
  • Provide day to day guidance to key stakeholders on Underwriting issues
  • Identify trends in operations and provide guidance and support to the business to resolve trends
  • Manage a dedicated underwriting team

Skills required

  • Strong experience working in underwriting in either motor or personal lines insurance
  • ACII or working towards
  • Understanding of personal lines markets, risk trends and products
  • Customer awareness
  • Team Management
  • High level effective communicator, verbal and written
  • Strong decision maker
  • Team Player
  • Ability to form strong working relationships with key stakeholders

Required skills

  • Compliance
  • Insurance
  • Strategies
  • Underwriting

Application questions

Strong experience working in underwriting in either motor or personal lines insurance?
ACII qualified or working towards?
Understanding of personal lines markets, risk trends and products?

Reference: 40211728

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