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Commercial Underwriter

As a member of the underwriting team, you will assess risks in an objective, profitable and competitive manner, and in accordance with current underwriting guidelines and authority limits.  You will also carry out a range of commercial underwriting administration duties.

Primary Duties And Responsibilities:

  1. Building and maintaining business relationships with clients/brokers
  2. Discussing and assessing clients’ current and future insurance needs
  3. Developing new business opportunities
  4. Analysing proposal forms, assigning rates and preparing quotations
  5. Assisting in new product development and projects
  6. General underwriting administration duties
  7. Policy preparation
  8. Assisting with reinsurance issues
  9. Attending underwriting meetings and producing management information

Principal Working Relationships:

(excluding direct reports)

  1. Underwriters
  2. Claims Team

Requirements:

  1. Previous experience in Property and Casualty
  2. Some reinsurance knowledge preferable
  3. Holds or is working towards a professional designation (i.e. Dip CII, ACII)
  4. In depth knowledge of insurance products and policies
  5. Computer literate
  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  7. Fluent in English

Skills / Attributes:

  1. Ability to work in a team environment and to exhibit strong interpersonal skills
  2. Client focused
  3. Flexible and proactive
  4. Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  5. Professional
  6. Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills