Underwriter

Location

Yorkshire: West Yorkshire.

Salary

£25,000 - £30,000

Job Reference

JMO49545

Job Profile

To understand and be responsible for the pricing, growth and ultimate profitability of new and renewing business. All tasks undertaken must be within underwriting authority limits.  Ensuring schemes are rated according to criteria, which should produce a satisfactory underwriting profit. Through own analysis and working with the Actuarial and Delegated Authority teams, have an up to date and ongoing overview of the performance of all accounts within own area of responsibility, with a particular focus on Ultimate Loss ratios and Conduct Risk. 

To specify and supervise production of necessary MI, reporting and information to enable the management of the Account, working in conjunction with the Relationship Managers.  To develop and maintain good working relationships with external insurers and other external suppliers.  To innovatively review and analyse potential new business and existing schemes.  Assist with the management of the relationships with business producers within the above areas, utilising the auditing and claims resources available within the business.  Ensure the company and Agents comply with relevant regulatory bodies, including meeting any training needs of the Sales Agents to ensure compliance, including responsibility for implementing FCA requirements and recommendations.  Upkeep of the insurance training manuals relating to company products.  Developing self to improve immediate performance and realise future potential.  To report to management impact on profitability and performance of any 'large losses'.

Applicant Requirements

Will posses underwriting and/or pricing and actuarial experience of insurance products.  At least 7 years' experience as an Underwriter in a technical position.  People management skills with an ability to partner with a strong leadership team. Analytical skills, commercial awareness, budget planning/financial management.  Negotiating/influencing and presenting.  Good keyboard and PC skills.  Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.  Will have experience of managing client relationships.  Team Work, communication, customer focus, developing self and others, achievement focus.  Will hold a recognised Chartered Insurance Institute Qualification (Associate/Fellowship).

Contact

Jayne Moss
Tel: 0113 244 0846 Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm.
Fax: 0845 458 8619
Email: JMoss@iauk.co.uk
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