Underwriting Assistant

£0 - £30000 per annum
15 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Jamie France
Contract Type

This is an ideal opportunity for candidates in the early stages of their underwriting career to join a highly experienced and respected Professional Risks team who consistently produce profitable results.

Training will be provided and study towards professional qualifications is supported.

Job Purpose:

The role is to provide full administrative support to the Underwriting Team. 

General Activities & Key Tasks:

In supporting the underwriting team's efforts in maintaining a successful and profitable account you will be involved in the following tasks:
  • Full administration of FastTrack renewals including liaising with brokers to secure instructions and final processing of the business.
  • Dealing with a variety of Mid Term Adjustments Including Change of addresses, change of names and increased indemnity limits.
  • Production of a variety of reports for management.
  • Providing day-to-day support of the underwriting team in dealing with incoming telephone queries and where necessary ensuring that matters are referred to the appropriate underwriter.
  • Dealing with and resolving a variety of accounting queries including direct debit queries.
  • Processing of new business orders on behalf of underwriters.
  • General administration of the renewal process including chasing up of outstanding renewals.
  • Attending underwriting meetings and taking of minutes as required.
  • Undertake any other ad hoc activities/project work required.
This role is not based in Lloyd's or the London Market but has a focus on growth in the regions.

Skill and Experience
  • Experience of working within a similar role (typically 1-2 yrs experience)
  • PI underwriting knowledge is desirable but not essential (commercial SME background acceptable)
  • Min 3 A levels at Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to underpin broker development and relationship building.
  • IT literate
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Working towards insurance qualifications is desirable but not essential

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