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Liability Underwriter

About us

Avencia are partnered with a global insurer who are looking for a Liability Underwriter to join their team in Manchester.

The role

Carefully select, underwrite and retain / acquire profitable risks, and deliver consistently at a high level the company's products and proposition to Brokers and Customers. Work in collaboration with colleagues to positively contribute to the successful delivery of the Liability Department's business plans and goals.

Key accountabilities

  • Be part of a successful team, and have a willingness to offer assistance and support to the Liability team
  • Underwrite and trade successfully individual risks in accordance with company strategy, and guidelines within Underwriting Authority.
  • Develop and maintain a robust pipeline of new business, up-sell and cross-sell opportunities.
  • Deliver consistently and accurately our customer and broker propositions, including global programme management, and service level agreements and plans.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with business partners (customer, claims, risk consulting, head office, finance, network, policy wordings, compliance and other lines of business) and colleagues to successfully deliver our product and proposition.
  • Deliver positively against the business plan and Key Performance Indicators, including; Regulatory & Compliance, Contract Certainty, System Accuracy, Controls, Peer Review / Authorisation, Audits, Financials (Rate, Retention & New Business), Premium collection, Debt management and technical accounting processes.
  • Actively participate and contribute to the Liability Department by way of own initiative, forums, committees or projects to improve growth, development, effectiveness and efficiency.
  • To undertake any other tasks as requested by the management team, in order that the team and business can achieve its objectives; including training, production of reports, keeping current procedures to implement organisational policies, involvement in projects, and research to maintain a high technical knowledge base within the Liability Department and a leading product / proposition.
  • Represent the Liability Department and actively participate on internal sponsored forums, committees and projects.
  • Enhance professional profile within the insurance industry, and cultivate strong relationships with our Customers and Brokers.
  • Continually enhance your knowledge of; underwriting, risk assessment/management, regulatory and industry practice.

Skills & experience

  • Relevant technical Liability Underwriting experience.
  • Able to build and develop relationships internally and externally.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to organise own workload effectively to meet service standards.
  • Deadline focused; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Liability Underwriter

Manchester, UK
Full time
General Insurance
HDI00334_1718093010

Published on 10 Jun 2024

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