Underwriter : 17733

Acorn Recruitment And Training
£30,000 - £39,999
16 Nov 2019
24 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Underwriter required for a leading health/income protection insurance provider based on the outlying district of Exeter. With impressive plans for growth they are expanding their teams to meet the growing demand of their products. This is a permanent opportunity with an award-winning insurance provider, based on a 35 hour working week.

This role is available remotely for any candidates outside of the South West.

The right candidate will have extensive experience in protection insurance & healthcare insurance. You'll need to have the life & disability underwriter exam certificate and should be an effective communicator, able to deal confidently with various stakeholders throughout applications.

Underwriter responsibilities:

* Provide statistical calculation on any associated risks with each applicant.
* Work independently & within a team on different caseloads providing accurate underwriting on policies.
* Take control of the approval process for all new business.
* Manage communication between the various stakeholders with each case.
* Handle any underwriting issues or queries prior to submission.
* Communicate directly with members of the public & applicant GP's in regards to factors effecting any applications.
* Ensure that you are compliant with any regulations or procedures created by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Underwriter requirements:

* Ability to work both independently and within a team.
* Effective communication skills with the ability to correspond with members of the public/other stakeholders in regards to important decisions.
* Experience underwriting for protection/medical insurance.
* Life/Disability Underwriting Examination.
* Right to work in the UK.

Underwriter benefits:

* Competitive salary up to £40,000
* Free private medical insurance, income protection insurance & death in service cover
* Company Pension Scheme
* 24 days holiday plus bank holidays per annum
* Access to the employee reward scheme
* Free on-site parking
* Remote working available for candidates outside the South West

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.