Underwriter

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP35000/annum + Flex Benefits
Posted
08 Mar 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Insurance Underwriter - Cheltenham

Salary GBP25,000 - GBP35,000 plus a great range of benefits and progression opportunities

We have partnered with a UK leading Insurance provider, based in Cheltenham who are going through a rapid period of expansion and are looking for an experience Underwriter to join the team.

My client is an important distribution channel for a significant range of insurance products and a key strategic partner for the UK's largest insurers. Their market leading customer insight and distribution relationships make it a unique business and a leader in the markets in which it operates.

You will be contributing to the achievement of business objectives through the delivery of an efficient underwriting service to brokers and management of accounts.

Responsibilities:-

* Deal with new business enquiries, renewals and mid-term adjustments within authority
* Ensure that service standards are met
* Comply with Binder, procedures and underwriting authority levels
* Work collaboratively with other parts of the organisation, when required
* To maintain and develop personal knowledge and skills through continued professional development as well as ongoing at desk training and ensuring that this is recorded in line with Training & Competency requirements
* To undertake training in line with agreed objectives and keep up-to-date with technical, legal and market developments via use of e-learning, internal training and reading market related material
* To conduct the business of the Company at all times in a courteous and efficient manner
* The right candidate will, at time, act for the insured and insurer, you will be responsible for adhering to all the Group's procedures and policies in relation to the identification and management of potential conflicts of interest and for the fair treatment of customers, and will ensure they follow the systems and controls operating to ensure that this is the case
* To complete other ad hoc duties given by management

Skills/Requirements:-

* You must be able to communicate clearly, positively and effectively with all levels
* Must have industry relevant qualifications
* Can build positive relationships with clients and insurers with ease
* Work effectively and in an organised manner with excellent attention to detail
* Have a professional, positive and enthusiastic approach
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and at times under pressure

All successful applications must be able to pass a credit check with no history of CCJ's or Bankruptcy.

This is a really great opportunity to join one of the UK's leading insurance companies where you can build a long-term career with excellent prospects including supported study through insurance qualifications and a flexible benefits package.

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