Pet Underwriting Manager - Midlands - GBP50,000-GBP75,000

Oliver James Associates
West Bromwich
62500.00 GBP Annual
26 Mar 2017
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Pet Underwriting Manager - GBP50,000-GBP75,000 - West Midlands

My client, a renowned personal lines insurer, is currently sourcing for a Pet Underwriting Manager to be based in their West Midlands office. The role offers the opportunity to take ownership of a team of underwriters and to be instrumental in improving the underwriting performance of the team.

Key Responsibilities:

* Devise and implement improvements to underwriting performance, coverage and acceptance criteria to maximise profitability and competitiveness.
* Manage the team of underwriters in line with the company's policies and procedures.
* Maintain consistently high levels of underwriting and continue to develop products and pricing along side analysts.
* Maintain systems to monitor competitor prices and a the performance of existing accounts with pricing analysts.
* Work with external partners to ensure data requirements are met to manage Pet accounts and ensure that IT platforms are sufficient to support products.
* Create a profitable underwriting philosophy in line with the distribution channel, ensuring appropriate policy coverage and risk acceptance in line with the company's risk policy.

Key Requirements:

* In depth knowledge of the insurance market, more specifically, personal lines and pet insurance products, underwriting and pricing.
* In depth knowledge of the legal aspects of pet policy wordings, aggregator operations, legal and regulatory aspects.
* In depth knowledge of pet products and underwriting features.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone to progress their career through working in an established and revered insurer in the West Midlands.

To apply for the role of Pet Underwriting Manager please apply now!