Technical Underwriter - up to GBP25k plus benefits

Recruitment Genius
Milton Keynes
25000.00 GBP Annual
11 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Insurance Software Tester

This is an opportunity to join a specialist software provider to the global insurance industry.

They are currently recruiting for an Insurance Software Tester ('Technical Underwriter') to join their Technical Underwriting Team. They are a busy IT office environment, using Microsoft products to deliver leading edge software to the Insurance industry.

They are constantly communicating with our clients who range from Insurers and Managing General Agents to Brokers, Aggregators and other specialist Insurance operations, to deliver class leading Insurance products across a number of lines of business.

The role is based in their Central Milton Keynes office, which is set in a great location and offers a fantastic working environment but you will also work closely with our other offices in the UK and Europe..

The role includes, but is not limited to:
- Testing client changes and new scheme developments
- Raising new instructions when required
- Working as part of a team, whilst also liaising with the other teams within the business
- Communicating with clients both verbally and electronically
- Face to face meetings may also be required both within the office or on site
- Document creation using Microsoft Word
- Meeting participation
- Troubleshooting, investigating and at times, resolving client queries
- Involvement in projects from kick off to sign off

Candidates should ideally possess the following skills, although full training will be given: -
- Experience of the Insurance industry
- Experience of Personal Lines Insurance
- Practical knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems inc Remote Desktop Connections
- Competency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
- Natural Problem Solver
- Methodical perspective
- Eye for detail
- Quick learner
- Good timekeeping
- Can work to deadlines

Training and mentoring will be provided to enable the successful candidate to learn the role. They have internally developed software that you will become acquainted with. Applicants should be well presented with good communication skills both verbal and written.

They offer good opportunities for career development and offer a competitive salary and a chance to work in a fast paced and exciting IT Company. A Private Health Care scheme is available to join after successful completion of a probationary period. They also comply with the Pension automatic enrolment legislation.