Regional Underwriter

Recruiter
Recruitment Solutions Limited
Location
Kings Hill
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Posted
14 Jul 2018
Closes
30 Aug 2018
Sector
Accountancy
We are currently recruiting for an employer of choice located on prestigious Kings Hill, specialising in insurance for a number of Regional Underwriters, due to planned growth. Salary is largely depending on experience but as a guide, c£20K - £35K. In terms of qualifications, we are seeking a minimum Cert CII. Dip CII or progress towards is preferred but we are ultimately searching for an individual with good knowledge of commercial lines products, including Commercial Combined and Property Owners Insurances with Motor Trade/Combined/Fleet considered desirable, but non essential. You will be involved in contributing to the profitable development of the branch and wider Southern Region, by case underwriting existing business risks and actively managing renewals and MTAs including: Developing and supporting the commercial lines account by engaging and encouraging new and existing relationships with regional brokers. Contribute toward the achievement of the company annual financial plan. Additional skills and experience we are seeking: Good relationship management The ability to demonstrate meeting and exceeding personal and team objectives Awareness of market and legal/regulatory developments You must be able to assess technical risk, apply that knowledge and make decisions within authority levels Have a strong and decisive approach to underwriting with proven effective trading skills Good problem solving skills The ability to work independently but also as part of a team to deliver goals Excellent communication skills and the ability to negotiate and influence results Areas of responsibility include: Profitably underwrite, on a case by case basis, bespoke commercial lines risks within the company criteria Underwrite within their company strategy and authority limits and refer all cases outside of strategy or individual limits Develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and regional brokers and undertake external visits, training review meetings and social events when required Maintain and endeavour to exceed, agreed service levels to both internal and external customers To prospect and actively contribute to the growth targets of the team optimising sales and retention Maintain an accurate audit trail using company systems, practices and procedures Provide technical assistance and guidance to junior team members on underwriting matters whilst mentoring on both technical and soft skills Work with the Branch Manager to continually develop ideas in order to increase team productivity, efficiency and profitability. To prospect and actively contribute to the growth of the team optimising sales and retention Maintain an up to date knowledge of: Commercial lines market Regional broking marketplace Legislation and litigation which could affect the writing of the business Provide technical assistance and guidance to junior team members on underwriting matters whilst mentoring on both technical matters and soft skills Participate in and undertake any ad hoc tasks that may be requested to ensure the smooth running of the branch and Southern region You will work to the principles of Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) and understand how you play a part in the Customer Experience and the provision of a service to all customers (internal and external) that it is a memorable for the right reasons and therefore build on the company reputation as a great company to work for and do business with. Ensuring everything you do fits in with legal requirements company policies and regulatory requirements. Treating personal data of their customers, employees and other individuals, lawfully and in accordance with current Data Protection Laws and other related legislation This professional organisation offers amazing working conditions in a professional setting and truly believes that having fun at work brings out the best in people and are passionate about having appositive impact on their local communities. To apply please send an up to date CV in Word.

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