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Location: HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 28000 - 36000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Insurance Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 7 months ago Reference: 3098544
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join my client’s dynamic, niche team in Hemel Hempsted as a Commercial Underwriter.

As a Commercial Underwriter, you will underwrite commercial risks from a designated panel of intermediaries, within agreed authority levels, as well as playing a key role supporting the wider team with administration and underwriting tasks.

We will help you build on your strengths and provide tailored mentoring and soft and technical training to help you to maximise your potential.

What you will be doing
Underwrite new business profitability, accurately and in line with established Underwriting practice.
Supply underwriting and administration support as required.
Maintain and develop business relationships with intermediaries.
Produce timely and accurate documentation.
Actively encourage generation of profitable new business.
Promote the business through a polite, helpful and willing attitude to all customers and colleagues.
Assist and coach colleagues with technical and procedural aspects of underwriting.

What will I need?
Commercial Underwriting Property & Casualty experience - essential.
Previous experience of working within a Commercial Insurance environment and Commercial Underwriting - essential.
Aware of market knowledge and trading issues.
Technical product knowledge.
Excellent interpersonal/communication/sales/trading/ negotiation skills.
You will be motivated by stretching targets and can evidence good performance against these.
You will deliver for our customers and be able to evidence that strong working relationships have been formed with existing customers.
PC/mainframe systems/keyboard skills.
Team focused.
Effective time management skills.
You will be working towards, or be willing to undertake CII qualifications. In return you can expect to receive structured and supportive personal development and training.

20 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays.
£28,000 - £35,000 basic salary

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