Circa £27,000pa + benefits

Graduate Underwriter

Ref: 3848| Posted: 26th Apr 2022

Unmissable graduate opportunities to develop a career within underwriting.

We are working with a leading global insurer who are looking to recruit graduates to join their thriving underwriting team. 

Your key responsibilities will include, reviewing/summarising files, gathering information for Underwriters and dealing with new enquiries and queries via the telephone and through written contact.  You will be involved in checking policy wording, demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of policy coverage and be able to discuss this confidently with external and internal clients.  You will also need to ensure that systems are maintained and updated as required.

You will assist with the daily underwriting and processing of commercial and residential risks ensuring that new business is secured in addition to learning about the various risks and underwriting them effectively

This is an excellent opportunity to grow your career within Underwriting. Their internal training programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to progress your underwriting career.  They also encourage employees to seek professional growth and development, therefore they sponsor individuals wishing to undertake professional qualifications through their Continuous Professional Development scheme. 

To be considered we are seeking three candidates who have:

  • A good BSc degree (minimum 2:1) or a legal/insurance/property professional qualification or relevant experience 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise at all levels
  • Ability to develop business relationships
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills
  • The ability to prioritise your workload often within tight deadlines whilst still maintaining a high attention to detail
  • Flexibility in providing help and support for others and building good working relationships with your team colleagues
  • A positive, can-do approach


You will need to demonstrate an interest in a sales/client facing role, be comfortable in a commercial negotiating environment, have a strong desire to succeed and be willing and able to gain knowledge quickly to successfully analyse risks, devise commercially viable solutions and manage relationships.

Salary circa £27Kpa + benefits which include 23 days holiday + bank holidays rising with years of service, the option to buy/sell an additional 3 days per year. They help take good care of you with their employee assistance helpline, private medical and health cash plan upon completion of your probation, and access to a variety of online retail discounts utilising their medicash scheme.  You will also have immediate group life insurance cover x3 salary and an annual performance related bonus.

For further information on the role and to discuss the interview process, please contact Francesca and apply to the role by submitting your most up to date CV. If your application is successful, we will be in touch within 2 working days of receiving your job application to discuss the opportunity in more detail.

Due to the overwhelming application response, should you not hear from us within 5 working days then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.