Legal Expenses
Exceptional salary (DOE) plus benefits

Senior Underwriter- Legal Expenses

Ref: 4188| Posted: 13th May 2024

This is a great opportunity to showcase your technical underwriting skills to manage a robust book of longstanding relations! As much as managing the existing business, you will be seeking an exciting opportunity to forge new relationships during a period of expected growth.

You will be entirely office-based in our client's wonderful corporate office in Manchester, reporting to the Head of Underwriting, you will support the team by analysing, reviewing, and managing the insurance element of a diverse set of responsibilities. Utilising your knowledge of legal expenses and attention to detail, you’ll be a confident decision-maker.

Your responsibilities include:

In this highly analytical role, you will have the skill and expertise to manage a strong book of existing business worth £25million. You will analyse, evaluate, and make underwriting decisions in line with underwriting guidelines and recommendations, coordinating with analysts and other underwriting staff.

  • Assist the Head of Underwriting in the procurement of New Business opportunities.
  • Review and analyse new insurance applications for risk exposure and compliance within underwriting guidelines.
  • Meet and negotiate with clients and brokers to build relationships and to develop new and renewal business.
  • Review contract wordings to ensure that compliance is maintained.
  • Responsible for underwriting document filings, accuracy of data entries to systems and contract integrity for accounts underwritten.
  • Establish appropriate internal underwriting procedures and criteria to control risk.

What are we looking for?

  • Knowledge of Property, Casualty lines, Health, and Protection, Employment Legal Expenses.
  • Discernment and ability to assess a situation objectively.
  • 3 years+ of proven experience in LEI Underwriting (highly desirable)
  • Attention to detail and sound report-writing and negotiation skills.
  • Desirable skills in insurance liability, and legal expenses.

What is in store for you?

  • Salary is highly open to negotiation! Depending on your experience, our client is very open to hearing your expectations.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, standard pension contribution, and life assurance.
  • Exceptional opportunities for fast-track professional development.
  • Predominantly onsite working 9 am to 5.30 pm
  • Commutable distance from Victoria station, Manchester.

Emphasising the progression aspect, there could be potential for performance-related bonuses and a focused role in new product launches and decision-making as you successfully thrive in your role.

If you think this is you, then we would love to hear from you! Please apply today with your most updated CV. 

At Insure Recruitment, we work with clients who are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.  So, if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification or criteria in the above description, we encourage you to apply anyway.  You may be exactly what we’re looking for in this or other roles.