Salary up to £22Kpa + excellent benefits + training

Trainee Assistant Underwriter

Ref: 3977| Posted: 28th Feb 2023

A rare and exciting job opportunity to join an independent wholesale insurance broker as an assistant underwriter.

Your future employer is based in Surrey, they specialise in commercial fine art private collectors and high net worth home and property insurance. They are a Lloyds cover holder and have binding authorities with a number of the world's largest insurers.

They are a dynamic fast growing insurance business that enjoys sharing ideas and encouraging entrepreneurship.

Full training will be provided to successfully launch your career as an assistant underwriter

Excellent benefits include  

  • Extra day holiday for your birthday
  • Performance-related salary increase by 25% once you have completed your first year 
  • Training reimbursement for professional insurance qualifications (CII).
  • Private medical insurance
  • Additional day holiday for each year worked (up to 5)
  • Paid sabbatical on completion of years 5 and 10 with business
  • Refreshments include a smoothie station and beer and soft drinks fridge
  • Death in service benefit and employee assistance programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Standard Life contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Company contribution towards gym membership
  • Hours of work Monday to Friday 9 am – 5:30 pm

Assistant Underwriter's general duties

Supporting the Underwriters and Senior Underwriters in their role by fulfilling the following responsibilities:

  • Carry out sanction searches and answer the phones on behalf of the team
  • Manage broker and account queries
  • Assist brokers in the use of technology
  • Deliver pre-renewal and new business background and information to inform underwriters' decisions
  • Responsible for document production and administration renewals and midterm adjustment, within underwriting guidelines, binding authorities tolerance and agreed SLA’s
  • Assist Underwriters in the production of monthly MI for underwriters to present to the board
  • Responsible for stationery and refreshment supply management
  • Attend meetings with brokers and insurers where required
  • Support the Team in ad hoc requirements where needed

What you will need to be considered

  • Good level of education, ideally A levels/Graduate level
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Well-spoken

Please apply for 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.

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 past 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.

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.