Underwriter
Insurance
Middlesex
up to £25,000pa + benefits

Trainee/Graduate Motor Underwriter

Ref: 3776| Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

Great opportunity for a graduate or motor insurance professional looking to get into a more technical role.

Our client is looking for a strong candidate to support the Underwriting Manager by

  • Providing support in responding to email referrals & manage internal and external queries. This includes referral to Insurers where required.
  • Maintain the correct administration & filing for the Insurer & product files
  • Responsible for in house referrals from the sales team
  • Assist in the generation of scheme performance data using company systems.
  • Keep up to date with the company’s products and relevant external events that could affect underwriting decisions
  • Make confident decisions in line with business rules and processes.
  • Be the first point of contact for the sales floor for underwriting queries
  • Able to present risks to bespoke underwriters and agree terms
  • Understand underwriting performance and have experience of monitoring insurer loss ratios
  • To always present the company in a professional and confident manner
  • Work closely with Operations in relation to Compliance matters

Person specification:

  • Understand how to implement processes and procedures. Can confidently manage priorities effectively.
  • Able to produce consistently high-quality information within tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail.
  • Capable of managing relationships – internal and external at all levels within business.
  • Have a desire to learn new skills and challenge the ‘status quo’ to develop personal and achieve business objectives.
  • Take an active role in supporting and maintaining the company values and culture.
  • Have good PR/interpersonal skills, have outstanding communication and reporting skills, problem analysis and listening ability.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications and experience

• GCSE Level (or higher) strong Pass in English Language and Mathematics

preferable but not essential a Degree or Higher National Diploma

• Or ideally over 1 years Insurance or Financial Services Industry experience but not essential as full training to be provided

These roles require flexibility with working hours which will be on a shift basis, plus a Saturday rota basis. You will receive good benefits including:

  • Salary up to £25Kpa
  • Full training provided 
  • Eye tests with contribution towards cost of spectacles (if required for VDU use)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 21 days' annual leave plus all English bank holidays
  • Pension 

Find out right now if this could be your perfect next job; call our friendly and experienced team today on 01483 668700. 

Please apply to this 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.

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