Senior Reg UnderwriterDate Posted: 20 April 2010

Job Ref043305217
Job SectorFinancial Services / Insurance
LocationBristol, City Centre
Salary/Wages£35,000 per annum
CategoryFull time jobs
Job TypePermanent
No. of Vacancies1-4

Company Description
Based in Central Bristol within close proximity of all main bus routes, Pertemps in Bristol covers the following recruitment sectors - Sales, Secretarial/P.A, Administration, Financial Services and Customer Service.

Main Responsibilities
A vacancy has become available for a Senior Regional Underwriter, working for an Insurance Company.

As part of the South/South West regional team, this role will contribute to the profitable development of regional commercial lines business by engaging and encouraging relationships with new and existing regional intermediaries/brokers. You will be responsible for case underwriting new business risks and actively managing renewals.

The main duties of the Senior Regional Underwriter will include:

  • Case underwriting new business risks and actively managing renewals.
  • Ensuring the company's technical underwriting rates and criteria are accurately applied to all risks.
  • Managing and leading a team of Regional Trading Underwriters and Regional Underwriting Assistants.
  • Contributing towards the achievement of the company's annual financial plan.

    Skills and Experience
    To be successful in the role of Senior Regional Underwriter, you will:
  • Have Commercial Lines experience (essential).
  • Have a sound understanding of general insurance underwriting principles.
  • Possess a detailed understanding and experience of the commercial property and liability market.
  • Have the ability to assess technical risk, apply that knowledge and make decisions within authority levels.
  • ACII (or significant progress towards) is preferred.
  • Successful candidates must also be based in or around the Bristol area.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate managing a team including conducting performance reviews, targeting, coaching and mentoring.
  • Be an excellent communicator, with the ability to build and maintain effective internal and external relationships.

    In return, as a Senior Regional Underwriter you can expect a salary in the region of 35,000 and a company car.
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