Trainee Underwriter

Trainee Underwriter Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Trainee Underwriter to join our team.


  • Deal with new enquiries, queries via telephone and written;
  • Assisting with daily underwriting and processing of commercial and residential risks;
  • Understand internal and external client needs and work within a team to meet these;
  • Input, update and maintain data to ensure systems are up to date and accurate;
  • Reviewing, summarising files and gathering information;
  • Being proactive and working efficiently to achieve deadlines;
  • Ensuring policy wording is correct, demonstrating in depth policy knowledge;
  • Undertaking legal research, project and other reasonable duties;
  • Confidently discussing with internal and external clients;
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationship with client and maintain high levels of service.


  • Keen interest to become an underwriter;
  • Willingness to provide help and support to other team members;
  • Demonstrating a ‘can-do’ attitude, enthusiasm and strong work ethic;
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills;
  • Remain positive when under pressure and ability to deal with stress;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to liaise with business partners at all levels;
  • Strong Graduate (minimum 2:1);
  • Ability to develop business relationships;
  • The ability to prioritise your workload often within tight deadlines whilst still maintaining a high attention to detail.