Underwriter

Underwriter Job Description Template

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

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with renewal retention;
  • Underwrite within granted authority and guidelines;
  • Maintain spreadsheets on insurer discounting to ensure effective management of schemes;
  • Aid sales advisers in respect of underwriting queries;
  • Create opportunities with new nationwide clients via business development and networking;
  • Monitor the development of accounts;
  • Develop and maintain broker relationships;
  • Develop relationships with all insurers;
  • Complete regular reviews of the market;
  • Underwrite new business and renewal risks.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment;
  • Entrepreneurial with good negotiation skills;
  • Ideally possess a law degree;
  • Minimum 2 years experience underwriting title insurance from an insurance company/financial services background;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong business relationships;
  • Good IT skills inclusive of Excel up to pivot tables and V-Lookups;
  • Extensive insurance experience ideally in motor;
  • To act with integrity;
  • Be open and cooperative with all regulators;
  • Act with due skill, care and diligence;
  • 2 years’ experience within a Mortgage Advisory or Administration role;
  • Observe proper standards of market conduct;
  • Pay due regard to customers interests and treat them fairly;
  • CEMAP qualified.