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Senior Underwriter

  • Salary: £200 - £250 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Brighton, East Sussex
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 19/07/2017
  • Job reference: J370701A
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Job title: Senior Underwriter
Location: Brighton

Duration: 12 months
Rate: £200/day - £250/day

Possibility of working from home

A leading insurance company require a Senior Underwriter for a contract in Brighton. The purpose of the role is to provide superior underwriting expertise by accurately assessing risk and underwriting new and existing business quotations to a high standard and within agreed pricing guidelines and timescales. To proactively contribute to the achievement of company sales, profitability and retention targets whilst establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with external and internal customers.

Responsibilities

  • Underwrite complex new and existing business quotations accurately and within agreed pricing and risk guidelines to assist the company in meeting profit, sales and persistency targets within service standards.
  • Provide creative solutions to complex underwriting issues.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with all business partners, positively supporting key strategic relationships by making pragmatic and commercially focused underwriting decisions to help achieve sales targets and treat customers fairly.
  • Proactively share technical knowledge and understanding to assist with underwriter development in order to support the underwriting centre of excellence.
  • Actively promote continuous improvement.
  • Attend meetings with brokers and the Sales team as and when required.
  • Adhere to the Company's Information Security Policy and Risk Management practices.


    Education / Professional Qualifications
  • Any financial services qualifications or equivalent advantageous such as GR1, FPC or ACII etc or equivalent


    SYSTEMS:
  • Must have strong computer skills in all MS packages
  • Systems knowledge particularly in workflow packages desired
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