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Underwriter Travel and Consumer Specialty

  • Location: South East
  • Sector: General Insurance
  • Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/03/2018
  • Job reference: 26641
This vacancy has now expired.

Global Insurer urgentlty require an Underwriter (Travel / Consumer Specialty)

Implement assigned lines of business strategy by assisting the Chief Underwriting Officer, Travel Underwriting Manager and other members of the Underwriting and Actuarial department with business development and growth through building relationships within assigned customers and applying sound decision-making to underwrite business that contributes to a profitable portfolio

Main Duties

Management and fulfilment of Corporate, Travel, Travel Assistance and Consumer Speciality pricing as required by the Business in accordance with the Company's underwriting guidelines.

  • Ensure the successful management of the Corporate and Travel Underwriting team in the provision of all Underwriting and Technical services as required by the Business.
  • To ensure accurate records of all quotations provided including any proof of authorisation and any changes made to the final quotation from the original price proposal.
  • Monitor on a regular basis the on-going performance of business and to ensure timely proposals for remedial action for accounts not performing to target.
  • Have knowledge of the practical application of any regulatory and/or legislative issues applicable to the Corporate, Travel, Travel Assistance and Consumer Speciality business.

Special Skills & Knowledge:

  • Previous experience of Underwriting Corporate, Travel, Assistance and Consumer Speciality Insurance business.
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Numerate and analytical.
  • The ability to recognise and deliver excellent customer service.
  • The ability to effectively communicate at all levels both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage tasks effectively to ensure compliance with quotation deadlines.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of technical Underwriting, including reserving, earning models, IBNR and their practical application to pricing

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