Insurance underwriters based in Bedfordview seeks dynamic, driven Junior Underwriter who is a qualified Civil Engineer
Duties & Responsibilities
Main job function
Underwrite, rating and risk analysis and quote on new business.
Negotiating and pricing underwriting risks.
Consider treaty requirements.
Renewal of business.
Negotiate renewals with Brokers / Reinsurers.
Assist with Credit Control.
Assist colleagues with technical queries.
Develop and arranging specialized covers and risks.
Develop market presence and build relationships with brokers with a view to obtaining new business.
Excellent marketing skills.
Respond to queries and resolve them satisfactorily within scope of authority.
Ensure accuracy of outgoing documentation is up to company standards.
Facilitate and assist with queries from the Underwriting, Claims, Marketing and accounts departments.
Develop, implement and monitor administration processes to ensure efficient policy administration.
General administration which entails following up on quotations and renewals, checking that policies are processed and sent out and corresponding with brokers.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Civil Engineering Degree
FAIS complaint added advantage
Being FAIS compliant a recommendation – If not FAIS compliant, must be prepared to study towards obtaining the required credits and RE certificate: Company will pay for studies related to the position.
A civil engineering degree is a must.
Insurance knowledge / experience would be an advantage.
Must be technically proficient.
Must be able to analyse and assess risks.
Must have attention to detail.
Must be client focused and very service orientated.
Must have good communication skills.
Must have good negotiation skills including initiative.
Must be a team player.
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft WORD and EXCEL.
Product knowledge and knowledge of wordings is a must. Candidate must be able to produce a quote.
Willing to go the extra mile
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.