Trading Underwriter

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Insurance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Neil Murphy

  • Contact email:

    neil.murphy@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/536751

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-10

  • Startdate:

    10/09/2019 17:27:10

I am seeking an experienced Trading Underwriter to join a leading Commercial insurer with offices in Leeds city centre.

My client, a fantastic organisation with a global reach, is seeking a property and casualty specialist to bolster their dynamic Leeds team.

As a Trading Underwriter you will:

  • Be aligned to a portfolio of customers/brokers, dedicated to developing the commercial lbook of businessBe responsible for underwriting profitable business whilst operating within agreed guidelines and authority level
  • o Understand and act on the demand into the team, actively identifying ways to improve the system.
  • o Operate from the most appropriate location to meet business needs in line with customer demand (i.e. branch, home or broker location)

Skills and Experience:

  • You will already have good technical and commercial underwriting expertise in Property and Casualty
  • You will have experience of applying underwriting knowledge to effectively improve processes/procedures
  • You are responsible for your own underwriting caseload within a regulatory environment, following due process and within set authority limits
  • You will possess the ability to analyse complex information and draw out the relevant facts
  • You will have excellent business development/customer engagement skills in order to influence key contacts in the marketplace
  • You will possess excellent communication and strong negotiation skills


To find out more, please contact Neil Murphy at Search

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