Commercial Underwriter

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11 December 2020
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Location: Manchester
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Job Description

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a New Business Commercial Underwriter on a permanent, full-time basis to join The National Trading Centre, within NIG in our Manchester office. The successful candidate will form part of a National Team, developing and trading with brokers across the country to provide an exceptional level of service for both our new & existing clients

What were looking for:

We are looking for someone who can efficiently underwrite, manage, and pipeline new business enquiries whilst developing excellent broker relationships.  You will have significant previous property & casualty or commercial motor underwriting experience, ideally in the new business arena.  We want someone with excellent communication skills who can deliver a high-quality service to our brokers and build strong external relationships along with key internal stakeholders

Who you will be working with:

You will be part of a cross classed, multi-skilled national team, working closely with our sales distribution panel & key stakeholders, to deliver new business targets individually & as part of the team

What you'll be doing:

You will win and retain profitable business from brokers serviced by your Region. To improve your underwriting and trading skills. To deliver high quality service to your Regions brokers. This includes:

Delivery of New & Existing Business financial plan (including rate carry and retention)

Preparation and delivery of allocated New Business & Renewals

Delivering quality broker service in line with Broker Segmentation service levels

Developing effective working relationships to support in delivery of objectives and understand their Broker Panel

Effective usage and update of Tools and Systems

Acting as a referral point for lower level PUAs

Contributing to wider business activities

What well give you

We have a strong focus on developing you and your skillset and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work life balance focused options such as: , flexible working, insurance savings for you as well as a range of other optional benefits

Hours: 35 hours a week (Monday- Friday )

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.