Regional Underwriting Manager

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
£80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted
01 May 2018
Closes
31 May 2018
Ref
VR/32269/DC
Contact
Lawes Consulting Group
Sector
Underwriting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Regional Underwriting Manager
Location: Leeds/Yorkshire
Package: £80,000 - £100,000 + bonus, attractive package
Industry: Commercial Insurance Underwriting
Job Type: Permanent
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This global insurer is known for providing market leading insurance and risk management solutions to the corporate world, an experienced senior underwriting figure is now required to lead and drive this thriving underwriting function in the Yorkshire market with responsibility for all aspects of team and portfolio management.

The Company

·'A' rated and financially strong, the business is backed by a major global name which provides a robust trading footing and a healthy commercial appetite.
·The business is driven by quality, preferring to identify and select risks based on underwriting merits and potential for profitable, long term results, rather than by price or short term wins - this has driven healthy performance in the UK regions and lead to ongoing growth.
·The business is a leading insurer in the UK insurance market, offering leading remuneration and benefits to attract outstanding individuals.

The Role

·You will take responsibility for the Yorkshire region's corporate book, tasked with ensuring growth and profitability of an account already performing ahead of target.
·Your role will form part of the management team and will encompass all aspects of team management - coaching, mentoring and developing an experienced team to deliver for your broker panel in an efficient, professional manner.
·As technical lead you will hold senior sign off for the branch as well as liaison with head office.
·You will also lead on quality, compliance, underwriting strategy, appetite, targets and L&D.
·The business is active in the regional market and this role will contribute to that, you will use your knowledge and reputation to leverage interaction with senior stakeholders.

You

·You will demonstrate a track record of people and portfolio management, gained within the corporate insurance market - this may be in a similar role or in a deputy/'number 2' capacity which has left you ready to step into the top job.
·A mix of technical underwriting, commercial and communication skills will be essential - the roles calls for an all-rounder who is able to lead and drive the regional team.
·A strong reputation and connections in the local market are advantageous, ACII is preferred, but not essential.

If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0161 660 1359 or email us at manchester@lawesgroup.co.uk

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