Protection Underwriter

Location
Devon
Salary
£30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted
02 May 2018
Closes
01 Jun 2018
Ref
VR/32644/LS
Contact
Lawes Consulting Group
Sector
Underwriting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title - Protection/Private Medical Insurance Underwriter
Contract - Permanent
Salary - £30,000 - £34,000
Location - Devon
Industry - Insurance Broker (Insurance, Income Protection, Life, Health, Underwriting)
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The Role:-

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Protection/Private Medical Insurance Underwriter to join an award winning, mutual healthcare and protection insurer. A growing company that have been providing award-winning health and income protection insurances for over 100 years and have an exciting future. This opportunity can be home based.

Job Description:-
·To provide accurate and effective underwriting of policies
·To manage risk within the company by the accurate underwriting, including substandard cases and financial underwriting, and approval of all new business and increase applications in accordance with underwriting guidelines and rating considerations relating to the company's products within an agree authority level
·To manage risk by maintaining and/or testing the automated underwriting rules engines to ensure we adhere to underwriting guidelines.
·To reinforce TCF and the company brand by ensuring KPI and SLA performance is achieved and maintained, and that team members live the values of our vision and purpose.

Key Responsibilities:-

·The ability to work effectively within a team and the ability to handle own caseload
·The accurate underwriting, including substandard cases and financial underwriting, and approval of all new business and increase applications in accordance with underwriting guidelines and rating considerations relating to the company's products within an agree authority level
·The accurate underwriting and approval of reinstatements and existing business "terms reviews" in accordance with underwriting guidelines and rating considerations relating to the company's products within an agreed authority level
·Adherence to the relevant financial regulators principles and rules, including Treating Customers Fairly, and the company's risk management policies
·Promote the company's core values and behaviours at all times
·Take care of own health and safety and that of others in the workplace

Requirements:-
·You will be an experienced Underwriter, with previous experience of underwriting protection insurance and ideally private medical insurance.
·You will have the Life and Disability Underwriting examination
·You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions.

Benefits:-
·Bonus scheme (up to 12% dependant on personal/company performance).
·A full-time contract
·Monday to Friday, 35 hour working week (7-hour day with 1 hour lunch)
·Office opening hours are between 8:00am - 6:00pm
·24 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays per annum
·Company Pension Scheme - Employer contribution 5% up to 10%
·Free Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection Insurance & Death in Service Scheme
·Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work and Payroll Giving Salary Sacrifice Schemes
·Free use of Cycle Racks, Shower facilities & Parking (some restrictions may apply to car parking)

If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0203 727 2314 or email us at glenn@lawesgroup.co.uk
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To view all Current Vacancies or for more information on our Refer a Friend scheme, contact one of our consultants or visit our website www.lawesgroup.co.uk

Please Note: Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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