Development Underwriter

South West England
£35000 - £50000 per annum
20 Sep 2018
20 Oct 2018
Lawes Consulting Group
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Development Underwriter
Location: South West
Package: £35k - £50k + market leading package, inc. car and bonus
Industry: Commercial Insurance
Job Type: Permanent
One of the largest names in the UK insurance market is seeking to recruit a Development Underwriter with a proven track record to drive mid-corporate account growth in the South West.

The Company

·This household name insurer is a genuine UK market leader, known for outstanding products and respected for the manner in which it trades.
·The business is profitable and highly stable from a financial perspective - a strong trading platform, reflected in the appetite to expand mid-corp. market share.
·An employer of choice for insurance professionals, the business works hard to attract the highest calibre of talent in return for leading remunerations, personal development and career opportunity.

The Role

·With responsibility for an active, supporting broker base, you will take the lead in profitably expanding mid-corporate market share in the south west.
·Your role will be to get under the skin of your brokers, developing relationships with key/senior stakeholders to earn their trust and position your offering in this area of the market.
·As a frontline underwriter you will hold the pen and have the authority and freedom to make decisions.
·With autonomy to manage your own portfolio you will be expected to segment and allocate your time as appropriate to develop, implement and support growth plans for each account.
·The role is about long term, stable, profitable growth built on relationships and sound underwriting decisions and your targets will reflect this.

·You will demonstrate a track record of profitable underwriting and account growth within the commercial/corporate insurance market, as well as the ability to deliver ongoing, long term results.
·With a strategic approach, you will be comfortable making underwriting decisions on larger, sometimes complex cases as well as supporting your broker base with identifying and willing business either on a transactional basis or as part of a development plan.
·ACII qualifications, or work towards is attractive.

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