Senior Commercial Underwriter, Jobs, Glasgow, 2609
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Senior Commercial Underwriter - Glasgow

Insurance Companies - General Insurance
Ref: 2609 Date Posted: Monday 11 Dec 2017

HR Consultancy is working with this well-known insurance company in their search for a Senior Commercial Underwriter for their branch in Glasgow.


The role

  • You will deliver the branch financial results with accountability for broker & account level profitability and income targets, and increase technical and trading capability of the branch Underwriting team.
  • Delivery of planned underwriting result for designated accounts through proactive account review, analysis of underwriting trends and improvement plans implemented to improve profitability.
  • Manage underwriting relationship with key brokers from designated accounts to deliver profitable growth.
  • Coach, train and develop underwriters to continually improve their technical and trading capability.
  • Be the referral point for underwriters, coaching underwriters to make decisions within their empowerment and providing technical and trading input to improve the quality of underwriting decisions.
  • Actively manage and review underwriting standards and licences within the team ensuring effective management and deployment of empowerment.
  • Support Trading Team Manager to effectively manage the service provided to brokers and input to the performance management of underwriters.


The Person

  • Progress towards Dip CII qualification desirable or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent coaching and development skills
  • Strong trading capability – commercial awareness, negotiation skills, ability to build strong broker relationships.
  • Pragmatic decision maker with good analytical and numerical reasoning skills
  • Strong analytical skills with proven experience of account monitoring and action planning.
  • Strong level of technical underwriting expertise in a commercial insurance environment
  • Sound understanding of insurance market and processes across commercial lines insurance operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working in teams and successful record of delivering results.
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial insurance product range
  • Proven experience in decision making on a wide range of technical underwriting scenarios within a commercial environment
  • Strong level of technical underwriting expertise in a commercial insurance environment
  • Excellent risk assessment and risk management skills.


The package

Salary to £45,000. As you’d expect from a global leader, the reward package is a global beater – here’s a small selection of current benefits:

  • Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance
  • Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays.
  • Flexible benefit options including pension and life cover flexing, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, health, dental and critical illness plans and bikes4work.
  • Discount on all company Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare
  • Interest free season ticket loan scheme.


For more information, please contact Elaine McCrink for a confidential chat