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Vacancy Information

Underwriter/Underwriting Assistants
Vacancy Reference Number:1703-23SH
Description: This is a fantastic opportunity to join an extremely reputable Insurance Provider with an envious position in the marketplace. Your role will be to Develop & Underwrite Real Estate insurance risks within corporate guidelines


  • Devising, implementing and managing key customer (broker) strategies to deliver new business. Maximise retention of held business and develop new opportunities and products. This will include broker visits, on site underwriting surgeries, presentations to brokers, etc.
  • New business quotations, renewals and mid-term management of Commercial Property Owners, Blocks of Flats and Residential Lets including portfolios.
  • Underwriting referral point for Blocks of Flats and Residential Lets that are written via on line trading platform or via broker sub delegated agreements.
  • Audit of external customers who operate sub delegated agreements.
  • Managing and developing existing insurer relationships where necessary.
  • Production and analysis of management information to ensure profitability of business written including monitoring of claims to identify trends and aberrations and macro account analysis and management.
  • Ownership of the processing and administration of policies and risks where necessary.
  • Assisting claims handlers to validate claims / losses where necessary.
  • Collecting premium monies within terms of trade where necessary.


  • Excellent property owners insurance technical knowledge and commerciality
  • Ability to trade & negotiate with brokers
  • Communication skills able to communicate with people at all levels over the telephone, in writing and in person including formal presentations
  • Starter/finisher
  • Team player
  • Planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in MS Office and Excel

    To apply for this role the successful candidate must have the following skills:

  • At least 5 years experience of underwriting commercial and residential property owners insurance ideally in an MGA and/or broker environment
  • Understanding/experience of delegated authorities and internet trading
  • Educated to GCSE level including passes in English and Mathematics. Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute or commitment to study and pass within 3 years of joining or as otherwise agreed
  • Evidence of a commitment to and track record of self development and training with previous employers by way of Record of Continual Professional Development

  • Evidence of good understanding of regulatory requirements including Treating Customers Fairly and Contract Certainty How to apply:
  • To apply for this role, please forward your CV in confidence quoting reference number 1703-23SH alternatively if you would like more information about this opportunity please contact Stuart Holland.
  • Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.
    For more information contact us at jobs@irsrecruitment.co.uk and attach your CV