Insurance Underwriting Assistant (Top UK Firm) - Harrogate

Job Type:
General Insurance
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary range:
£10, 000 - £19, 999, £20, 000 - £29, 999
Salary Description:
circa £20K plus benefits
Start Date:
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As a result of ongoing growth, this rare Underwriting Assistant position has arisen with one of the UK’s largest and most successful insurance organisations.

This well-renowned business controls circa £4 billion in insurance premiums and is pretty much in the insurance press on a daily basis due to its continued domination of the market.

For those wanting a rewarding career within the fascinating world of general insurance, there is no better place to achieve this than with this insurance giant.

Working within the Underwriting team, you will conduct a wide variety of administrative and customer service tasks, in order to ensure that an efficient and effective service is provided to existing insurance broker clients. Duties will include but not be limited to, logging information on systems, taking instructions from brokers via the telephone and relaying these to Underwriters within the team, chasing outstanding information, and dealing with any ad hoc tasks, as required.

It is not essential that you have previous insurance experience as full training will be provided. However, you must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), a keen eye for detail, and the ability to produce accurate documentation within strict timescales. Just as importantly, you’ll be well-organised with the ability to multi-task.

There is no pressure to progress beyond this position, however if you want to, the sky really is the limit in this company. In fact, there are numerous examples of senior people in the business who joined in an entry-level role such as this. Refreshingly, this is an organisation that is well-renowned for training and developing its staff, and there are a huge about of career advancement opportunities into a wide range of business areas. The logical medium-term progression from this role is into an Insurance Underwriter position, which will attract a significant salary and wider-ranging responsibilities.

You’ll enjoy working in a very friendly and supportive business, alongside some of the most talented underwriting professionals in the UK insurance market.

You will be rewarded with a basic salary in the region of £20K together with an attractive range of company benefits including support with professional insurance qualifications under the Chartered Insurance Institute.

This is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and entrepreneurial insurance businesses in the country right now, and as such, there could not be a more opportune time to start your rewarding career within the general insurance industry.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 07918 764 531
Contact: James Heald

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