Property Underwriter - Insurance - Leeds

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
General Insurance
Specialism:
Underwriting
Location:
Yorkshire & Humberside
Town/City:
Leeds
Salary range:
£50, 000 - £59, 999, £60, 000 - £69, 999
Salary Description:
Up to £60k
Posted:
06-Jul-18
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
AP-2179

This highly entrepreneurial insurance business, which is never far away from the front page of the industry press, has an outstanding opportunity for Property Underwriters to work from its office in Leeds city centre.

This organisation is renowned for targeting true specialists in its field and providing the environment and risk exposure which really develops staff both technically and professionally.

You will have responsibility for the underwriting of Property/ Combined risks, in line with the company’s underwriting appetite. You will deal with a varied portfolio of risks, including some niche areas of work, such as Engineering. As well as this, you will be tasked with building strong relationships with your panel to ensure that you are gaining business to satisfy the new business targets within the company strategy.

It is essential that you have a demonstrable track record of underwriting Property business, whether standalone or Commercial Combined. You will be confident in dealing with brokers, prospecting for new business where appropriate, and delivering against revenue targets. This is an entrepreneurial business that is always looking for ways to write business rather than decline it, so it is essential that you have a proactive outlook to underwriting and a desire to succeed. Finally, you must not be averse to change as this will be a regular occurrence within the business.

My client is looking to attract the best possible candidates for the role, so an excellent remuneration package is on offer. In addition, with the business rapidly expanding and constantly evolving, there will be a number of opportunities for career development, including a prospective hybrid Underwriter/ Surveyor type role for individuals with the right exposure.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0345 193 2449
Contact: Allan Parker
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