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Casualty Underwriter - Insurance - Leeds

Job Type:
General Insurance
Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary range:
£20, 000 - £29, 999, £30, 000 - £39, 999
Salary Description:
Up to £30K
Start Date:
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Are you an Underwriter who enjoys the technical aspects of high-risk Liability insurance?

Do you wish that you had the freedom to write the risks of your choice?

Are you looking to work within a rapidly growing office, where you will benefit from numerous opportunities to progress your career?

Our client is looking for an Underwriter within its expanding Leeds operation to specialise in the renewal of technical Casualty risks.

Initially, you will work within a small team, where you will focus on predominantly CAR/ Construction cases for businesses with turnovers up to £10m. Although these aren’t exactly Corporate level risks, they will be technically-challenging, as you will be dealing with high-risk Liability cases which will require more of a traditional underwriting approach. With the exception of some reinsurance exclusions, you will be given freedom to write the risks that you want, whilst working with a team to create and develop the Underwriting Strategy. You will also manage and develop your broker panel, with the aim of being known as a true specialist in the market.

You must have solid experience within commercial underwriting, ideally from a Liability background. Applicants from a more general underwriting background that deal with some Liability risks, who are keen to specialise in this area, are also very much of interest. It is essential that you are someone who proactively finds a reason to write business, as opposed to declining it. You must also be proactive, ambitious and focused on being the best you can be.

You will be working with some of the most technically-astute Underwriters in the market within this speciality, giving you an excellent opportunity to enhance your underwriting skills.

You will receive a salary which reflects your experience and an attractive benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work with highly knowledgeable specialists who will train and mentor you to become a Casualty expert. The Group is going through a period of rapid expansion, which will give you a real chance to progress your career within a short space of time.

For more information on this position, please contact Allan Parker.

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

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