This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced Commercial Underwriting Team Leader/ Manager to join a thriving underwriting agency based in Leatherhead.
This division is part of a large independent insurance group that is growing rapidly, both organically and via strategic acquisitions. It is an extremely exciting business to work for and given its growth, there are a vast amount of career advancement opportunities available in lots of different business areas.
This business specialises in providing bespoke insurance solutions to charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. With its comprehensive wordings and highly gifted Underwriters, this firm is a major player within this specialist arena and as such, you’ll enjoy dealing with some fascinating risks.
You’ll have access to sophisticated technology and favourable rates, which will allow you to write significant levels of business. You’ll also enjoy dealing with a wide range of brokers, with whom you will build and manage strong working relationships.
You must have previous managerial experience within an underwriting environment, with a strong track record of leading high-performing teams. You’ll also have a genuine passion for developing others, and you’ll be approachable, fair and professional.
From a technical point of view, it is essential that you have previous commercial underwriting experience, ideally with knowledge of Property / Casualty or Commercial Combined insurance. You will also have strong communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines. You will be a quick-learner with a thirst for knowledge, and in line with this firm’s values, you will be committed to your professional development from day one.
You’ll be joining a friendly and supportive team, working alongside very experienced insurance professionals who are eager to share their knowledge.
You will be rewarded with an attractive basic salary of up to £40K together with a range of company benefits.
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