We are looking for an Underwriter to join our business at this exciting period of growth. Based in St Albans, we are looking for the candidate to achieve income and profit objectives through the delivery of an efficient case underwriting service to brokers through regular on-site broker development, supporting the technical management of the regional account in conjunction with the regional strategy, financial plan and personal objectives
Achieve Bottom Line, Top Line and Expense targets by managing and operating to the Key Performer Indicators of the region.
Retain Renewals by underwriting business within appetite
Conduct regular case reviews to ensure that technical procedures and standards are always followed.
Manage out poor performing risk to maximise the profitability of your portfolio.
Enhance Arch’s standing and presence locally by establishing and maintaining strong personal relationships with key directors and staff at the Region’s most important brokers.
Maintain personal knowledge of relevant technical issues.
Support the personal development of the underwriting staff in the Branch by delivering technical guidance.
Undertake referral cases above the authority levels of Underwriters, Assistant Underwriters & Technicians whilst adhering to individual authority level.
Contribute to the technical knowledge of the Company by feeding back technical and commercial market intelligence to the Regional Director & wider team.
Work collaboratively with other parts of the organisation, especially the claims and survey teams, when required.
Required Skills / Experience
The job holder will have at least 2 years’ experience in the Commercial Insurance industry, strong interpersonal skills and work in a structured, planned manner.
Desired Skills / Experience
Ideally you will be part or fully CII qualified
We are happy to consider all educational levels - the most important thing for us is the experience and drive of the individual