Senior Casualty Underwriter - Manchester
QBE Insurance Group
Manchester, United Kingdom
9d ago

Senior Underwriter (Casualty)


QBE’s European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business.

Active in both the Lloyd’s and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.

The Opportunity :

We are looking for a Senior Underwriter to join our team, this is your chance to create your career in an exciting environment where anything is possible.

The The international markets division is made up of property, casualty risks worldwide, complementing extensive global portfolios of marine and energy business.

General Description

  • Support the Casualty RUM in preparation of the annual business plan, report on progress, identify deviations, recommend remedial action, implement it in order to secure delivery of the plan.
  • Ensure the teams awareness of the business plan and ongoing performance against this plan
  • Perform complex underwriting activities in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met.
  • Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimize risk and maximize efficiency.
  • Ensure the recording and measurement of insurance risks, including DUA’s where relevant, to ensure accuracy and good practice.
  • Apply any reinsurance requirements to minimize risk and to deliver business plan objectives.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders including customers, brokers, industry bodies, business partners and colleagues to maximize influence and achieve business objectives.
  • Underwrite complex insurance risks in accordance with the business plan and the personal authority to meet business objectives
  • Work collegiately with colleagues to deliver cross product solutions and client engagement
  • Partner with other product lines via internal forums and other meetings to leverage opportunities in line with business objectives
  • Essential Requirements

  • ACII qualified or progress towards
  • Substantial experience gained within the insurance industry
  • Thorough knowledge of casualty underwriting
  • Strong established customer and broker relationships
  • Intermediate level understanding of relevant software, including Excel and other departmental software packages
  • Strong knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements
  • A high level of numeracy and literacy
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Ability to analyse data and use for decision-making
  • Use of risk profiling and pricing tools and loss models
  • At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce.

    QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job.

    Search for QBE on Vercida to learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion programmes and policies.

    Number of Openings :

    Equal Employment Opportunity :

    QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

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