Property Investors Underwriter

Role and responsibilities:

  • Manage your own caseload, underwrite profitable business within an aligned portfolio of customers/ brokers. Operate within agreed guidelines and authority levels
  • Actively pursue opportunities to grow the book of work through new business and renewals, in line with team and department targets
  • Make day-to-day underwriting decisions regarding the acceptance and rating of risks within detailed guidelines and agreed authority limits
  • Provide technical support and assistance to both customers and less experienced underwriters, dealing with all queries within your authority
  • Feedback to others to be provided in a constructive and supportive manner, using the opportunity to increase knowledge /understanding across the team wherever possible

Skills and experience we would like to see:

  • Underwriting experience with detailed knowledge of underwriting processes
  • The ability to translate knowledge and experience into recommendations to internal and external customers would be advantageous
  • Face to face broker or customer experience, including a proven ability to negotiate
  • Ability to analyse complex information and draw out the relevant facts
  • Strong attention to detail with a positive attitude towards embracing change
  • Strong skills in Excel and PowerPoint is essential
  • A willingness to study for and obtain CII qualifications
  • A willingness to drive own personal development – technically & behaviourally – seeking coaching/guidance where required