New Business Trading Underwriter, Jobs, Glasgow, 2140
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New Business Trading Underwriter - Glasgow

Insurance Companies - General Insurance
Ref: 2140 Date Posted: Monday 04 Sep 2017

HR Consultancy is working exclusively with this leading insurance company in their search for a New Business Trading Underwriter for their Glasgow office.

The role:

  • Trade new business, or renewals and mid-term adjustments of varying complexity up to authority and binder limits. Authority level is reflective of knowledge, experience and qualifications.
  • Provide superior service to brokers, ensuring service standards are achieved.
  • Contribute towards business income & gross written premium (GWP) objectives whilst working towards the business’s annual target loss ratios.
  • Handle referral cases above the authority levels of trading underwriters & assistant trading underwriters whilst adhering to individual authority level.
  • Feedback market intelligence to the regional director, regional sales manager & wider team.
  • Work collaboratively with other parts of the organisation when required.
  • Support the development of profitable intermediary relationships to develop and retain business.
  • Maintain technical, legal and market knowledge and develop personal knowledge, skills and technical underwriting authority.


The Person: 

  • In depth experience working as a commercial underwriter
  • High level of commercial insurance knowledge plus class of insurance knowledge specific to team and products traded.
  • In-depth knowledge of Scottish external market
  • ACII qualified or willing to work toward  
  • Proven track record of delivering financial targets  
  • Knowledge of market wordings
  • Knowledge of terrorism rules and practices
  • Reporting, data and MI production



This position comes with a competitive salary to £38,000 and benefits package.