Package Underwriter

  • Location
    Dudley, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 21000 - £ 27000 / Year
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - General Administration & Clerical
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Package Underwriter

Based in Brierley Hill
£21,000 - £27,000

Permanent Position

Full Time

We are looking for a package underwriter to trade proactively as part of a team to produce quotes in line with Service Level Agreements. You will be responsible for achieving growth targets and supporting retention of existing business in line with technical and compliance guidelines. To improve customer experience and maintain broker and partner relationships.

Our ideal candidate would have a good understanding of Package/ SME Underwriting or Broking. Having experience of delegated authority would be preferred but not essential, the candidate would also have an excellent work ethic, good communication and customer service skills. Ideally working towards Certification in Insurance professional qualification.

Typical duties include:

  • examining insurance proposals

  • collecting background information and assessments of risk

  • analysing statistical data using specialist computer programmes

  • writing quotes and negotiating the terms with brokers and clients

  • determining premiums

  • deciding the wording of policies and preparing insurance policy terms and conditions

  • liaising with insurance brokers by phone and email

  • Building and maintaining excellent working relationships and delivering excellent customer service.

  • Organising own work loads and diary management to a high level.

  • Point of call for underwriting queries from insurance agents by phone and email

  • Inviting and following up renewals

  • New Business quotation, as well as NTU and MTA administration, in line with your licence level.

Key skills for insurance underwriters

  • Analytical skills

  • Good maths and statistics skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • IT skills

  • Good judgement

  • Negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to use initiative and works well under pressure.

In return you will benefit from:

  • Onsite parking

  • Basic salary of £21,000 - £27,000

  • 23 days holiday

  • Flexi time scheme

  • Simply health cash plan

  • Qualification assistance

  • Company Pension

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Intu discount card

The above role is based on a permanent full time basis with an ASAP start available. Hours of work Monday to Friday 9.00AM - 5:00PM. To apply please email or by phone on 01384 456782.

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Please apply with your CV to: Georgia Taylor