Ageas (UK) Limited

Regional Development Underwriter

Job Ref
200550317-5883
Closing Date
29/10/2017
Advertised Range (External)
£37k to £43k
Type
Permanent Full-Time
Department
Underwriting
Manchester

Job Purpose

As the Regional Development Underwriter you’ll have the opportunity of further extending our footprint in the market by leading on a number of projects that will shape the future of our business by developing new broker relationships.  

 

The successful Regional Development Underwriter will work in partnership with stakeholders and brokers providing an on-site underwriting service for the Ageas business and driving the strategic growth of our broker division, which generates c.£1bn of revenue.  You'll take ownership of managing the development the broker portfolios for Commercial Lines insurance products and facilitate the introduction of new business between Brokers and our Commercial Underwriting teams.

 

Here are some of the Regional Development Underwriter responsibilities:

 

  • Selecting and balancing the technical and competitive pricing rates.
  • Negotiating pricing terms and contractual agreements.
  • Managing risk, referring unusual cases for high authority limits and providing monthly report updates
  • Some of your internal partners will be stakeholders, brokers, Claims & Pricing functions
  • Meeting on a regular basis with broker panels in order to develop a profitable and mutually beneficial relationship whilst identifying growth opportunities 

 

The skills and experience you need to be successful:

 

  • ACII Qualified or working towards this
  • Previous experience of working within a multi-divisional, matrix insurance business
  • A wealth of experience is building and maintaining relationships with brokers and stakeholders
  • Excellent Commercial Property & Liability underwriting skills
  • Good understanding of insurance distribution channels
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills

 

About Ageas - #AgeasUK

 

We’re an award winning global financial services business and we’re very proud of our success. Our UK background is in supplying insurance solutions to eight million customers. Distributing Personal and Commercial products through brokers, intermediaries, affinity partners, the internet and through our own wholly or part-owned companies trading as Ageas Retail - with brands including Castle Cover, Back Me Up, Kwik Fit Insurance Services, Express Insurance and RIAS - and we partner with some well-known brands such as Virgin Money, General Motors and John Lewis. Ageas UK also holds a 50.1% share in Tesco Underwriting, providing home and motor insurance to Tesco Bank customers.

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