• Fleet Development Underwriter - Manchester

    Job Ref
    560718-6579
    Closing Date
    27/7/2018
    Advertised Range (External)
    c.£40,000 plus flexible benefits
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Department
    Underwriting
    Location : City
    Manchester
  • Job Purpose

    Fleet Development Underwriter - Manchester: The Ageas fleet underwriting team based in Manchester are looking for an experienced Fleet Development Underwriter to join the commercial team at a very exciting time. This Fleet Development Underwriter opportunity is a broker facing and trading position, where you’ll be joining a flourishing team in managing and growing broker fleet accounts.  You'll have authority to focus on larger relationships as well as the autonomy to identify new business opportunities. Our strategy is to continue to grow our commercial business and the team are leading the way on motor fleet underwriting by actively seeking out new markets to trade with, and helping brokers grow their accounts.

     

    This Fleet Development Underwriter opportunity will play a key part in delivering our growth targets. With our drive to be even better than previous years, we need a commercially-focussed Fleet Development Underwriter who thrives on building great broker relationships and has a strong trading background, backed up by the technical expertise to act as a mentor and referral point to other team members.

     

    Here’s what the Fleet Development Underwriter opportunity involves:

    • Driving Ageas’ strategy and proposition to deliver optimum GWP and profitability.
    • Delivering the planned growth by working with a panel of key brokers, balancing case and account underwriting, across new business and renewals.
    • Proactively spending time with our brokers developing flexible, cost effective solutions that meet their needs, adding value and prospecting new cases.
    • You’ll be involved in broker business events which may include new and existing brokers where you’ll actively and professionally be involved in sharing and selling our propositions and raising our profile in the market.
    • A lot of forward thinking, planning and engagement with colleagues means you’ll be helping to design and deliver plans for your broker panel, agreeing milestones and identifying opportunities for change, or where we can prosper and grow.
    • It goes without saying that you’ll have extensive experience and enjoy acting as a role model, coaching and mentoring colleagues and sharing your technical knowledge through referrals and ad-hoc discussions.

    Here’s some of the benefits we offer in this Fleet Development Underwriter position;

    Our people enjoy a comprehensive range of flexible benefit options such as a company pension, 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27 days after 3 years) with the ability to buy an additional 5 days, a personal car lease option, health and dental plans, private medical insurance, life assurance of 4 x salary with the option to flex up or down, and a discretionary annual bonus.  Our people enjoy discounted gym membership as well as discounts with a wide range of retailers through our partner Perkz.com and make the most of our Wellbeing activities and Sports and Social Club events.

     

    About #AgeasUK

    We’re an award-winning, international insurer with key markets in Europe and Asia and go back a fair bit too - almost 200 years.  Fast-forward to today and we’re proud to be one of Europe’s top 20 insurance companies.  Our UK team of 4,000, stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our most important people – our customers.  We’re recognised for our excellent insurance cover and being easy and straightforward to deal with. Plus, we understand the need for choice, which is why our insurance can be bought with us directly, and through aggregator sites as well as through our broker relationships and our leading partnership brands.  We have around 5 million customers and have a first-class attitude when it comes to being there for them when they need us most.   Don’t just take our word for all this though.  We’ve scooped a Gold Standard Insurance Award for the last nine years running which speaks volumes about our dedicated teams across our UK offices based in London, Manchester, Stoke, Gloucester, Eastleigh, Bournemouth and Port Solent.

     

    Please click the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application for this Fleet Development Underwriter opportunity at Ageas in Manchester.

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