• Commerical Underwriter - Schemes

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    Closing Date
    Advertised Range (External)
    Up to £43,000 Depending on Experience
    Permanent Full-Time
    Location : City
  • Job Purpose

    Commercial Underwriter - Schemes: Having once again been awarded the ‘ServiceMark’ accreditation by the Institute of Customer Service demonstrates the true measure of the efforts of our teams in Commercial Schemes who go above and beyond in focussing on the needs of our customers.  We are looking for a Commercial Underwriter based in Gloucester who has past experience of working within the commercial insurance area and brokers.


    As a Commercial Underwriter - Schemes, you'll be working on projects that grow the profitability and income of the Ageas business and manage referrals for motor trade and fleet schemes with scheme value up to £10million.  The Commercial Schemes team work in partnership with clients to make the most of every scheme insurance opportunity.  Whether it’s working with us as a panel insurer, or on an individual basis we listen to what our clients and customers need and design bespoke insurance products to meet their needs.  Within this role you'll work in partnership with our brokers in terms of managing the relationships so that they and us get the best out of each other.  This means being excellent at improving the Commercial Schemes profile by partnering the business both externally and with internal stakeholders across a number of functions and UK locations.


    To be successful in being considered for the Commercial Underwriter  - Schemes you need:

    • Have a minimum of 3 years commercial insurance experience and of working with brokers, along with ACII/Diploma or similar level of technical insurance qualification or actively working towards it - desirable.
    • Have great relationship management or business partnering experience. You’ll be skilful in communicating, negotiating and use your technical commercial insurance expertise to effectively account manage schemes to achieve business goals.
    • Have great organisational skills and experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Be smart when it comes to numeracy, particularly when analysing scheme financials, underwriting and reporting data, have a high competency of using Excel to manipulate data that drives informed decisions, including bordereau.
    • Be an expert when it comes to assessing technical risk, applying regulatory requirements within the commercial insurance sphere and in making decisions within your authority on all aspects of the products you handle.
    • Skilled in commercial underwriting, experience in commercial motor, property, pecuniary and liability classes of insurance..
    • You’ll be proficient in policy and endorsement wording reviews.
    • You’ll be familiar in drafting product documentation and in 3rd party reporting ie Elto and MID.
    • Be willing to travel between sites and anywhere in UK, including overnight as required.

    Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy in the Commercial Underwriter - Schemes position in Gloucester:

    Our people enjoy a comprehensive range of flexible benefit options such as a company pension, 23 days’ holiday (rising to 25 days after 3 years) with the ability to buy an additional 5 days, a personal car lease option, health and dental plans, 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 #Ageas UK

    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.


    Click on the ‘Apply button’ to be considered for our Commercial Underwriter - Schemes opportunity at Ageas in Gloucester



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