Assistant Underwriter

Recruiter
QBE Financial
Location
Birmingham
Posted
27 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

To support the underwriters, senior underwriter and regional underwriting manager by completing admin tasks, including pre and post bind activity

  • Be aware of the annual business plan for the portfolio and its context to be able to make decisions appropriately:
  • Contribute, as required, to the planning process through research and project work
  • Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met
  • Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimise risk and maximise efficiency
  • Contribute to recording and measurement of insurance risks to ensure accuracy and good practise
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders including customers, brokers, business partners and colleagues, to maximise influence
  • Develop a knowledge of market dynamics and market cycles to be able to operate effectively and appropriately
  • Meet business objectives, including:

    negotiating rates, terms and conditions for existing and new business

    managing production and issue of contract certainty documentation

    ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and guidelines

    ensuring contribution to the business plan and objectives

  • Participate in the review and analysis of the portfolio to identify progress toward business objectives
  • Contribute to the aggregate management and peer review processes to encourage and develop excellence