Assistant Underwriter

Kent, West Malling
£16000 - £20000 per annum + DOE + Benefits
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Nicola Roberts
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with an established medium sized business in the residential and commercial transaction space. The business operates across UK and Europe and is continuing to grow. They are seeking an Underwriter to join their business and assist with their continued high level of client services.

Duties involve:
*Assisting the Underwriting team with administrative tasks.
*Underwriting and providing a reasonable premium based upon the risk involved.
*Drafting policy documents.
*Carrying out research tasks.
*Chasing quotations that are yet to be converted.
*Data entry on our in-house systems.
*Responding promptly & efficiently to all customers using various communication methods/systems including answering technical queries.
*Carry out all tasks in line with stipulated processes, procedures & authority limits.
*Work effectively with all stakeholders (including brokers and solicitors) to ensure risks are processed without undue delay.

*A team player with strong interpersonal skills, keen with enthusiasm and drive.
*Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
*Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
*Some office/administrative experience.
*Flexible approach and ability to recognise and adapt to changing business requirements.
*Educated to GCSE/Standard Grade level or equivalent.
*Accuracy and attention to detail.
*Good organisation skills with ability to work to deadlines.
*Must be proactive and able to work within a team environment.
*Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel (Intermediate) and PowerPoint.
*Previous underwriting experience is essential.
*Proven attention to detail.
*Ability to work within strict deadlines to ensure turnaround times are met.

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