Property & Casualty Underwriter


    Location
    Yorkshire
    Date

    Arch Insurance Services Ltd

    Role
    Summary and Purpose

    To achieve income and profit objectives through the delivery of an efficient case underwriting service to brokers through regular on-site broker development, supporting the technical management of the regional account in conjunction with the regional strategy, financial plan and personal objectives.

    Key Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Adherence to the 4 Call Process to maximise opportunities arising
    • Achieve Bottom Line, Top Line and Expense targets by managing and operating to the Key Performer Indicators of the region.
    • Enhance Arch’s standing and presence locally by establishing and maintaining strong personal relationships with key directors and staff at the Region’s most important brokers.
    • Display strong negotiation skills that aide conversion and relationships with our key brokers.
    • Maintain and enhance personal knowledge of relevant technical issues.
    • Contribute to the technical knowledge of the Company by feeding back technical and commercial market intelligence to the Regional Director & wider team.
    • Work collaboratively with other parts of the organisation, especially the claims and survey teams, when required.

    Role Requirements & Skills

    Skills / Competencies

    • Experience in underwriting
    • New Business Underwriting preferred
    • Proven broker relationships
    • Proven Track Record in Underwriting Development
    • Ability to negotiate flexibly and appropriately
    • Effective selling skills
    • Demonstrates a range of influencing and negotiation approaches
    • Risk perception/Risk selection skills
    • Pricing of risk accordingly
    • Successfully developing effective trading relationships
    • Consistent achieving of goals and objectives
    • Experience working across functions / matrix organisation to collaborate and build strong relationships
    • Operational effectiveness and efficiency
    • Clear and effective communication
    • Minimum A level standard preferred
    • Professional Certification – progress towards ACII preferred
    • Full clean driving licence
    • The job holder will have at least 5 years’ experience in the Commercial Insurance industry, strong interpersonal skills and work in a structured, organised and planned manner.