Property & Casualty Underwriter


    Arch Insurance Services Ltd

    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.