Motor Trade Underwriter
St Albans, Hertfordshire
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Motor Trade Underwriter St Albans up to £50,000 plus excellent benefits
We are acting exclusively with a highly reputable Insurer who is actively seeking an experienced Motor Trade Underwriter to join their organisation to achieve income and profit objectives by supporting the technical management of the Motor Trade account and by delivering an efficient case underwriting service to brokers.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities Achieve Profitability, Growth and Expense targets by managing and operating to the Key Performance Indicators of the region. Generate/retain Motor Trade New Business and Renewals by underwriting business within appetite Conduct regular case reviews to ensure that technical procedures and standards are always followed. Manage out poor performing risk to maximise the profitability of your portfolio. Enhance the companies standing and presence locally by establishing and maintaining strong personal relationships with key directors and staff at the Regions most important brokers. Maintain personal knowledge of relevant technical issues. Support the personal development of the underwriting staff in the Branch by delivering technical guidance. Undertake referral cases above the authority levels of Underwriters, Assistant Underwriters & Technicians whilst adhering to individual authority level. 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 Understanding your insurance market at least 7 years experience in underwriting (or broking) Proven broker account development and management Being able to negotiate flexibly and appropriately manage a profitable portfolio Win, renew and manage out individual cases and books of business. 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 Consistently achieving goals and objectives Trading successfully in the insurance marketplace Experience working across functions / matrix organisation to collaborate and build strong relationships
Experience Required Minimum Cert CII. Dip CII, or progress towards, is preferred The job holder will have at least 7 years Motor Trade Underwriting experience, strong interpersonal skills and work in a structured, planned manner.
Posted 27 days ago