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Senior Motor Fleet Underwriter

Job details

  • Reference
  • MG41071
  • Location
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job Type
  • Permanent
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One of the UK's finest insurance providers is currently looking for a trading fleet underwriter to deal with new enquiries and renewals as well as training and coaching colleagues.

The insurer you will be joining values supporting diversity and inclusion and bringing together the best talent and delivering outstanding service to everyone. As a global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services this insurer operates from a network of offices across the UK. Their teams care for a huge range of customers helping them to protect against life's uncertainties. Their market leading products are trusted by millions.

You will need to have good experience as a commercial fleet underwriter that can write mid-market size cases with premiums starting at £250k. Strong trading and relationship building skills alongside a driven nature to achieve stretching targets. Quality, customer care with a pro-active confident personality are essential. You will be dealing with key strategic partners in maximising new business and retaining existing clients through bespoke large case management.

What will the role involve?

  • Underwriting complex larger fleet risks and other commercial motor classes
  • Delivering planned financial results through effective underwriting
  • Building effective trading relationship with Brokers
  • Identifying poorly performing accounts and investigating reasons
  • Improvement of profitability by implementing actions agreed with brokers
  • Development of colleagues through coaching and acting as senior reference point

Suitable Candidate:

  • 5-3 years of Commercial Fleet Underwriting experience is essential
  • Experience of working with larger fleet cases
  • Progress towards CII qualification
  • Strong trading capability with business acumen
  • Pragmatic decision making with good analytical and numerical reasoning skills
  • Proven ability in decision making on a wide range of underwriting scenarios
  • Experience of working in teams and a successful record of delivery results

Additional benefits and information:

  • Annual bonus scheme - typically 7.5% of basic salary
  • Pension with employer contributions
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flex benefit options around pension and live cover, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, health, dental, critical illness
  • Interest free season ticket loan scheme (train)

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Mark Wilbur

Mark Wilbur

Senior Consultant

Southampton office

023 8063 8046