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  • High Value Schemes Insurance Underwriter

  • Ref: CS420
  • Location: Wirral
  • Type: Permanent / Full-time
  • Salary: Per Annum
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Our well established client is looking for an Insurance Underwriter to work within their High Value Schemes Department. Working 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, you will enjoy a host of employee benefits, joining a great team in fantastic offices (however homeworking may be initially required due to Covid), with a competitive salary. Our client will even support you in taking your CII qualification if you don't already have this. You will report to the High Value Schemes Manager and operating strictly within FCA Principles and Guidelines, you will review policy documents and make underwriting decisions in line with company’s guidelines and rating process. To ensure that queries are reviewed and followed up, ensuring excellent customer services is provided.

Duties will include:
Assess and gather background information on individual risks
To input data accurately and maintain records efficiently providing general administration and clerical support to QGU (including the HVS scheme)
Review and Interrogate proposal forms and calculate possible risk
Within underwriting guidelines and parameters, calculate individual’s / organisation’s insurance premium
Review and decide clients' suitability for insurance cover
Check insured’s previous claim history, if any, and comment accordingly
Liaise with surveyors regarding risk assessment
Develop relationships with key stakeholders, liaising with sales team, brokers and insurers regarding individual risks
Make any outgoing calls as required to relevant parities and liaise with any internal departments as deemed necessary.
Gain knowledge by gathering information and / or reports from surveyors to make underwriting decisions.
Specify any conditions to be imposed, as appropriate
To ensure a high standard of service is offered to all clients, at all times
To adhere to all QGU processes, ensuring applications are dealt with efficiently and relevant referrals are made to Line Manager when appropriate.
To maintain professional competence by complying at all times with the Companies Training and Competency Procedures
Undertake any other duties as reasonably required
Skills/ Experience Required:
Experience of making underwriting recommendations and decisions in a similar insurance environment.
Ability to make accurate underwriting recommendations based on the information supplied, in line with company guidelines and rating system.
Good knowledge of FCA Principles and how they relate to the role
High level of technical skills in order to use of personal computers and related software applications
Numerical aptitude to perform simple accounting procedures
Demonstrable ability to use own initiative
Ability to develop and maintain accurate files and records
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
Planning, organising and co-ordinating skills
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Demonstrable ability to use own initiative
Ability to motivate self and influence others.
Flexible in personal approach.
Problem Solving experience
Commitment to undertake CII exams as deemed appropriate for the role.
If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role and are interested, please forward a copy of your CV to admin@jfrecruit.co.uk.
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Job: 'High Value Schemes Insurance Underwriter' // Job URL: 'http://www.jfrecruit.co.uk/view-jobs/high-value-schemes-insurance-underwriter' // Job Ref: 'CS420'