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  • Ref: CS421
  • Location: Wirral
  • Type: Permanent / Full-time
  • Salary: Per Annum
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Our well established client is looking for an Insurance Underwriter to join their team. 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 competitive salary. 

Under supervision from Underwriting Management and operating strictly within FSA Principles and Guidelines, the jobholder will review policy documents and make underwriting recommendations in line with company’s guidelines and rating process. To ensure that queries are reviewed and followed up, ensuring excellent customer services is provided.
Overview of Responsibilities
Assess and gather background information on individual risks
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
Gather information and / or reports from surveyors
Specify any conditions to be imposed, as appropriate
To ensure a high standard of service is offered to all clients, at all times
Undertake any other duties as reasonably required
Experience / Skills 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 of Underwriter
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
If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role and are interested, please forward a copy of your CV to
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