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    Job title: Senior Underwriter

    Salary: £55,000

    Location: London – hybrid working

    Purpose of role:

    Due to an exciting time of growth, our client has new opportunities available within their commercial underwriting team. Excellent opportunity for a proven property and casualty underwriter to further develop their technical underwriting expertise through underwriting unique Commercial Combined risks as part of a fast growing and successful team in the London market.


    Key responsibilities:

    • Develop, negotiate and profitably underwrite new/existing business within own authority and in line with our clients’ strategy.
    • Provide embedded underwriting support at partner and customer sites if required.
    • Plan, prioritise and manage individual work to deliver agreed objectives and meet SLA’s to deliver exceptional customer service.
    • Act as referral point for the team providing coaching, training in an appropriate time frame
    • Use the appropriate method of communication (telephone, face to face) to support our client’s right first time approach in order to maintain successful Internal and External relationships.
    • Working with some of the most high profile brokers in the UK to build your personal profile and maintain and develop our clients’ excellent broker relationships
    • Act on individual audit results and agreed action plans within agreed deadlines to improve own performance
    • Understand and operate within regulatory framework and identify and escalate any risks to the business.
    • Identify complaints, act upon them and resolve in line with company policy.
    • Conduct audits and provide feedback, coaching and training as appropriate
    • Provide team manager support as and when required.
    • Manage a defined caseload
    • Actively expand personal technical and niche knowledge both informally (networking internally and externally, internet, industry press) and formally (In-house training, CII, CPD)



    • A competitive salary
    • Flexible working
    • Group Personal Pension – up to 12% employer contribution
    • Generous annual bonus scheme up to 24%
    • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and a holiday buy and sell scheme
    • An array of health and wellbeing benefits, including private healthcare, income protection and life assurance
    • Up to £300 annual personal grant to a charity of your choice
    • Encouraged to take at least one volunteering day per year
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Full study support to gain professional qualifications
    • Knowledge, skills and experience
    • Qualified Dip CII or commitment to achieve within an agreed timescale
    • Market, Industry and Company knowledge
    • A proven track record of delivering exceptional customer service
    • Appropriate IT skills
    • Strong verbal communication skills
    • Experience of acting as a coach within a commercial environment
    • Experience of effective stakeholder management within a commercial environment

    If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0203 411 8430 or email us at admin@lawesgroup.co.uk





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