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    Job title: Business Development Manager (Insurance Underwriting)

    Salary: to £55,000

    Location: Home based, Scotland

    Purpose of the role:

    • Develop relationships with new and existing brokers.
    • Undertake reviews to identify areas for improvement and agree actions to optimise profitability.
    • Offer advice on various classes of commercial insurance risks including property, liabilities, motor, etc.
    • Plan, forecast and targets to achieve the strategic business plan.
    • Liase closely with management and company underwriters.
    • Identify new business and sales opportunities.
    • Attend network events.
    • Seeking broker and market feedback.


    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a commercial insurance sales environment.
    • Strong relationships within Scottish broker sector.
    • Technical underwriting knowledge – SME/mid size risks – commercial property, EL, PL, motor, business interruption, etc.
    • Proven track record of working to sales targets.
    • Understand general and legal principles of insurance.
    • Full UK driving licence.
    • Understand the relevant regulatory and legal frameworks.
    • Customer focused approach.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Able to work independently and use initiative.
    • Able to work flexibly to achieve tight deadlines/targets with good organisation skills.
    • Computer literate.
    • Acturis experience would be beneficial.
    • CII qualifications would be advantageous.
    • The ability to manage own diary and workload whilst working to tight deadlines with accuracy. 


    • Competitive salary
    • Holiday entitlement of 26 days plus bank holidays.
    • Realistic opportunity for career progression
    • Pension scheme
    • Competitive bonus
    • Mileage allowance
    • Assistance with professional qualifications

    For more information on this role, please contact elaine.mccrink@lawesgroup.co.uk or call me on 0141 327 0074


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