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    Job title: Underwriter Manager

    Salary: £55,000

    Location: Surrey

    Purpose of Role:

    Our client’s Binder Management division seeks a skilled people manager to step into the role of Team Underwriting Manager – Private Clients, in a hybrid role.

    The primary objective of this role is to uphold the operational excellence of the Private Client Delegated Authority Agreements (DAA), encompassing servicing, underwriting, and administration, executed promptly, professionally, and efficiently. The ideal candidate will lead initiatives to identify and capitalize on opportunities aimed at augmenting the company’s insurance revenue. Additionally, they will provide technical guidance and assistance to the team. On a day-to-day basis, the Team Underwriting Manager will steer the team to meet all business objectives effectively. They will also ensure adherence to compliance standards, guaranteeing that the team operates within the necessary regulations and protocols. Ultimately, the Team Underwriting Manager assumes a crucial role in guiding and maintaining the operational efficiency of the Private Client Delegated Authority Agreements. 

    Key responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the day-to-day servicing, growth, and compliance of Private Client DAA.
    • Lead the team, conducting 1:1s, appraisals, and team meetings.
    • Administer tasks in accordance with insurer procedures.
    • Process, record, and confirm instructions promptly and efficiently.
    • Authorize documentation within the granted authority under the DAA.
    • Provide weekly updates and management information.
    • Identify under-insurance and potential gaps in client cover. Ensure DAAs are fit for purpose and offer feedback to insurers on product development.
    • Adhere to regulatory requirements and company procedures.
    • Maintain positive relationships with clients, colleagues, insurers, and suppliers.
    • Conduct compliance monitoring and auditing.
    • Oversee recruitment and induction training for new employees. Identify training needs and development opportunities for team members.
    • Support activities and initiatives within the Private Client Division.
    • Participate in ongoing training to stay informed about technical, legal, and market developments.
    • Cultivate and enhance personal knowledge and skills through CPD.
    • Promptly report issues beyond authority or experience level.
    • Assist with additional duties as reasonably requested.
    • Uphold good working relationships and sustain team morale consistently. 

    Rewards & Benefits: 

    In addition to an attractive salary, dynamic teams, and promising career pathways, they provide an array of benefits.

    These include:

    • A minimum of 25 days of holiday, along with bank holidays, and the option to ‘purchase’ an additional 5 days
    • Participation in a defined contribution pension scheme
    • Life insurance coverage
    • Income protection
    • Health Cash Plan

    Moreover, they offer:

    • An Employee Stock Purchase plan, allowing the acquisition of company shares at a discounted rate
    • A Share Incentive plan, approved by HMRC, facilitating tax-effective stock purchases
    • Critical illness cover
    • Reduced-rate gym memberships
    • Access to a discounted voucher portal, facilitating savings on your weekly shopping or major purchases
    • Emergency back-up family care services

    If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact me now on 07458 162842 or email at joe@lawesgroup.co.uk





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