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    Ref:VR/34415/GB

    Job Title – Senior Schemes Underwriter
    Contract – Permanent
    Salary – GBP40,000 – GBP50,000
    Location – Surrey
    Industry – Insurance, Underwriting 

    Our client is seeking a Senior Schemes Underwriter, who we are looking to join our existing team to assist in the management of their rapidly growing delegated authority schemes business. The successful applicant will need to have a minimum of 5 year’s experience in an underwriting type role and have an awareness of all commercial classes of business.

    The candidate will work closely with the team to:

    – Review existing and new scheme business to ensure we continue to act within binder authority set by insurers (but also assist in working with insurers to write the right risks which fall outside of standard acceptance)
    – Sign off referrals, check quotations and documentation
    – Take an active role in our internal audit programme
    – Provide guidance/training to staff – through daily queries and regular workshops/training sessions (Including providing assistance and guidance to the existing Assistant Schemes Underwriter)
    – Be involved in the development of new and existing schemes including competitor analysis
    Assist with the existing relationship and acquisition of new key customers

    Skills & Experience:

    – A minimum 5 years Commercial Insurance Underwriting experience, from an Insurer, MGA or Insurance Broker.
    – Experience in underwriting business on a delegated authority basis is ideal but not essential.
    – Insurance Qualified
    – Strong IT skills (Experience with OpenGI System is an advantage)
    – Strong communication skills, confident to build relationships with brokers and clients
    – Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
    – Numerical aptitude, confident to apply rating and terms
    – The ability to think outside the box and `trade in respect of the right risk
    – Organisation
    – They do not like Job Hoppers more than 3 roles in 2 years – without a reason

    Benefits:

    – 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing by 1 day per year to a maximum of 33 days
    – Stakeholder pension scheme
    – Flexitime System – up to 10 flex days per year
    – Office hours are 8am to 6pm with 7 hour shifts + 1 hour for lunch between these hours (8-4 / 9-5 / 10-6) on a rota basis
    – Performance review system

    If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 01992 445 710 or email us at admin@lawesgroup.co.uk 

    To view all Current Vacancies or for more information on our Refer a Friend scheme, contact one of our consultants or visit our website www.lawesgroup.co.uk

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