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    Job Title – Commercial Underwriting Manager
    Contract – Permanent
    Salary – GBP45,000 to GBP60,000
    Location – Essex
    Industry – Insurance

    Our reputable client is offering an ideal opportunity for an ambitious individual keen to lead the Commercial Underwriting to its next level development and growth.
    Job Purpose:
    The role focuses on providing UK insurance brokers with a wide range of schemes for specialist and non-standard risks across a wide and varied selection of trades and specialisms. Currently in an exciting period of growth and expansion, it now seeks additional expertise to add value and strength to its underwriting proposition.
    The Commercial Underwriting Manager will play a vital and supporting role in the business management within the Group’s commercial MGA, looking after a portfolio for both direct and wholesale clients. There are specific responsibilities for scheme underwriting and all activities connected with it, through the profitable acquisition and retention of business.
    · Sales: New Business, Renewals and MTAs
    · Clients: SME Direct and SME Wholesale
    · Schemes: Property owners, office, shop, catering, Taxi base office, churches, professional indemnity, tradesman
    · Premium sizes: GBP100 – GBP10,000+
    · Markets: Binding authority, London markets and Lloyds
    · Systems: Internal software house, insurer portals, Open Gi
    · Ad hoc: Training, Broker access, multiple social events throughout the year, work hard play hard culture
    Key Result Areas
    · Sales & Marketing
    · Administration
    · Working Together
    · Competencies Development
    · Communication Skills
    Candidate Profile
    · Underwriting business in accordance with delegated and binding authorities granted to the company
    · Achieving volume and loss ratio targets, as agreed with individual insurers
    · Quoting new business, assessing risks and underwriting from a cover and rating basis within risk appetite; providing contract certainty, territories, underwriting performance, limits of liability
    · Acting as support / referral point to Mercury SME team and external brokers
    · Working with 120+ existing brokers to form lasting relationships and trust
    · Producing and maintaining underwriting files for both internal and external viewing and to prepare for audit
    · Working in-house system to produce certificates, policy workings and bordereaux

    If you have the relevant experience for this role or know someone who does then please contact us on 0203 411 8430 or email us at admin@lawesgroup.co.uk

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