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    Role Title: Motor Fleet /Trade Renewals Underwriter      

    Location: Hertfordshire   

    Salary: Upto £60k


    Role Summary and Purpose


    To achieve income and profit objectives by supporting the technical management of the Motor Fleet account and by delivering an efficient case underwriting service to brokers


    Key Tasks and Responsibilities


    • Deal with Fleet renewals by producing terms and retaining acceptable business. Conduct regular case reviews to ensure that technical procedures and standards are always followed.
    • Enhance standing and presence locally by maintaining strong personal relationships with key directors and staff at the Region’s most important brokers.
    • Maintain personal knowledge of relevant technical issues.
    • Support the personal development of the underwriting staff in the Branch by delivering technical guidance.
    • Undertake referral cases above the authority levels of Underwriters, Assistant Underwriters & Technicians whilst adhering to individual authority level.
    • Contribute to the technical knowledge of the Company by feeding back technical and commercial market intelligence to the Regional Director & wider team.
    • Work collaboratively with other parts of the organisation, especially the claims and survey teams, when required.


    Role Requirements & Skills


    Skills / Competencies

    • Understanding your insurance market – at least 3 years’ experience in underwriting
    • Proven broker account development and management
    • Being able to negotiate flexibly and appropriately
    • Effective selling skills 
    • Demonstrates a range of influencing and negotiation approaches
    • Risk Perception
    • Pricing of risk accordingly
    • Successfully developing effective trading relationships
    • Consistently achieving goals and objectives
    • Trading successfully in the insurance marketplace
    • Experience working across functions / matrix organisation to collaborate and build strong relationships


    • Minimum – Cert CII (Dip CII, or progress towards, is preferred)


    • The job holder will have at least 3 years Motor Fleet/Trade Underwriting experience, strong interpersonal skills and work in a structured, planned manner.


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