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    Job Title – Commercial Trading Underwriter
    Contract – Permanent
    Salary – GBP30,000 – GBP40,000
    Location – Leeds
    Industry – Insurance 

    Job Purpose:

    Deliver the team trading results through effective underwriting trading and building dynamic underwriting relationships with brokers.

    Key Accountabilities:

    – Delivery of planned financial result through effective underwriting of cases.
    – Demonstrate contribution to loss ratio control by effectively adhering to branch UW controls.
    – Build effective trading relationships with Brokers through trading activity to be recognised as a positive trading partner, contributing to achievement of results.
    – Identify poorly performing accounts and investigate reasons for lack of retention. Discuss actions with Senior Underwriter and implement actions to increase retention.
    – Contribute to the improvement of profitability by implementing actions agreed with brokers to improve account performance.
    – Contribute to the development of colleagues by coaching and acting as a reference point to assist in decision making within empowerment.


    – Strong trading capability – commercial awareness, negotiation skills, ability to build strong broker relationships.
    – Pragmatic decision maker with good analytical and numerical reasoning skills
    – Proven experience in decision making on a wide range of underwriting scenarios within a Commercial environment
    – Sound understanding of insurance market and processes across commercial lines insurance operations
    – Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    – Experience of working in teams and successful record of delivering results.
    – Extensive knowledge of the the companys product range

    Skills & Experience:

    – Progress towards CII qualification desirable
    – Excellent interpersonal skills

    If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0121 272 3291 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
    Please Note: Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications.

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