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    Job title: Senior Underwriter
    Location: London 

    Salary: £75,000


    Purpose of role: 


    Our clients’ team of underwriters focus’ on Property and Special lines across the London Market, ranging from Household, Commercial Property, Flood, Major Property and Alternate Risk. As a high performing, diverse team, they are always looking to challenge themselves to deliver exceptional underwriting performance and quality.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Property Binders team as a Senior Underwriter, contributing to a significant line of business within the London market during favourable trading conditions. You’ll be part of a dynamic and established lead market, operating across multiple territories. If you like a challenge and work to high standards, this could be the role for you. Everyone is encouraged to think creatively, challenge the status quo and look for solutions.


    Key responsibilities:

    • Underwriting new and existing risk presented
    • Management of binding authorities
    • Contribute to portfolio management
    • Support the development of our clients’ products and refinement of their pricing
    • Develop new business across the US, Canada and Caribbean
    • Support in further development of their underwriting system, control processes and reporting suite
    • Conduct market and industry research to develop knowledge
    • Have established and well managed broker relationships
    • Attend client meetings and events to grow industry knowledge and sell the brand
    • Contribute to wordings and contract review process
    • Support with the account management and business planning



    • A winning attitude; hungry for knowledge, never satisfied and a passion for innovation
    • A team player; believes in achieving as a team, has empathy for others and approachable even in stressful times
    • Adaptable; Always looks for a better way, flexible in style and resilient to change
    • Strong mathematical literacy and interested in technical aspects of underwriting and pricing. 
    • A confident communicator with demonstrable communication skills both oral and written
    • Have a good understanding of catastrophe models and their impact in writing single risks or a portfolio of risks
    • Have a keen interest in data analytics
    • A natural innovator who always looks for a better way to service their customer
    • Ability to prioritise work and manage effectively and accurately under pressure, ensuring that deadlines are met





    • Experience of portfolio management is essential
    • A long track record of delegated authority underwriting experience
    • Multi-class experience (Homeowners & Commercial and/or others
    • A-level Science or Maths as a minimum
    • A strong track record of working successfully in a team



    • ACII qualification is favourable
    • Experience as a lead market  


    Diversity and flexible working:


    Our client cares about their people. They hire the best people for the job and are committed to diversity and creating a truly inclusive culture, which they believe drives success. They also understand that working life doesn’t always have to be ‘nine to five’ and they support flexible working wherever they can.


    If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0203 411 8430 or email us at admin@lawesgroup.co.uk






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