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    Position: Senior Development Underwriter (Tech) – New business
    Location: London  –  in the office up to 1-2 days per week. The London office will be your hub where team & collaboration time will take place

    About our client:
    Our client is a leading brand in the insurance market, recognised as setting the standards others try to emulate. They consistently deliver strong growth and exceptional returns, recruiting only the very best and empowering them to deliver. We are known for insuring the homes of the rich and famous through to the most innovative technology companies. Our customers are diverse and unique and are only united by our ability to provide specialist insurance tailored to their needs.

    The role purpose:
    Our client has an established reputation underwriting Professional Indemnity, Cyber and Property and Casualty lines and they have grown a substantial book of business to date. The market is growing exponentially and they want to make the most of the opportunity by adding a specialist Senior Development Underwriter with a focus on sales and broker account management. You will be responsible for driving the profitable growth of the London business at a time when we have ambitious growth plans. You will join an established and high performing team underwriting larger and more complex UK business.

    What you’ll be doing:
    For this role our client is looking for someone who has a proven track record in broker relationships, ideally in the London retail market. They want to work with an energetic and driven person with a broad knowledge who also has the desire to share their knowledge to help support a team of underwriters. This role will offer a fantastic platform for someone looking for their next role to progress their career to a leadership role within the business.

    • Being recognised as an experienced underwriter within London by your brokers
    • Promoting our clients products in the London region, including training of local underwriters and brokers as required
    • Coaching and mentoring less experienced underwriters helping them build sales and account management knowledge
    • Underwriting larger, more complex new business cases consistently and profitably. 
    • Leading underwriting and sales visits to larger clients and prospects
    • Providing leadership to ensure that the target retention rate for the region is achieved.
    • Developing close, effective relationships with brokers to develop new opportunities to contribute to the team new business target
    • Increasing submission & conversion numbers through large client prospecting
    • Keeping abreast of the competitive landscape from market moves to new product launches



    • Experience in Technology, Media or Emerging Sectors is desirable but not essential.



    • Excellent knowledge of the insurance market, industry, competitors, Brokers and factors that can affect the market including soft/hard markets
    • Ideally ACII qualified or exempt through relevant experience as defined by the FCA
    • Excellent relationship management and sales skills
    • Leads underwriting and sales visits to larger clients and prospects
    • Coaches and mentors less experienced underwriters in underwriting and sales skills         

    Diversity and flexible working :
    Our client cares about their people. They hire the best people for the job and they 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  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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