Assistant Underwriter X 2 - Commercial Motor

QBE Financial
04 Mar 2019
18 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Underwriter X 2 - Commercial Motor

Stafford, ST16 2AX

QBE's European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business. Active in both the Lloyd's and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an Assistant Underwriter to join our team, this is your chance to create your career in an exciting environment where anything is possible. Are you ready to grow your career with us? As an Assistant Underwriter you will underwrite and develop the SME motor account, underwriting business in accordance with QBE SME business plan; whilst providing support on a technical and administrative level.

Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Underwrite new and existing Motor products
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and existing customers
  • Support the development of cross class business opportunities
  • Participate in the review and analysis of the portfolio to identify progress towards business plan
  • Positively promote the department, division and company as a whole, in order to maximise brand leverage
  • Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met
  • Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimise risk and maximise efficiency
  • Keep abreast of market dynamics and demonstrate market cycle awareness to be able to operate effectively

You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Technical Motor experience
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent ?
  • Desire to gain knowledge and skills in underwriting environment
  • Strong negotiation skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Organised approach with ability to work to deadlines
  • Exceptional service skills and proven track record of maintaining relationships
  • Market awareness and broker development acumen
  • An understanding of the value of transacting business efficiently
  • Experience of working on E-trade platforms advantageous

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job. Search for QBE on Vercida to learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion programmes and policies.

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