Assistant Trade Credit Risk Underwriter (12 Month Contract)

01 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Trade Credit Risk Underwriter - Trade Credit ( 12 Month Contract)

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 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 for QBE you will underwrite and develop business in accordance with the business plan. This is an excellent opportunity for you to work closely with key stakeholders to help grow the QBE Trade Credit book.

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

Cultivating and maintaining positive relationships with agents and brokers
Research and project work to support the new business process - identifying opportunities for growth
Minimising risk and maximising efficiency by adhering to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice
Properly recording and measuring insurance risks
Working with brokers and customers to negotiate rates, terms and conditions on new business opportunities
Presenting to prospects and brokers on QBE's products and offering
Producing and issuing contract certainty documentation
Ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and guidelines
Reviewing and analysing the broker performance to identify progress toward business objectives
Contributing to the peer review processes to encourage and develop excellence

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

Experience in Underwriting
Knowledge of the UK Trade Credit market
Intermediate level understanding of relevant software, including Powerpoint, Excel and other departmental software packages
Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements (specific reference to FCA / Lloyds regulation)
Experienced in the use of risk profiling and pricing tools and loss models
Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with agents and brokers
Strong technical underwriting skills and sales acumen
Strong negotiating skills
Degree certification or equivalent
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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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.