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Assistant Underwriter (MAT cover)

  • Job ref:

    UWCH_1662998093

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Operations

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kara Moore

  • Email:

    kara.moore@thejmgroup.com

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    12M

  • Consultant:

    Kara Moore

Job Title: ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER (ACCIDENT & HEALTH)
Job Type: 12 M FTC
Location: City of London (hybrid arrangement)
Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

THE ROLE:

The JM Longbridge Group are working with a leading with insurance group, now looking to hire an Assistant Underwriter on a 12 M maternity cover.

This varied role will assist in the day-to-day running of their Accident & Health account, supporting the class underwriter with all underwriting duties, compliance, and binder management, premium, exposure and performance reporting, along with building and maintaining internal, external/client and third-party relationships.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Underwriting
*Monitor and review rate movements for key accounts
*Monitor and review individual risk loss ratio and performance for key accounts
*Monitor and report on aggregate exposures across the whole book
*Work towards underwriting authority for binder referrals on key accounts
*Monitor and file medical underwriting reports and record specific medical exclusions applied to risks
*Organise and co-ordinate regular policy wording and IPID reviews

Binder Management
*Manage and review written and paid premium profiling
*Liaising with conduct risk team to ensure regulatory reporting is being met
*Liaising with complaints team to feedback complaints trends to class underwriters
*Manage and review estimated premium incomes across the account
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*Build, develop and grow relationships with key cover holders

General Duties
*Oversee accuracy of A&H data entry undertaken by underwriting assistants and the central operations team
*Develop and co-ordinate a process manual for A&H oversight and administration
*Build and develop internal relationships with Actuarial, Claims, Compliance, and underwriting support teams
*Develop and build external relationships with key clients, brokers, third party administrators and assistance providers
*Attend internal and external client meetings and co-ordinate and follow up individuals actions
*Work on ad hoc research projects and data gathering for new business
*Be an active


REQUIREMENTS
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Essential
*Insurance experience
*Experience working in delegated underwriting team

Desirable
*Experience with working in retail consumer business
*Experience in the London Insurance Market

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
*3 A level's or equivalent
*High level of Excel skills

Desirable
*Professional Qualification - ACA/ACII

PERSONAL SKILLS
*Communicates confidently and clearly (verbally and written)
*Creates a positive impact with a range of stakeholders and colleagues both internally and externally
*Demonstrates strong analytical skills and the ability to understand, digest and communicate complex information quickly
*Is able to adopt effective influencing styles
*Actively maintains effective working relationships
*Ability and willingness to use initiative, and exercise appropriate judgement
*Ability to learn via self-study, seminars, on-the-job assignments, classroom training, on-line training
*Pro-active approach

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.