Development Underwriter

West Midlands, England
£80,000 - £100,000 annum

Job Details

Development Underwriter
Salary - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Midlands based with travel involved

An exciting opportunity has arisen for self-motivated Development Underwriter to join a successful, friendly and lively team for a recognised leading global insurance company. This is a perfect opportunity to develop a career within insurance.
The role of the Development Underwriter is to support the development plan for brokers based upon the defined opportunity and with the Head of Financial Lines and Broker Development Director to achieve the strategic aims and income goals outlined in the Broker Channel financial plan.
Duties of Development Underwriter:
* Provide and maintain a good level of underwriting, demonstrate a thorough knowledge of company guidelines and authority levels, including the MINT process and procedure guides in order to achieve profitability objectives.
* Underwrite complex new business within the defined underwriting authority.
* Actively manage and provide an efficient new business service to brokers to maintain good relationships and to achieve best outcome and win business.
* Responsible for the performance of the brokers developing robust relationships.
* Develop new broker relationships as identified and in conjunction with the Broker Development Director to demonstrate our capabilities to ensure preferred provider of insurance.
* Provide input into the Head Of Financial Lines reporting on broker activity and new business production.
* Provide a quarterly update to the Head of Financial Lines and Broker Development Director on key performance criteria for brokers and team performance and development.
* Maintain broker data on the CRM system to ensure it is up to date and accurate.
* Work with team to identify and secure prospects and opportunities from broker panel recording on the CRM system in accordance with the CRM Working Practices guide.
* Promote a coaching and mentoring culture which provides both challenge and support to each team member in the pursuit of a consistent and high quality underwriting service and approach.
* Develop team members' technical knowledge through day to day underwriting referrals and exposure to underwriting more complex risks.
* Developing pipeline with partner brokers to drive growth.
* Work closely with internal stakeholders to deliver the right outcomes for allocated brokers and their customers.
* We are looking for challenging, motivated and success orientated individuals who bring expertise and a desire to build a market leading business.
* Required to underwrite complex Professional and Management risks including Technology.

* Proven relevant underwriting experience in an underwriting role and demonstrable technical skills
* Track record in building and developing broker relationships
* Background and experience in Professional Indemnity and Directors and Officers classes of business
* Have excellent communication skills.
* Demonstrable IT skills including MS Office, Word, PowerPoint & CRM and show willingness to learn our systems.
* Proven ability to win business whilst maintaining underwriting discipline

Do you have the required skills and relevant experience to be successful in this role?? APPLY NOW!

CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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