Head of Underwriting / Senior Underwriter
As there is potential for this role to be worked remotely, our client is open to considering suitable candidates from any location within the U.K.
This role will suit an experienced senior PI/FL underwriter who is looking to take the next step in their career or an Underwriting Manager looking for a new challenge in a dynamic environment.
You will be responsible for your own P&L, leading the underwriting proposition, develop new products and lead relationship development with broker partners and capacity providers.
Underwrite P.I. / MPL / CYBER / D&O within the UK mid-market Financial Lines practice via a network of broker partners.
ïOwn the financial lines underwriting proposition
ïDesign and keep under regular review the suitability of each products proposition to ensure that it meets the needs of regulator, broker and policyholders.
ïMonitoring market trends to ensure the proposition is competitive
ïOwn the practice P&L to ensure delivery of the business plan
ïCommunicate through detailed underwriting guides your requirements in terms of the execution of the practice strategy
ïComplete audits to monitor quality control (inc outputs of any digital distribution) and identify any consequent training needs
ïEnsure existing product suite is regularly reviewed and refreshed to ensure market competitive
ïWhether delegation exists or not, own and manage the claims proposition for the practice in line with appointed TPA or capacity provider direct
ïIdentify and develop new product opportunities aligned to the practice
ïTake a key role in developing new key strategic distribution relationships
ïTake a leading role with insurers to ensure the MGA / capacity provider relationship is healthy and has longevity
ï·Excellent underwriting technical ability across Financial Lines products, in particular Professional Indemnity.
ï·Excellent analytical ability
ï·Self-motivated, proactive and good organisational skills
ï·Excellent at communicating, negotiating, influencing and relationship building
ï·Customer service orientated
ï·Strong personal energy and results driven mentally
ï·Innovative and open minded
ï·Strong stakeholder management
ï·Team worker including development and support
Ref ~ 7971
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