Property & Casualty Underwriter, Manchester

Full Time   Salary: ¬£Competitive

North West   Insurance


Do you want to be part of an International Lloyds Insurer Underwriting a wide range of risks based in Manchester?


Can you efficiently handle New and Renewal Underwriting of allocated P & C Business within an Underwriting Service team?


The Role: -

  • Professional Underwriting, administration and servicing of allocated P & C business, including new business enquiries, renewals in accordance with the demands and needs of our client’s retail producing brokers
  • Help to retain and win P & C business from an allocated panel of brokers in accordance with individual and our clients Underwriting service plan
  • Assist in the building and developing of relationship with all our clients retail producing brokers
  • Providing professional advice to our client’s retail producing brokers on technical matters affecting their clients P & C Business
  • Identifying and understanding risk factors as part of the underwriting process
  • Practical application of general and technical knowledge
  • Thorough and accurate application of our client’s procedures


Person Specification: -

  • You must possess an understanding of regulatory responsibilities
  • A thorough understanding of general insurance principles, including insurable interest, utmost good faith, material facts and the duty of disclosure, indemnity, proximate cause, contribution the application of average, underinsurance and subrogation
  • An understanding of the laws of contract and agency as they apply to general insurances and in particular how they apply to insurance broking
  • An understanding of compliance procedure and general insurance underwriting process
  • An awareness of the business objectives of the firm
  • An understanding of the legal liabilities of professionals
  • A minimum of 5 year’s experience of property and casualty products and an understanding of the principles of P&C and a thorough understanding of the principles of P & C Underwriting
  • An understanding of the main activities, property and casualty exposures and P & C regulations relating to the following professions-Accountants, Architects and Architectural Technologists, Consulting Engineers, design and Build Contractors, Ecologists, Garden Designers, Insurance Brokers, IT Consultants, Landscape Architects, Miscellaneous professions and surveyors
  • An understanding of the claims handling process for Property and Casualty claims and an understanding of the P&C market
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the delegated authority operated by BPL on behalf of the capacity provider. Knowing when to refer matters outside competence or authority
  • Understanding of insurance & re insurance accounting
  • General computer literacy-Excel, word, PowerPoint etc
  • Effective negotiation skills and assertiveness
  • Good standard of written and oral communications
  • Self-organizational skills including time management and prioritization
  • Cooperation with colleagues and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others both internally and externally
  • Keen eye for detail


What they can offer you in return?

  • Great working conditions
  • State of the art premises
  • Amazing salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays


Don’t miss out on this opportunity and apply now!


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