Hnw Assistant Underwriter - 18 Month Ftc

  • £21,000
  • Kings Hill, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent

Our team contribute and assist the HNW Existing Business team in order to achieve our targeted retention and rate strength whilst providing first class service. To develop and maintain excellent broker relationships in order to promote the profitable growth of accounts across the UK.

From day 1, you’ll be able to contribute to the Covéa Insurance purpose which is ‘To help people protect against the worst happening and put it right if it does’.

What would you be responsible for in this role?

To take telephone calls, provide mid-term adjustments, to underwrite renewals, to underwrite schemes new business referrals and other tasks that supports the Existing Business Team

To issue documentation accurately and in accordance with Covéa’s service level agreements

To prospect and actively contribute to the growth/retention targets of the HNW department

Have a basic awareness of the impact of claims and risk management on the performance of a risk and demonstrate an ability to underwrite taking these factors into account. (seeking referrals or liaising with those that have specialist knowledge such as claims and risk management surveyors where necessary)

To prove own technical expertise in handling mid & high net worth cases in accordance with Covéa’s guidelines/risk appetite and within limits of authority

To work on and assist with specific projects and/or training for others as and when required

To manage own workload in accordance with agreed service, technical, output standard, accuracy & TCF requirements

Develop and maintain excellent relationships with colleagues and brokers & undertake external joint visits, reviewing meeting and social events when required

Ensure a working knowledge of the products, procedures, underwriting guides and Management Information is achieved

Achieve and look to exceed the annual objectives agreed with you by your manager

Complete other activity over and above those listed in the role profile, appropriate to your skills and experience

What would we like to see in you?

Excellent planning and organisational skills and the ability to work to a deadline

Ability to develop and sustain relationships with internal and external parties

Effective communication skills

Being able to work collaboratively with other HNW teams

Ability to identity actual and potential challenges

Actively listens to others and demonstrates their understanding with appropriate follow-up actions

Have a “can do” attitude and proactively seek solutions and opportunities

Strive to achieve the highest professional standards and find ways to go the extra mile

Willing to try new things and see both successes and mistakes as opportunities to learn

Maths and English to GCSE Grade 4 or equivalent

Experience within insurance is desirable

What's on offer?

36.25 working hours per week with flexitime

Annual pay review and performance related bonus

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Attractive pension scheme

4 times salary Group Life Assurance

Lots of investment into your physical and mental wellbeing

Continued professional development through internal training, professional qualifications and apprenticeships

Health benefits such as free eye tests, flu jabs and the option to opt into private medical insurance

Additional benefits such as discounted gym memberships, cycle to work schemes and discounts at lots of retailer

Please note this role is an 18 Month Maternity Leave Cover.

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  • Reference: R925