Real Estate Underwriter

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Sales/Production
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82598 Requisition #
We’re looking for an Assistant Underwriter to join our organisation. It’s an amazing chance to work with some leading industry talent whilst learning directly from them!

You'll underwrite and service some of our existing accounts with the expertise of an experienced underwriter by your side.

Evaluating new business by using sensible and recognised underwriting practices. Using good judgement, along with your industry insight; to increase the financial performance of our company.

Your Role:
  • Balancing new business, renewal, rating and adjustment enquiries from your clients. You also deal with claims cover requests, ensuring you align to our service standards.
  • Targeted across a number of important metrics; clearly outlined and tangible during your performance year. One focus is maintaining a healthy renewal retention rate!
  • We know that you love a challenge and always rise to the test; especially when contacting brokers during renewal negotiations. Always searching for an opportunity to sell our product range. 
  • You'll speak with our accounts team to handle any financial queries that arise. 
  • Using proven analytical skills to provide statistics on some of your more difficult cases. 
  • Detect and assess risks that are considered both ‘standard’ and ‘non-standard’.
Your Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
  • You're aware of, if not already working towards your CII/ Dip CII qualification and educated to good A-Level standard or equivalent.
  • With sound knowledge of general insurance and underlying legal principles and practices, especially London Market / Lloyd’s and Industry databases.
  • Knowledge of underwriting and servicing accounts, you are happy using technical knowledge to handle claim queries, resulting in an engaged service.
  • You cleverly extract and piece together information from a broad range of different sources; highlighting your experience of client renewals and seeing business opportunities. 
  • With strong communication and social skills with clients and colleagues alike; you’re also highly numerate. 
  • Your analytical, problem solving approach coupled with initiative and dedicated attitude is a real key for success, and we love that. 
  • Motivated, ambitious and compassionate means that you slot in well to the team and provide a first class service to our clients. 
  • Eligible to work in the UK. 
What we offer you:

We want Gallagher to be the organisation that all our people are proud to be a part of and where everyone can call themselves one of our team. Where our culture is embracing of difference, where you can be the best and, perhaps most importantly, be yourself.

We are all different in some way. If we were all the same, and all thought the same, we would be vulnerable as a group. By welcoming and encouraging diverse opinions and backgrounds within our organisation, we will have a healthier, more innovative and ultimately more profitable business.

If this sounds like somewhere you’d like to join, we’d love to hear from you. If you require flexibility for a role you are applying for, give us a call to chat through the options.

About Us:

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture motivated by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

As a member of our global brokerage team, you’ll help our clients address risk, protect assets and recover from losses. 

Our employing entity, Arthur J. Gallagher Services (UK) Limited, is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation. Gallagher is committed to diversity of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender or gender identity, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, age and those with caring responsibilities.

Please Note:

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