Senior New Business Underwriter

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Your knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Are you working towards or do you currently hold a CII/ Dip CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) qualification? Are you educated to A-Level standard or equivalent?

  • You will possess a good knowledge of general insurance and underlying legal principles and practices, especially London Market / Lloyd’s and Industry databases.

  • Understand the risk exposure and able to determine the acceptance criteria and risk classifications for risks in a range of complex or unfamiliar situations

  • Do you have a deep understanding of the methods of rating as applied to our products including the principal of claims triangulations?

  • Have experience of quoting and adjusting Commercial Combined business via the Acturis platform.

  • Can you effectively use systems technology required to transact business?

  • Knowledge and understanding of underwriting experience in servicing accounts, the use of technical knowledge to handle claim queries ensuring a connected service

  • Ability to extract and piece together required learning from a range of different opportunities and sources

  • Experience of planning, prioritising and identifying new business opportunities

  • Effective communication skills with colleagues during account cycles

  • Attention and accuracy to detail in data entry and presenting data

  • Takes accountability of managing risk and safe-guards own role remit

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with clients and colleagues, good level of numeracy and literacy coupled with excellent attention to detail

  • Analytical problem solving approach with initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude

  • An empathetic, self-motivated team player who takes ownership and accountability

  • Eligible to work in the UK

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 defined 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 customised solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

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.