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Senior Class Underwriter


Senior Class Underwriter

Added on: 16 Dec 2021

Contract type: Full Time

Location: London

Salary: DOE



  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders including customers, brokers, business partners and colleagues in order to maximise influence
  • Maintain highly productive relationship with insurers and capacity providers
  • Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimise risk and maximise efficiency
  • Write within level of authority and refer anything outside authority level to Insurer where appropriate
  • Negotiate rates, terms and conditions for existing and new business
  • Lead other colleagues in meeting targets and providing service
  • Manage production and issuing of contract certainty documentation
  • Maximise retention and placing ratios in line with business targets
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external regulations and guidelines
  • Lead in the review and analysis of the portfolio to identify progress toward business objectives
  • Have a knowledge of market dynamics and market cycles to be able to operate effectively and appropriately
  • Lead the policy management and peer review process to encourage and develop excellence


Experience and Skills

  • Recent, previous and relevant high level class underwriting experience
  • Have a broker following to attract business rapidly
  • Team management and leadership
  • Deep understanding and experience gained from within the insurance industry
  • Good PC literacy including
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyse data

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