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Commercial Underwriter - Farm (Home Based)

Avening House, Gloucester, GL2 4LY
Full time
The role

What We’re Looking For:

We have a fantastic home-based opportunity for an experienced Commercial Underwriter to win and retain profitable business from brokers serviced by your Region on a full-time, permanent basis!. This is a great opportunity to develop your underwriting and trading skills while delivering high quality service to your Regions brokers.  The skills you need are:

  • Previous Commercial Underwriting experience (essential)
  • Previous Farm Underwriting experience (desirable)
  • Trading skills
  • Develop broker panel and internal relationships
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Market awareness

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Support in the delivery of New Business financial plan
  • Support in the delivery of Existing Business financial plan (including rate carry and retention)
  • Underwrite in accordance with PUA and Underwriting Guidelines to meet required profit targets
  • Deliver quality broker service, meeting and where possible, exceeding broker expectations
  • Act as a referral point for lower level PUA’s and support in improving Underwriting capability
  • Effective usage and update of Tools and Systems
  • Contribute to wider business activities
  • Improve own contribution through active self-development
  • Identify, own and manage the risks involved in running our business appropriate to my role and in line with the DLG Insurance Risk framework and associated governance frameworks

Who You’ll Be Working With:

Our FarmWeb team is dedicated to meeting the agricultural insurance needs of farmers in the UK. Through our network of Brokers, we pride ourselves on offering a high level of service across Sales, Underwriting and Claims. As a FarmWeb Underwriter, you will be responsible for delivering this service, ensuring the risks we accept are priced accurately and that we continue to grow alongside our broker partners. We are constantly evolving and changing and as such, your career will similarly evolve and progress at the pace you want!

What We’ll Give You:

We have a strong focus on developing you and your skillset and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you and your family as well as a range of other optional benefits.