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Senior Underwriting Analyst, Motor and Rescue Development Team

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Full time

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.


Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. And they’re helping us transform the industry we lead.

We are currently Recruiting for a fantastic opportunity to join our Bromley office as a Senior Underwriting Analyst on a full time , permanent basis.

As a Senior Underwriting Analyst you will be:

  • Supporting the Technical Underwriting manager in providing expert technical underwriting input both internally and externally on all industry, legal and regulatory matters ensuring that the impact of any change is understood and optimised by the Business and provides the best balanced outcome for our shareholders, staff and customers;
  • Supporting the provision of effective technical influence to Business operations and other Head Office functions in order to develop and deliver underwriting principles and standards, and to ensure effective embedding of new practices and delivery of the Underwriting Strategy;
  • Providing expert technical input into projects both for specific lines of business within Pricing & Underwriting and across divisions in accordance with the project management principles and delivery framework;
  • Developing your own skills and knowledge so that you have the expertise required to achieve current and future business requirements, including through secondments and rotation
  • Supporting the Technical Underwriting Manager in identifying areas for {product} underwriting improvement including inconsistency of underwriting across products and policy wordings. Deliver underwriting change that improves efficiency and supports the delivery of strategic objectives.
  • Identifying, owning and managing the risks involved in running out business appropriate to my role, in line with the Direct Line Group risk framework
  • Reinforcing the culture and core values of Direct Line Group through appropriate behaviours and actions.
  • Providing expert technical input into the development of emerging vehicle technologies, support the Working Group to influence the future strategy and develop improved UW and pricing capability utilising SME knowledge

Skills Required:    

  • Strong insurance industry and market knowledge
  • Evidence of demonstrating personal effectiveness in prior roles.
  • ACII or actively studying towards.

Hours; Full Time, Permanent

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.