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Underwriting Manager 12 month FTC

Churchill Court, Bromley, BR1 1DP
Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)
Full time
Ref:R-5333
The role

What we’re looking for

This is a great opportunity to join the Underwriting Strategy team here at DLG on a 12 month fixed term contract. As you’d expect from a strategy team, this role is very forward focused and you’ll use your strong underwriting knowledge and skills coupled with a strategic approach to ensure we continue to fundamentally develop and evolve our underwriting approach.

  • You’ll have a strategic mindset

  • You can demonstrate your excellent communication and relationship building skills

  • You should have a genuine passion for large-scale strategic projects

  • You’ll be improvement focused

Who will you be working with?

You are reporting into Paul Hanwell, Head of Underwriting Strategy & Control and work alongside the wider strategy team. You will have the opportunity to work alongside other DLG teams such as Claims, Risk & Legal as well, and may also be called upon to represent DLG Underwriting externally also.

What you’ll be doing

Lead initiatives that drive forward fundamental developments in Underwriting risk appetite, including changes to rules, rating, fraud prevention measures, data sources and question sets.

you will use your knowledge and the analytical input of the Underwriting Trading and Development teams to implement new processes to the Personal Lines product suite.

Deliver expert technical underwriting guidance to the wider business, and develop technical underwriting know-how across the Underwriting function.

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.

Life at Direct Line Group

Let our colleagues answer your questions and tell you what it’s really like to work at DLG. Visit our discussion hub (https://directlinegroupcareers.career-inspiration.com/app/home/) to find out why Direct Line Group is a special place to work.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.