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Regional Underwriting Manager - Property and Casualty

60 Fenchurch Street, EC3M 4AQ
Full time

About us

Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well-known brands –Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers.

We know we can’t do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things – for our customers and for each other.

What we're looking for

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Property and Casualty Underwriter to take on a managerial role with our Commercial lines brand, NIG, working from our Fenchurch Street office.

This is an opportunity where you can make an impact, we are a passionate company whom say it like it is, and we want to hear your views to help us improve.

It goes without saying that you should be a strong and supportive people leader whom knows how to get the best out of the people around you. You should also be a strong personal performer, leading from the front and championing best practice.

  • You’ll have excellent people skills
  • You’ll be improvement focused
  • You'll be business savvy with a keen eye for detail
  • You'll be creative in your thinking and welcoming change
  • You’ll have strong technical insurance ability in Property and Casualty lines being ideally ACII qualified

What you'll be doing

Insurance is going through significant change, and we understand the challenges ahead - and you will too. It is more important than ever to deliver in line with the Regional plans for profit, development, revenue and growth - as well as setting a strategy fit for the future and you will be key in delivering this for the Property and Casualty account within the region.

We are looking for people whom will see the team delivery as their top priority, inspiring and promoting improvements, highlights inaccuracies and inefficiencies and rewards collaboration across teams, both internal and external.

This will include analysis of key performance statistics, and delivery of underwriting actions such as applying new underwriting rules and improving rating as well as working closely with brokers and owning the service delivery levels we achieve.

Who will you be working with?

You will be reporting to the Regional Manager leading a team of Multi line underwriters. Currently there are 4 trading underwriters whom you will lead and develop as part of your role. We are a fun social experienced team who look to put the customer at the heart of everything we do.

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.

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.

Life at Direct Line Group

We recommend that you read our colleagues’ stories and ask them a question on our live discussion platform www.directlinegroupcareers.com/ask-our-people. This will help you learn more about us and be better prepared for interviews.