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Trading Underwriter

The Core, Bristol, BS1 6JX
Full time
The role

We are currently looking for an experienced new business trading underwriter to join the team writing commercial business (Combined, Contractors, Property Owners, Motor Fleet and Motor Trade). This is a full time permanent role based in our Bristol office

What you'll be doing:

You will be required to win profitable business from an agreed panel of brokers in our Region by developing advantageous relationships with your brokers. As an experienced underwriter you will be expected to assist with the training, coaching and development of less-experienced colleagues.

This will include :

  • Supporting the delivery of the Regional New Business financial plan – including delivery of your personal New Business GWP Target
  • Underwriting in accordance with your Personal Underwriting Authority (PUA) and Underwriting Guidelines to meet required profit targets
  • Having a high profile in your local market through regular broker contact via telephone, email and face to face
  • Carrying out daily quote prioritisation and ensure appetite calls are made on all quotes
  • Delivering quality broker service in line with Broker Segmentation service levels
  • Acting as a referral point for lower level PUAs and support in improving Underwriting capability

Who you'll be working with

You will be part of an established Bristol-based team servicing the South, West and Wales Region delivering a high level of service across new and existing commercial business reporting directly to a Regional Underwriter and linking closely with your fellow underwriters and the Regional Senior Business Development Managers (SBDMs) to manage and develop our broker relationships.

What we are looking for:

A minimum of five years experience in a comparable environment writing New business underwriting is essential. You will be a self-starting individual who likes being part of a small customer focused team with drive and ambition to help us grow the book profitably. You will have an established presence in the Region (ideally looking for a candidate with existing relationships across the South or West of England).

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.