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Commercial Assistant Underwriter

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Req ID:
R-13405
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Category:
Pricing & Underwriting
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Location:
Peterborough; Manchester

What we are looking for:

Our award winning National e-Trade Centre teams in Peterborough and Manchester have an exciting opportunities for a Commercial Underwriting Assistants on a full time, permanent basis.

This role will be spilt between home and office work where you will be required to come into the office 3 times a week.

Do you have a background in insurance and a real passion for delivering phenomenal customer service? If you have below skill and qualities we would love to hear from you!

  • Strong communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Customer service experience
  • Commercial insurance experience would be preferable
  • Previous underwriting experience would be beneficial but is not essential

What you will be doing:

  • You will be providing a high quality support to our brokers
  • You will be supporting the delivery of the E-trade new Business and Existing Business
  • Taking ownership of business issues and fully utilise PUA licence within underwriting guidelines to meet required profit targets
  • Meeting and  exceeding broker service levels and expectations.
  • Build relationships with key brokers to support business goals
  • Develop effective working relationships with Trading Region and Underwriting Centre colleagues to support delivery of E-Trade objectives
  • Effective usage and timely updates of Tools and Systems, accurate completion of all systems relevant to your role
  • Improving your own contribution through active self-development
  • To work as part of a team creating a one team approach,  identifying, sharing and implementing knowledge and best practice in line with NIG values and strategy

Work hours:35 hrs/week

Ways of Working

Here at Direct Line Group, we recognise the importance of flexibility, not only in our personal lives but also in the way we work. Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone.

How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you. You can find out more about our flexible working approach or please get in touch with the team to discuss.

Benefits

We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer such excellent benefits designed to suit you as and when you need them:

  • Pension
  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.
  • Generous holidays
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Employee discounts and cashback
  • Plus many more

Life at Direct Line Group

Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we're committed to making DLG a truly inclusive place to work.

We recognise and embrace that people work in different ways and we'll always adapt as much as possible so you have the best and most comfortable working environment that we can offer. We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, can bring real potential to DLG.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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