Trainee Underwriter

Job Description

Trainee Underwriter

Job Market - Insurance

Location - Romford, Essex 


Trainee Underwriter - About the role

The role is within the Underwriting Department. The purpose of the role is to learn the underwriting process from start to finish. The role requires dealing with brokers over the phone and via e-mail. We are looking for a candidate who is willing to learn, can be flexible, self-motivated and driven.

Trainee Underwriter - Key duties

Learn our processes and procedures for New Business, Existing Business & Renewals teams

To learn how to calculate insurance premiums, understand the carriers’ risk appetite and find the policy that meets the clients demands & needs

Ensure that the relevant business systems are up to date

Being the first point of contact for inbound telephone queries and make outbound calls

Respond to email queries and create outbound emails as necessary

Ensure that you act within your assigned authority limit at all times and escalate to the relevant referral point where necessary

Trainee Underwriter - Key requirements

Required to learn and understand the legal principles of insurance and insurance contracts

Knowledge of windows based programmes; word, excel, outlook, internet an advantage

Excellent communication skills: written and oral

Educated to GCSE level