Underwriter - Political Risk / Violence & War

Job Description

Job Title: Underwriter - Political Violence & War

Job Market: Insurance Underwriting

Job Location: London

 

Underwriter, Political Violence & War - About the role

Do you have experience of underwriting political violence and war insurance risks?

Reporting to the Lead Underwriter you will be responsible for:

Deliver the underwriting strategy for the class

Underwriting all elements of the PV & War portfolio

Driving underwriting excellence across the PV & War book by ensuring adherence to risk appetite, lines setting, standards and guidelines, rating, and pricing adequacy

Ensuring high quality underwriting, appropriate exposure assessment, contractual terms and adherence to respective rules and guidelines

Assisting with the development of the pricing models to support the underwriting/pricing of the portfolio

Leading and developing close relationships with partner brokers

Owning the development of underwriting appetite, constantly analysing the portfolio and modifying appetite accordingly

Underwriter, Political Violence & War - Key requirements

A proven track record of strong underwriting or broking performance

An excellent Market reputation in the Political Violence market

An insatiable appetite to increase the profitability of the portfolio

Excellent communication skills, and the ability to deal comfortably with different types of people at all levels of seniority

Demonstrable experience of managing risks appropriately, applying judgement and being prepared to own and take responsibility for their decisions

Excellent Broker and Client relationships and the ability to develop business from a variety of sources