Job Overview

Senior Underwriter - Delegated Authority

Location: City of London, London Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Type: Permanent Contact: James Sibthorp
Posted: 9 months ago

Our client is looking for a Senior Underwriter to support the UK delegated authority book of business and join an existing team and one of the largest and most successful delegated portfolios in the UK. The successful applicant will profitably underwrite new and renewal business and assist winning new profitable UK DA opportunities for the insurer.

It is vital that applicants have an excellent knowledge of the fundamentals of property & casualty insurance with a specific knowledge of the UK market. You will need a good understanding of insurance pricing and its underlying principles. The delegated book consists of a wide range of large and small capacity deals that are broker and non-broker led business. Some binders are very complex and as a result, experience of working closely with claims and actuarial teams is very important. The book consists of up to 8 different lines of business but it is broadly a property & casualty led book, with sometimes some complex long tail casualty business. It is imperative that someone has significant UK or London Market underwriting experience and in-depth experience of one or more commercial lines in the UK market (preferably property or casualty).

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.