Underwriting Assistant 11 views

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful Small Business Team. This opportunity is ideal for either a new entrant or those with experience in the insurance industry who are keen to gain and develop their technical expertise and career.

You will play an active role in contributing towards the delivery of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across your team, underwriting business & building strong relationships with both internal & external customers.

The quality of our Underwriters is pivotal to Allianz’s success, no risk is the same, so you’ll need to use your strong analytical and communication skills, as well as technical knowledge to influence our brokers and develop strong trading relationships.

We offer a great environment to support and nurture personal and technical development, including CII qualifications. You will learn to underwrite Allianz products and develop your underwriting and soft skills over the course of a 10 week induction programme. After this time, your development will continue with further specialist training giving you the authority to handle more complex work and make wider underwriting decisions.

This is a hybrid role and after the initial induction period will involve working from home combined with a minimum of 2 days per week in the office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing excellent service to our customers
  • Handle general customer queries via the telephone, Live chat or email within agreed service standards
  • Underwrite new business, renewals and mid-term adjustments
  • Take referrals from other underwriters where appropriate and within own authority level
  • Negotiate within authority, referring where appropriate to maximise customer retention
  • Anticipate likely objections and build effective responses
  • To collaborate strongly with other departments to achieve the Company’s goals in respect of service delivery

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Passion about your development
  • Target driven and ability to multi-task at pace
  • Taking initiative and being proactive within a team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Good IT literacy
  • Commitment to progressing towards CII qualifications is necessary for working within this technical team

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