16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
QBE's European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business. Active in both the Lloyd's and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.
We are looking for an Underwriter to join our team, this is your chance to create your career in an exciting environment where anything is possible. Are you ready to grow your career with us? As an Underwriter for QBE you will underwrite and develop business in accordance with the business plan. Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:
Underwrite insurance risks in accordance with the Business Plan and the personal authority to meet business objectives
Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders including customers, brokers, business partners and colleagues, to maximise influence
Develop relationships in line with the Business Plan to support the achievement of business objectives
Understand and comply with QBE reinsurance strategy to minimise risk and deliver business plan objectives
Participate fully and use your expertise to shape and develop strategy, knowledge and best practice
Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met
Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimise risk and maximise efficiency
Assist Product management, when required, in respect of the development, testing and launch of new products.
Actively keep abreast of market dynamics and demonstrate market cycle awareness to be able to operate effectively and appropriately
Contribute to the peer review processes to encourage and develop excellence
You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience:
Experience gained within commercial insurance market
ACII qualified or progress towards
Commercial ability to understand the key profit drivers to maximise long term wealth for our shareholders
Established relationships with local Brokers
Intermediate level understanding of relevant software, including Excel and other departmental software packages
Strong knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements
A high level of numeracy and literacy
Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
The ability to influence actions and attitudes of others through leading by example
Strong negotiating skills
Innovative in underwriting approach and programme design
Ability to analyse data and use for decision-making
Use of risk profiling and pricing tools and loss models
Number of Openings: 1
How to Apply:
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Equal Employment Opportunity:
QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.