Profound Recruitment Partners Limited

Development Underwriter (Fleet/P&C)

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

  • competitive

  • insurance

Job Description

Development Underwriter - Fleet/P&C - Newcastle & Leeds (RDT229)

Job Description

Exciting new opportunities for an experienced Development Underwriter (Fleet or Property & Casualty) focusing on developing and delivering profitable growth, across new and existing business within the key markets.  

Development Underwriter Role:

  • Presenting propositions for larger Mid-Market and Mid-Corporate risks, based on industry knowledge and technical underwriting expertise.
  • Work with Trading Underwriters to negotiate coverage, wordings and pricing to meet customer needs.
  • Proactively develop and manage a robust pipeline of Mid-Market and Mid-Corporate leveraging both client and broker relationships.
  • Lead and fully embed the large case management process for new business.
  • Develop and build effective broker and client relationships.
  • Underwrite profitable new business and act as a referral point in branch.
  • Develop and maintain a quality distribution strategy and communication plan with key influential brokers to ensure financial KPIs achieved.
  • Role requires regular travel within the Leeds and Newcastle corridor, as will be broker facing in addition to the technical underwriting elements.

Skills and Experience

  • Expert technical underwriting knowledge with demonstrable experience in two or more mid-market classes.
  • DIP qualified or equivalent with a proven track record in underwriting Mid-Market and Mid-Corporate business.
  • Record of securing and retaining business of large scale and complex business through developed senior broker/customer relationships.
  • Evidence of previous technical and sales experience extending to effective pipeline management.
  • Experience in portfolio relationship management, effective negotiation and persuasion skills and strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
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