Assistant Underwriter - NA Property

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    General Insurance

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  • Contact:

    Teri Mortier

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The Role - Assistant Underwriter - US Property


To assist the Senior Underwriters and Underwriters with all administrative and underwriting tasks (within guidelines) for business handled by the In-House Property department.


  • Assist in administering correspondence sent to the Property mailboxes.
  • Underwrite daily post items within guidelines as held on file.
  • Assist in the underwriting/review of inspection reports when required.
  • Assist in overseeing the duties of the Underwriting Administrators to ensure smooth production of new quotes, renewal quotes and binders.
  • Assist in the production of new quotes, renewal quotes and binders when required.
  • Prepare submissions for Senior Underwriters and Underwriters when required.
  • Work closely with the Quality Control team.
  • Attend monthly and annual departmental meetings actioning any points specific to you.

Skills and experience

  • Experience in an underwriting support role - North American Property business
  • Experience of underwriting with own authority levels
  • Processing of underwriting endorsements and mid-term adjustments
  • Previous experience of Certificate / Wordings
  • Experience of reviewing / underwriting inspection reports
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and analytical skills essential
  • Strong interpersonal, team working and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
  • The ability to absorb technical information
  • Confident decision-making skills
  • Numeracy and statistical skills
  • Problem-solving skills and a logical approach to work
  • Self-motivation
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines