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Trading Underwriting

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Maidstone, ENG, GB, ME14 1JP

Due Date:  08/05/2022
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz UK
Employing Entity:  Allianz Management Services Ltd
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  9126

Trading Underwriter - Property & Casualty

 

Location: Maidstone

 

Salary: (Competitive - Dependant on experience) 

 

Hot benefits: 

 

  • Hybrid role – minimum of 2 days working from the office to promote wellbeing and work-life balance
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Retail discounts including BMW, Vodafone, Uber Eats, attractions, travel, shops, and more
  • Development days and unlimited Learning & Development opportunities
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products for you and your family including car, home, pet, and equine

 

 

 

Before we go into detail about your new role, did you know…

 

Allianz partners with many sports organisations such as the Olympic and Paralympic movements, England Rugby, Drone Racing, Formula E, Golf, and Football. You have access to early ticket releases, and the chance to be involved in sports partnership projects. Perfect for our sports fanatics! Not into sports no problem! We also partner with classical pianists and museums of Modern Art and hold many charity events to support our chosen charity, Mind.

 

Interested to hear more? Fancy working for a leading insurer? Fancy learning and developing your underwriting skills?

 

As an Underwriter, your knowledge within the mid-corporate Property and Casualty market and relationships with our key brokers will allow you to strive and develop our growing account through retention of existing business, and a hunger to write and win new business.

 

Your role will also include the training and development of underwriters, internal reviews, assisting with account management and reporting, developing broker relationships including regular broker visits. You will also be accountable for engaging fully with the cross sell culture in Maidstone, collaborating with your colleagues in other departments to support our ambitious growth plans.

 

 

Job duties

 

  • Building strong relationships with brokers, negotiating effectively, and providing excellent customer service at all times
  • Working as part of a close-knit team to offer new business/renewal terms before deadlines
  • Learning about different areas of the business from industry-leading Underwriters
  • Support the wider teams by being proactive, enthusiastic and by challenging yourself to go out of your comfort zone.
  • Provide suggestions to continuously improve the business in an ever-changing environment

 

 

Job skills

 

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Outstanding technical underwriting skills in Commercial Property and Casualty
  • Excellent trading skills and a confident negotiator, with proven experience in handling large cases
  • Passion about your development
  • 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
  • Commitment to progressing towards CII qualifications is necessary for working within this technical team

 

 

What we can offer you:

 

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from - including retail discounts and insurance cover - so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options and global career development opportunities across the wider Allianz Group. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:

 

  • Competitive annual bonus scheme
  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options – Up to 5 days per holiday year
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Development days and unlimited Learning & Development opportunities
  • A discount of up to 50% on a range of insurance products for you and your family including car, home, pet, and equine
  • Health & lifestyle benefits for you and your family including Dental, Bupa, Canada Life and Cycle to Work
  • Retail discounts including BMW, Vodafone, Uber Eats, attractions, travel, shops, and more
  • Life cover x4
  • Employee Support Programme