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Trainee Underwriter

Job Level:  Entry Level

Southampton, ENG, GB, SO14 3TG

Due Date:  04/30/2022
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz UK
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8114

This is an excellent position for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Commercial Insurance team in Southampton Branch. You will be working with a team of Insurance professionals who are recognised as experts within their field.


The quality of our underwriters is pivotal to Allianz’s success, as a key member of the team you will be able to learn the fundamentals of underwriting whilst developing your trading and soft skills. You’ll be given opportunities to seek new business, develop existing relationships and renew existing cases. 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 participation in our award winning underwriting academy.


This opportunity is ideal for either a new entrant or someone in the early stages of their career that is keen to gain and develop their technical expertise quickly. Whilst your career may start in underwriting Allianz offers a range of career paths covering Technical, Operational and Distribution channels.




Skills & Experience:      


Academic requirements: GCSE A - C or equivalent i including Maths & English; a minimum of 3 A levels or Degree educated

• Experience of working in the financial sector is desirable but not essential

• Evidence of personal and professional development and commitment to study for the internal qualifications (Underwriting Academy) and the Chartered Insurance Institute exams (ACII) is essential

• You must enjoy interacting with others, building strong internal and external relationships and have excellent communication skills

• You should be confident handling, analysing and interpreting data

• You should thrive in a fast paced environment and get a sense of achievement meeting goals and targets




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:


• Flexible buy/sell holiday options

• Competitive bonus scheme

• Generous pension contributions

• Development days

• A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet

• Retail discounts