Technical Underwriting Manager

Technical Underwriting Manager

Job Title: Technical Underwriting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Reference: 101930
Contact Name: Jamie France
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2016 02:11

Job Description

Key Accountabilities - Technical:

  • Develop, negotiate and profitably underwrite new and existing Scheme business within own authority and in line with the business strategy
  • Act as the underwriting senior referral point
  • Ensure underwriting quality in line with underwriting strategy
  • Development and coaching of underwriting staff technically
  • Plan and monitor and conduct where appropriate both the technical and quality control self-audits
  • Provide technical input in to underwriting manual for region and wider business where required
  • Act as a market representative for underwriting matters within the region and wider business internally
  • Understand and operate within regulatory framework and identify and escalate any risks to the business in line with company policy
  • Resolve complaints and breaches in line with company policy
  • Where appropriate, act as company underwriting representative with 3rd party providers and business partners
  • Lead the underwriting relationship role with key schemes brokers

Key Accountabilities - People:

  • Lead and manage the team in order to deliver corporate strategy (including effective performance management)
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the customer service strategy
  • Plan, prioritise and manage individual and team workflow effectively to deliver exceptional customer service, ensuring forecast demand is adequately resourced
  • Set and monitor individual and team targets on an annual, weekly and daily basis to maximise team performance and meet objectives
  • Ensure that appropriate risk management frameworks are embedded within the team.
  • Undertake effective recruitment process

The successful applicant will have responsibility for technical underwriting team management within Schemes with responsibility for monitoring and evaluating existing and new schemes and enhancing technical capabilities in the schemes teams.


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