Commercial Insurance Underwriter

Senior Underwriter – Commercial Insurance

Our client is a global Insurer with a significant client base within the local Insurance market.

Reporting to the Regional Director an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Commercial Underwriter. This is a unique position to join a very successful and rapidly expanding Insurer within a senior role.


The Position

• Review, evaluate and price moderately complex business by applying sound underwriting judgment and adhering to company policy within established authority
• Identify and minimize risks by utilizing due diligence and applying sound judgment to escalate underwriting issues when necessary and recommend opportunities for a profitable portfolio
• Ensure adherence to underwriting standards, objectives and guidelines of program by maintaining files in accordance with policy and procedures to minimize risk
• Assist with improvements in Underwriting practices, pricing and marketing strategies by providing feedback to upper level underwriting professionals to communicate industry best practices
• Mentor junior underwriters by managing projects and training initiatives, answering escalated questions and reviewing financial statement and securities valuation analyses to ensure efficient team performance and profitable delivery
• Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met
• Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimize risk and maximize efficiency
• Contribute to recording and measurement of insurance risks to ensure accuracy and good practice
• Ensure review and analysis of the portfolio to identify progress toward business objectives
• Research and obtain market intelligence in order to enhance organizational profit goals
• Establish and maintain relationships with producers and customers to understand their needs and sell products that respond to their needs
• Foster strong partnerships with brokers by informing on new products and programs, communicating opportunities for continuous improvement and clarifying and explaining underwriting decisions to ensure understanding of assigned line/s of business goals and objectives
• Contribute to assigned special projects by assisting with audits, participating in department product and process improvement initiatives
• Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun

The Person

  • A minimum of 5 years Underwriting experience of Property & Liability risks

  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

  • ACII Qualified - desirable


The company offer a market leading remuneration and benefits package which will be flexible to attract the best.

We are aware of the need for complete discretion when recruiting a position at this level.  To discuss the role in complete confidence contact Bernard Rooney on 02890 339968 or apply via the online application process.  


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02890 339968
Belfast BT2
BR 80729

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