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Trading Underwriter - Motor Fleet

Location: Redhill
Company: RSA
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Job Description
Why apply for this role?
At RSA, we pride ourselves in having over 300 years of experience providing our customers with unwavering professionalism and a range of insurance options to meet their needs.
That's why we're always looking for the most talented people to join us and ensure we continue to deliver the products and service our customers expect.
In this role you will be working with selected brokers to optimise profitable growth from selected broker accounts, applying a range of underwriting, relationship management and business development techniques to optimise sustainable profitable business growth. This applies to new and/or existing cases within our agreed process and defined risk appetite. Majority of time will be working with selected brokers identifying, discussing, negotiating and converting new and existing business opportunities and making effective underwriting decisions.
What you'll be doing
  • Reviewing allocated cases and delivering underwriting decisions within agreed timeframes
  • Contribute to the creation of segment and local business development plans which identify existing and regular flow of new business opportunities
  • Access and apply all appropriate sources of information and insight in order to best satisfy the needs of their selected brokers and clients
  • Clearly and positively articulate our proposition and risk appetite
  • Maximise profitable business growth
  • Promptly identify and escalating those non-standard, large and/or complex cases to more qualified colleagues and work with them to deliver an outstanding service to the broker/client
  • Developing a trusted, deep and long term relationship with their select brokers
  • Work with others to take responsibility for effectively and promptly resolving broker and/or client complaints
  • Be aware of and adhere to our regulatory framework at all times
  • Progress through licence levels in accordance with development plan
  • Capture and record data in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Provide guidance and coaching to less qualified/experienced colleagues where appropriate
  • Establishing an effective internal relationship with your colleagues across other business areas
  • May be required to support and/or lead technical audits, and conduct peer review processes as required to support and enable the maintenance of an effective control environment
  • Contributing to the implementation of marketing activities, business development initiatives, etc.
  • Confidence is using/applying full bandwidth of underwriting license achieved
  • May be required to support wider initiatives and projects

What we're looking for
  • Understand our marketplace and key competitors
  • Identify broker needs and creating effective solutions
  • Effective broker account development and management
  • Being able to negotiate flexibly and appropriately
  • Effective selling skills
  • Risk perception
  • Identification and evaluation of risk
  • Be able to price a risk accordingly
  • Successfully develop effective business relationships
  • Consistently achieve goals and objectives
  • Trade successfully in the insurance marketplace
  • Experience of working across functions / matrix organisation to collaborate and build strong relationships
  • Ability to make underwriting decisions based on individual license
  • Secure profitable renewals and generate new business in line with strategy and within agreed processes and risk appetite


About Us
A welcoming, diverse and inclusive culture is an important element for RSA in our best-in-class ambition. RSA thrives when everyone feels comfortable bringing their best self to work. We celebrate difference, whilst striving to create an environment where colleagues feel respected and valued for their unique potential. Our commitment to diversity is sincere, continually growing and led right from the top.
If you require flexibility in when, where or how you work, we'd love to hear from you. We also want to ensure that you are supported throughout the application process to enable you to be at your best. If you require adjustments during your application process, please flag this on your application form.
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