Regional Motor Trade Combined Underwriter

  • Job Reference: R930
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Covea Insurance
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex, Part Time Flex, Super Flex
  • Duration: Happy to talk flexible working
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

  • Develop and support Covea’s Motor Trade Combined account by engaging and encouraging new and existing relationships with regional brokers
  • Ensure Covea’s technical underwriting rates and criteria are accurately applied to all risks
  • Contribute towards the achievement of Covea’s annual financial plan
  • Profitably underwrite, on a case-by-case and account basis, bespoke Motor Trade Combined risks within Covea’s underwriting criteria
  • Underwrite within Covea strategy and authority limits and refer all cases outside of strategy or individual limits
  • Develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and regional brokers & undertake external visits, training, review meetings and social events when required
  • Maintain and endeavour to exceed, agreed service levels to both internal and external customers
  • To prospect and actively contribute to the growth targets of the team optimising sales and retention
  • Maintain an accurate audit trail using Covea systems, practices and procedures.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of: The Motor Trade Combined market, The regional broking marketplace and Legislation and litigation which could affect the writing of business
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to junior team members on underwriting matter
  • Participate in, and undertake any ad-hoc tasks, that may be requested to ensure the smooth running of the Midlands region
  • Make sure that everything you do fits in with the legal requirements, Covéa Insurance policies and regulatory requirements
  • Be aware of threats to our organisation and customers (e.g. financial crime, fraud and money laundering)

 

What would we like to see in you? 

  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in the Motor Trade Combined Market within a Underwriting or Broker position is essential
  • Ability to assess technical risk, apply that knowledge and make decisions within authority level(s)
  • Build and maintain internal and external relationships
  • Effective trading skills
  • Proactive, innovative and able to take the initiative
  • Motivated, driven and adapts to change positively displaying a can do attitude
  • Willingly provides help and support to others and has the ability to work cooperatively with others
  • The ability to demonstrate meeting & exceeding personal and team objectives
  • An awareness of the market and legal/industry developments
  • Minimum Cert CII. Dip CII, or progress towards, is preferred

 

What's on offer?

  • 36.25 working hours per week with flexitime
  • Annual pay review and performance related bonus
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • 4 times salary Group Life Assurance
  • Lots of investment into your physical and mental wellbeing
  • Continued professional development through internal training, professional qualifications and apprenticeships 
  • Health benefits such as free eye tests, flu jabs and the option to opt into private medical insurance 
  • Additional benefits such as discounted gym memberships, cycle to work schemes and discounts at lots of retailer