Underwriting Support

  • Job Reference: 214579
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Recruiter: hireful
  • Website: http://www.pibgroup.co.uk
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Insurance & Superannuation
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are on the lookout for an Underwriting support to join our growing team in Wolverhampton. This is an exciting time to join our growing business and the successful candidate can expect fantastic career progression, training & development within the role and Insurance Industry in general. Relevant experience is desirable but not essential and the ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in a career within the insurance sector. 

 The Role:

You will be required to provide underwriting support and administration as required along with providing agreed levels of customer service to brokers and colleagues and develop a broad understanding of commercial underwriting skills.

Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing New Business enquiries prior to submission to underwriters
  • Reviewing completed quotation requests and providing feedback to brokers and underwriters as necessary
  • Liaising with brokers in terms of coverage and pricing
  • Dealing with background checks, payment by instalment enquiries, updating policies records
  • Assisting with claims enquiries
  • Answering phone calls and assisting with enquiries
  • Carrying out Sanction Search checks
  • Administration of Premium Credit instalment requirements 
  • Managing own workload of New and Existing Business cases as well as mid-term adjustments subject to agreed levels of authority
  • Assisting with general administration as required
  • Adherence to compliance and regulatory procedures
 
Experience:
  • Proficient in Word and Excel.
  • You will have a proven underwriting experience within the Insurance Industry (Desirable but not Essential).
  • You will have experience of working within a regulated FCA environment (Desirable but not Essential).
  • You will be able to understand and implement ‘best practice’ in customer service.
  • You will have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, coupled with excellent time management.
  • You will be able to work under pressure, adapt and be flexible in approach.
  • You will have excellent communication skills which includes verbal, written, listening and negotiation, having the ability to communicate at all levels. 
  • You will be adept at problem-solving in a stressful environment.

Further information

 As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -
  • Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days 
  • Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Very generous maternity and paternity leave packages
  • A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
  • Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
  • Referral schemes 
  • Discounted rates on PIB products
  • We offer a first-class employee benefits and welfare package to support our employees with financial management, cycle to work scheme, counselling support, health screening, will writing, menopause support, books, stopping smoking and much more
  • We also offer a wide range of discounts including a kids pass – giving you discount to over 4500 attractions and activities, discounts at hairdressers and beauticians, climate change projects with lots of other options to choose
  • PIB has a comprehensive learning & development framework, including professional study options and apprenticeships which are available to all employees, and which will support your career development
  • Being a part of our PIB Community Trust, we support fundraising where you can apply for grants from PIB Group towards your chosen charity
  • PIB Group are committed to improving their environmental impact in a responsible way. From the individual actions that our colleagues take every day through to installing the right facilities across our premises, there are many measures in place to help reduce PIB’s carbon footprint.

We are proud of our success and growth and have been recognised for many industry awards across our business.  If you wish to work for a company that truly puts people at the heart of their organisation, then we would love to hear from you.  PIB operates a flexible working policy, and our management teams will talk to you about how that would meet both your flexible working needs and those of the business and role you are applying for. We would love to hear from you if you want to hear more about opportunities in PIB. 

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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