Register a Vacancy

Register a Vacancy

Interview Tips for Candidates

Interview Tips for Candidates

Register your CV

Register your CV

Our Candidate Charter

Our Candidate Charter

Back to Jobs

Underwriting Manager - UK Commercial
Ref. JO0000007579

Position Underwriting Manager - UK Commercial
Sector Underwriting
Location City of London, City
Type Permanent
Salary £60K - £85K / Annum
Reference JO0000007579
Summary Underwriting Manager - UK Commercial

We have an exciting role based in the City of London offering challenge, progression and reward with opportunities to achieve your career ambitions.

We are proud to be working with one of the UK's leading insurance groups. They are providers of specialist commercial insurance products to the business community, with a strong footprint in the SME market.

In recent years through a strategic plan they have successfully expanded their broker partnership network and developed a vibrant cover holder / scheme business.

As a result of this ongoing impetus you will be joining an insurer that is growing revenue, introducing new product lines and increasing their market footprint.

Duties & responsibilities;

Guide and review the improvement of underwriting policies & procedures to monitor compliance with underwriting standards and identify methodologies for improving controls and efficiencies

Review and develops strategies for improving the underwriting results and increasing distribution of key

Deal with package policies (including support the updating of coverage, policy wordings and literature and acceptance Rating Guidelines).

Manage and maintain all the relevant Underwriting & Procedural guides (including Policy literature) and update Underwriting Guidelines for both Internal and Delegated Authority Schemes;

Organise and monitor the Underwriting Audit function (including undertaking of audits and issuing of subsequent reports)

Ensure good quality two-way communication between Underwriting Management and Claims Department, to identify adverse trends or technical aspects and necessitate changes to either policy or procedure by underwriting teams

Support wording drafting and wording reviews as well as participate in product development as required

Essential experience, skills and knowledge;

5+ years' experience in commercial "Package" insurance or property underwriting, with Property and Casualty knowledge

Good knowledge of underwriting policies and procedures with first-hand experience of implementation of these

Understanding of the impact and requirements of relevant regulatory bodies and legislation on insurance contracts

Ability to think and act long term both strategically and operationally

Ability to translate business requirements into underwriting guidelines

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team while meeting meaningful deadlines

Strong organization and administration skills

Ability to influence areas outside immediate control

Excellent interpersonal skills

Attention to detail and strong analytical skills

Good skills in MS office (Excel, Word, PPT) Outlook and internet applications

Ideally, some experience of developing IT functionality within underwriting environment

Ideally, ACII Chartered Insurer qualification

REF_ 7579

MW Appointments is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
  Add this Vacancy to your Shortlist

We will use your email address to send this vacancy information only. We will not pass this on to any 3rd parties, in accordance with our PRIVACY NOTICE

Apply for this Vacancy

Fields marked * are mandatory

Essential Details


We will use your email address to contact you regarding your application and suitable vacancies. We will not pass this on to any 3rd parties, in accordance with our PRIVACY NOTICE


We will use your mobile number to contact you regarding your application and suitable vacancies. We will not pass this on to any 3rd parties, in accordance with our PRIVACY NOTICE

Please fill in at least one CV field

Choose from Dropbox

You have successfully upload your file

Additional Information to Speed Up Your Application

We take your privacy very seriously, click here to view our Privacy Notice.

Back to Jobs

Your Job shortlist

Simply hit the "Apply for all" button to apply for all your selected jobs at once. Remove any undesired jobs via the "Cross" icon

You have successfully added the Job to your Shortlist

Apply for all your Shortlist vacancies

The city office has moved

You can find us at

Map to our new office location

Irongate House, 22 - 30 Dukes Place, London EC3A 7LP