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Development Underwriter Hiscox

Job ID: 6541
Department: Underwriting
Employment type: Permanent - Full time
Location(s): York, UK
Preferred education: Degree or equivalent

Job Description:

About Hiscox UK and Ireland

Hiscox UK & Ireland is a leading brand in the insurance market, recognised as setting the standards others try to emulate. We consistently deliver strong growth and exceptional returns, recruiting only the very best and empowering them to deliver. We are known for insuring the homes of the rich and famous through to the most innovative technology companies. Our customers are diverse and unique and are only united by our ability to provide specialist insurance tailored to their needs.

The role:

Do you want to work for the Hiscox 2018 team of the year?  It's been an amazing year for the region and there's some incredibly strong relationships with brokers so you know you’ll be joining an established and successful Branch.  You’ll be accountable and empowered to make decisions autonomously and be the face of the York Professions and Specialty Commercial team who are renowned for their impeccable service record, if Brokers are looking for an insurer we want Hiscox to be their go to choice.

On a day to day basis you will underwrite Professional Indemnity, Liability & Cyber products to name a few, including a new cyber product launching this year



What You’ll be doing:

You’ll be responsible for profitably underwriting complex, open market risks, both renewals and new business, undertaking broker visits and managing key broker relationships and actively identifying opportunities to cross-sell products.

It is a competitive market – you will need to be confident at selling a premium product and service.  We’re looking for someone who has the confidence to ask questions and the determination to have a successful underwriting career with Hiscox.  We will expect you to demonstrate Hiscox behaviours, and achieve both personal and team objectives in line with the core Hiscox values.