Trainee Development Underwriter HiscoxJob ID: 6459
Employment type: Permanent - Full time
Preferred education: Degree or equivalent
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.
About the Maidenhead Team
Made up of both commercial and private client underwriters, the Maidenhead team are a friendly bunch who are committed to providing exceptional service to their brokers. Led by the Regional Manager, hard work is the name of the game and the team are always busy, but not too busy to have fun as well. Working with a diverse panel of brokers they cast their net across the south-east and are always on the lookout for the chance to grow their book. Brokers know that our Maidenhead team is the place to go for first-class underwriting and outstanding service.
You’ll be understanding and underwriting property risks from a high net worth private clients perspective, as a team they aim high and you’ll be given the autonomy and the opportunity to manage your own panel of brokers. We’re looking for someone who has the confidence to ask questions and the determination to have a successful underwriting career with Hiscox.
What You’ll be doing
Under the direction of more experienced underwriters your first 12 months will be developing your underwriting and sales skills
You’ll be working towards and underwriting new business as agreed with the line manager
You will enjoy talking to brokers and building new relationships as well as strengthening existing relationships over the phone and eventually in broker meetings
Service will be at the forefront of your mind at all times and you’ll thrive upon delivering an exceptional service to brokers in line with identified SLA’s
Demonstrate the Hiscox behaviours achieving both personal and team objectives, in line with the core values of Hiscox