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Trainee Underwriter Hiscox

Job ID: 7090
Department: Underwriting
Employment type: Permanent - Full time
Location(s): Guernsey
Preferred education: Degree or equivalent

Job Description:

The role:

You will be expected to underwrite kidnap & ransom and/or fine art insurance in order to meet agreed service standards and key performance objectives.

In consultation with the Senior Underwriter, you will be expected to drive and deliver underwriting success.


• Deliver underwriting performance in line with the budget.
• Develop relationships and maintain existing relationships with all of our distribution channels
• Underwrite, price and negotiate accounts consistent with the quality of the risk and according to the company’s strategy and guidelines; mainly focused on renewal (existing) business but you will also handle new business from established distribution channels

• Drive on going and continuous improvement within the Underwriting department.
• Manage and analyse a portfolio of business and make recommendations to leaders on how to improve profitability and ensure production targets are met
• Achieve production targets and underwrite business profitably in a volume environment
• Maintain excellent service standards
• Work on other projects, as assigned