Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Assistant Underwriter – Property

Dubai, UAE

To assist the Property Underwriter in planning and carrying out Business Development activities that will help in consolidating a renewal book as well as securing new business and creating relationships and opportunities with Commercial Insurance Brokers / Cedants within the Asia Pacific region

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What will your essential responsibilities include?

  • Recording of aggregate exposure within limits prescribed in personal and office underwriting authorities (UWA).
  • Contribute to the achievement of the income budget and loss ratios by the underwriting of business in accordance the UWA.
  • Ensure all risks written are within the normal AXA XL underwriting criteria and maximum line allowable under the UWA.
  • Ensure all new risks are promptly recorded and documentation issued in accordance with AXA XL working practices.
  • Ensure adequate reinsurance has been acquired to cover specific risks on the account where necessary, or that the need for adequate reinsurance has been made known to the Underwriter.
  • Produce full and accurate required data in a timely manner for the Monthly Underwriter Meeting.
  • Build and maintain relations with brokers and clients to best serve the interests of the AXA XL organization.
  • Ensure professional competence for the role of Assistant Underwriter.
  • Participate in the peer review process
  • Follow all internal company procedures where applicable including, but not limited to, administrative procedures, expenses, health & safety
  • Ensure that, as an AXA XL employee, you are representing the AXA XL organisation in a professional and appropriate manner
You will report to the Underwriting Manager.

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We’re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:

  • Qualification: The role requires individuals of graduate / A-level caliber with exposure to insurance and/or reinsurance related business activities.

  • Experience: Experience in a Financial Services environment. The role requires individuals with minimum 3 years of work experience in the general insurance industry. Experience in the Property line is a plus

  • Solid compliance experience in Company and or Lloyd’s markets

  • Up to date appreciation of the technical requirements of the role

  • Proven ability in identifying and analysing problems, creating good solutions, deploying sound decision making skills.

  • Proven track record of knowing what it takes to provide a consistently first-class customer service internally and/or externally

  • Ability to build effective working relationships (internally/externally), establishing credibility amongst a wide and demanding client group

  • Demonstrable evidence of interpreting & manipulating data clearly and accurately with the ability to extract & clearly articulate key points

  • First class report writing skills, ability to develop and present ideas and reasoned arguments clearly and concisely to various audiences

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, a confident and articulate presenter to internal/external audiences, exercising appropriate discretion in dealing with people from all levels of the Company

  • Excellent attention to detail and a meticulous eye for identifying inconsistencies or inaccuracies in data entry or data outputs

  • Able to organise self (and others if applicable) including effective scheduling, prioritisation and time management skills, completing tasks to tight deadlines. Demonstrates a ‘can do’ attitude

  • Comfortable taking ownership for own work, identifying the need for action (using initiative) whilst working effectively within a team.

  • Desirable Knowledge and Skills: Displays a resilient and adaptable style, track record of remaining calm in demanding circumstances, adjusting comfortably to changing conditions / priorities; the role would suit highly driven self-starters, with a strong desire to challenge and deliver.

AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Locations: AE Dubai Dubai International Financial Center Dubai International Financial Center Gate Precinct Building 3 Dubai 482032
Job Field:Underwriting Support
Job Type:Standard
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