Assistant Underwriter – Property
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
What will your essential responsibilities include?
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.