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Assistant Underwriter - P&C Package

Salary Competitive
Location Birmingham
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Position Summary

We are seeking to hire an Assistant Underwriter to join our Birmingham team.

The role will support P&C Package and focus primarily on new business. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to business plan achievement by writing new business within underwriting authority.
  • Establish and build upon relationships with brokers and clients
  • Promote the development of the business by identifying new business and cross sell opportunities.
  • Support the preparation of the business plan and any other document/ information as required.
  • Ensure accurate entry of policy aggregate information onto the relevant software and spreadsheets, as required. 
  • Prepare and report figures and statistics for the business unit or team account.
  • Support the monitoring and control of the business, as directed by Underwriters
  • Liaise with and assist the claims department when required in the settlement of claims
  • Comply with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements and ensure, at a level appropriate to the position, that appropriate measures are in place to ensure this compliance
  • May perform additional duties as assigned.


Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • Knowledge of P&C or package products in an advantage
  • Demonstrated understanding of business objectives and the market in which we operate.
  • Intellectual curiosity      
  • Ability to plan and organise own role effectively
  • Mathematical and statistical ability
  • Strong understanding of risk management and governance framework and how own role fits into it
  • Underwriting discipline                                            
  • A practical understanding and analysis of risk, pricing, contract wordings, and claims         
  • Ability to promote own profile and CNA Hardy to brokers and clients
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication and rapport building skills
  •  Effective influencing skills
  •  Ability to be assertive when appropriate
  •  Ability to use appropriate systems to the technical level required
  • Completion of competency test or equivalent
  • Appropriate knowledge of all relevant regulatory and legal requirements applicable to the position

CNA Hardy is a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets. We offer a highly specialised and comprehensive portfolio of innovative and market leading products. Coverage is available to businesses of all sizes for domestic, international and global exposures.

It’s an evolving environment and a place where employees voices are heard and have numerous opportunities to make a difference.

We are dedicated to providing an open and inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive.

Employees receive continuous support and development opportunities.

We support charities and are involved in community initiatives and volunteering programmes.

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