Salary: circa £30,000 We are recruiting for a Construction Underwriter to join the Regional Specialty Lines Construction trading team within Aviva.
We offer a specialist approach with an emphasis on building strong and close relationships with our customers - an outstanding service proposition with prevention and innovation at its heart.
You will be assisting managing a portfolio of brokers/customers to proactively develop and profitably grow the commercial book of business and work closely with our London Construction team and fellow Specialty Lines and Mid-Market underwriting teams.
A bit about the job:
Within this role you will be reviewing underwriting submissions for project and annual risks ensuring they are within strategy and calculating appropriate risk premiums by considering the risk and utilising pricing tools.
You will be maintaining relationship management with brokers and clients and servicing of new and existing accounts (endorsements, account queries, renewals).
As well as working collaboratively in a team environment, assisting underwriters, operations, accounts, risk engineering and the management team.
Skills and experience we’re looking for:
Experience of underwriting new and existing business - knowledge of the construction industry would be advantageous, this could be previous construction or engineering underwriting experience
Be a good communicator and be comfortable engaging with brokers and customers, undertaking negotiations and build their confidence in Aviva making us their insurer of choice
Able to review submissions and understand if it is a risk Aviva wishes to underwrite
Very self-motivated individual Experience of working collaboratively within a large complex organisation
What you will get for this role:
Our purpose - with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too. And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you.
We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague. Salary circa £30,000, depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications
Bonus opportunity - 6% of annual salary actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s.
Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
25 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts
Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave
Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
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