JOB TITLE: Senior Underwriter


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Glasgow
Job Reference : 8141AH Job Category : Insurance
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 02/02/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £60000 per annum + pension, discretionary bonus
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a Senior Underwriter for one of their international clients working in the property insurance sector based in the Glasgow office. This exciting opportunity will involve managing an underwriting team which has responsibility for ensuring profitable growth in Scotland and Northern Ireland and maintaining strong working relationships with clients, brokers, solicitors and business units throughout the territory.


Job Description

Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a Senior Underwriter for one of their international clients working in the property insurance sector based in the Glasgow office. This exciting opportunity will involve managing an underwriting team which has responsibility for ensuring profitable growth in Scotland and Northern Ireland and maintaining strong working relationships with clients, brokers, solicitors and business units throughout the territory.

Main duties will include:
*Developing and implementing underwriting policy
*Taking on accountability for profitable underwriting performance
*Working with the Head of Business Development (Scotland & NI) to develop a departmental training plan
*Maximising business profitability
*Review and evaluate complex risks applying sound underwriting judgement
*Demonstrate in-depth product of policy coverage
*Leading a team of underwriters, including mentoring less experienced members
*Conduct underwriting audits
*Maintain excellent subject matter expertise

A successful Senior Underwriter applicant must be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Scottish property law and a high level of technical expertise in the field. Also beneficial will be an in depth understanding of the real estate market and a strong sense of business acumen. A background within the legal sector relating to property law will be seen as highly desirable.
Owing to the large territory this role covers a willingness to travel is essential.


Job Keywords

legal solicitor underwriting insurance property title Glasgow



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Insurance recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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