Technical Underwriter

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
31 Dec 2020
28 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

We’re looking for someone to join our Underwriting and Assurance team as a Technical Underwriter in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

The role of the Technical Underwriter is to be subject matter expert on Motor Insurance Underwriting, providing UW, Regulatory, and TCF input and guidance into the analytical work of the team and own, review, and update FCG’s UW control framework, Technical Policy Wordings, and other product management documentation.

Job responsibilities

  • Provide technical underwriting input to the analytical/project work of the UW and Assurance Team and wider pricing department
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance, TCF, and traditional UW principles are considered and where appropriate enforced
  • Develop and maintain detailed knowledge of emerging trends/technologies/available data within the personal lines Motor insurance market
  • Develop knowledge of and advise on upcoming, potential, and historic regulatory changes impacting the UW of the personal lines motor insurance market
  • Maintain relevant relationships with relevant third parties and internal stakeholders
  • Build a log of FCGs Underwriting Criteria using this as a basis for ongoing scheduled review of static UW criteria
  • Review, maintain, and suggest improvements to policy wording for FCG insurance products

Skills, knowledge & experience

  • Strong experience working in a relevant Technical UW or Product Management role for a Motor Personal Lines Insurer
  • Good knowledge of general insurance pricing techniques, data sources and motor insurance products
  • Broad knowledge and awareness of the regulatory environment pertaining to Pricing and UW for UK personal lines insurance market
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to adopt a logical approach to solving problems
  • Proven ability to produce outstanding results based on own initiative
  • Logical thinker with solid reasoning ability, commercially focused with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy

What can we do for you? 

We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…

Fantastic training and development opportunities

  • Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • A day off for your birthday
  • The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
  • A health cash plan
  • Help with travel expenses
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Professional subscription fees paid

Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

For further information on what we can offer and to learn more about this role, feel free to contact our dedicated Recruitment team.

So, if you’re up for the challenge and would like to join our vibrant and busy team, we want to hear from you today.

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