Underwriter

  • Location: Dublin
  • Duration: Up to 12 month fixed term contract
  • Working hours: 35 hours a week (Monday to Friday)
  • Application end date: 31/01/22

About the Role

The role holder will deliver exceptional customer service acting as part of an underwriting development team, supporting Ecclesiastical Ireland’s ambitions for profitable growth & “right first time” approach to customer service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, negotiate & profitably underwrite new and existing business (renewals & MTAs) within own authority & aligned to Ecclesiastical Underwriting strategy.
  • Plan, prioritise and manage individual work to deliver agreed objectives and meet SLA’s to deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Use the appropriate method of communication (telephone, face to face) to support Ecclesiastical’s right first time approach in order to build and maintain successful Internal and external relationships.
  • Identify upselling opportunities at new business stage as well as within current book of business
  • Understand and operate within regulatory framework and identify and escalate any risks to the business

Requirements and Qualifications

 
  • Underwriter experience – in commercial property and liability  
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent 
  • APA minimum. CIP preferred
  • Watson Glaser 40th percentile or above (will be tested)
  • A proven track record of delivering exceptional customer service 
  • Appropriate IT skills (will be tested)
  • Strong verbal communication 
  • Commercial awareness - including negotiation and trading skills
  • Proven track record in applying critical thinking as part of the underwriting process 

Competencies

  • Customer advocacy 
  • Personal responsibility 
  • Thinking & engaging clearly
  • Building collaboration 
  • Delivering ambitious performance
  • Driving business improvement
 
Applications (CV and cover note) should be emailed to: recruitment@ecclesiastical.com