Job Title: Underwriter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Exeter, Devon
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Free IP & medical insurance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH14102_1550507246
Contact Name: Luke Robert
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2019 16:27

Job Description

Underwriter required for a leading health/income protection insurance provider based on the outskirts of Exeter. With impressive plans for growth they are expanding their teams in order to cope with growing demand of their products. This is a permanent opportunity with an award-winning insurance provider on a 35-hour working week.

Acorn is looking for an underwriter that is able to provide extensive experience in protection insurance & healthcare insurance. You'll need to have the life & disability underwriter exam certificate and should be an effective communicator to deal with various stakeholders throughout applications

Underwriter responsibilities:

* Provide statistical calculation on any associated risks with each applicant
* Work independently & within a team on different caseloads providing accurate underwriting on policies
* Take control of the approval process for all new business
* Manage communication between the various stakeholders with each case
* Handle any underwriting issues or queries prior to submission
* Communicate directly with members of the public & applicants GP's in regards to factors effecting any applications
* Ensure that you are compliant with any regulations or procedures created by the Financial Conduct Authority

Underwriter requirements:

* Ability to work independently or within a team
* Effective communication skills with the ability to correspond with members of the public/other stakeholders in regards to important decisions
* Experience underwriting for protection/medical insurance
* Life/Disability Underwriting Examination
* Right to work in the UK

Underwriter benefits:

* Competitive salary up to £40,000
* Free private medical insurance, income protection insurance & death in service cover
* Company Pension Scheme
* 24 days holiday plus bank holidays per annum
* Access to the employee reward scheme
* Free on-site parking

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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