Non Standard Underwriter

Non-Standard Household Underwriter


Salary – £60,000 to £70,000 p.a.

We are seeking two highly skilled Non-Standard Household Underwriter with experience in handling £1m+ GPW (Gross Written Premium) to join a dynamic team in a leading insurance company based in Manchester. Our client is part of a global insurance group and an approved cover holder at Lloyd’s of London, they specialize in providing innovative insurance solutions across various sectors and the business is 50/50% renewals and new business oriented.


  • Evaluate the risk and exposures of customers for new business, mid-term adjustments and renewals from our network of UK and Ireland brokers.
  • Quoting, converting and retaining business to meet budget and underwriting performance targets.
  • Underwrite the full range of products from all distributions.
  • Achieve both new business and renewal GWP income budgets.
  • Underwrite in accordance with the Internal Underwriting Guide and the Underwriting authority awarded.
  • Trade with Brokers to maximise conversion and retention within your authority.
  • Monthly reporting to Line Manager.
  • Take underwriting referrals from other offices.
  • Understand/support and drive income, conversion and retention objectives.
  • Conduct Peer Reviews as allocated and as per PP003.
  • Assist in the development of new and existing products.
  • Deal with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and other third parties in a professional and timely manner.
  • Underwrite taking all necessary care to protect the interest of our capacity providers.
  • Carry out macro underwriting tasks as required.
  • Perform other duties from time to time as determined by the management.

Skills and Experience:

  • c3 years of experience in Non-Standard Underwriting.
  • Proven track record of underwriting a significant Gross Written Premium (GWP) volume.
  • Cert CII qualified progressing towards Dip CII
  • Proven track record in household underwriting within an MGA, insurance company or Lloyd’s syndicate.
  • Display excellent sales and trading behaviours.
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and planning skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the insurance market and the basic principles of insurance.

Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 p.a.

Location: Manchester

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