Technical Underwriting Development Manager (Remote)

Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Type: Full time
Experience: Senior Level

Geo Underwriting

Technical Underwriting Development Manager (Remote)

Technical Underwriting Development Manager | Geo Underwriting | UK

Technical Underwriting & Development Manager – UK – ARDWY816414

Geo Underwriting Services Limited is a future-facing Commercial MGA with a focus on providing specialist insurance to niche markets. To support its growth and ongoing development we are looking for a Technical Underwriting & Development Manager to manage the MGAs central underwriting activity which includes technical referrals, technical audit, wording development and review, acquisition due diligence, reinsurance facilitation and alternative risk transfer vehicle support.

As part of this role you will also deliver a scheduled technical training and development programme which supports the ongoing development of underwriting, claims and actuarial technicians across the MGA – including multiple entry points into the programme e.g. apprenticeships, graduates and those with existing technical backgrounds that require technical development. You will undertake tactical and strategic activities to build and maintain a culture of continuous development at all stages of employment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Undertake the role of a Head Office technical underwriting referral point for commercial underwriting matters across multiple classes of business
  • Wordings oversight and development – ensuring wordings are clear and concise and meet capacity and regulatory requirements (including the new Consumer Duty)
  • Management support and technical challenge on internal / external audits across all delegated authority and sub delegated authority arrangements.
  • Acquisition due diligence
  • Undertake Underwriting Quality Reviews (UQRs) – thematic and technical – against an agreed schedule and scope.
  • Deliver a scheduled technical training and development programme following a gap analysis exercise and ensure materials are readily accessible on the Technical Academy website
  • Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) / Captive management support and Reinsurance facilitation (treaty and facultative)

What experience does a Technical Underwriting & Development Manager need?

  • Understanding of the workings of an Insurer / MGA / Delegated Authority business
  • Experience within a technical underwriting and/or claims role covering multiple classes of commercial business
  • Good knowledge of general commercial and personal lines insurance products and distribution channels
  • Knowledge of the Insurance market, capacity providers and portfolio placement.
  • Knowledge of underwriting, pricing and product governance and the current regulatory environment
  • Basic Project management skills and key stakeholder management / communication
  • Understanding of professional qualification and skills frameworks relating to Insurance

Some Of The Other Benefits Are

In return you will be welcomed and supported by our Ardonagh family, with opportunities to earn your annual salary plus a role-based incentive plan and grow your career. You will also be joining an organisation that cares about you as a person and your wellbeing.

  • Holiday entitlement of 26 days plus bank holidays
  • Opportunity to progress your career across the entire Ardonagh family
  • Gain professional CII or ACII qualifications to enhance your knowledge and career prospects
  • Pension scheme for when you feel it’s time to retire
  • 24-hour support for you and your families physical and mental wellbeing
  • Corporate perks such as discounted gym memberships, cinema tickets, shopping, Eyecare vouchers, cycle to work and much more
  • 1 days paid volunteering day to give back to our communities
  • Ardonagh Community Trust (ACT) – Raising funds for charity with donation matching in your local community
  • The Spotlight Awards, where we shine a light on the brightest talent across our group

So, what are you waiting for? Apply today and one of our team will be in touch.

Geo Underwriting is one of the UK’s largest, full service managing general agent’s (MGA) supported by a number of A-rated capacity providers.

Geo Underwriting is one of the UK’s largest, full service managing general agent’s (MGA) encompassing Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, Agriculture and our London Market business, Geo Specialty.

With 11 regional offices, we offer a wide underwriting footprint, diverse product range and A-rated capacity. #GEO

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