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Senior Construction Underwriter, London

Last update 2024-02-22
Expires 2024-02-21
ID #1961626175
1,200 £
Senior Construction Underwriter, London
United Kingdom, London, London,
Modified December 15, 2023


Senior Construction UnderwriterSalary: CompetitiveAre you someone who is passionate about the construction insurance market, has a broad and varied experience, and is happy to share their knowledge and mentor junior underwriters?A bit about the job:Aviva Construction is embarking on a long-term strategy to expand its construction business, capitalising on both favourable near-term market trends and conditions and long-term opportunities. The successful candidate will need a proven track record in underwriting CAR/EAR risks and in writing both international and UK risks. The candidate will possess strong experience and credentials in technical underwriting and pricing of construction risks, as well as a strong reputation in a market-facing role: for effective management, communication, and negotiation with brokers and clients.The candidate will also have experience and be comfortable navigating a large insurance organization, including effective interaction with risk engineers, claims specialists, client and broker relationship managers, operations and administration, and finance.As a Senior Underwriter you will be involved in market engagement, including interaction with producers, clients, and Aviva’s peers in the marketplace. This includes both the London Market and international markets. You will have a role in driving a disciplined growth strategy, including portfolio steering and development of business acquisition channels. You will also exercise key responsibilities for the training and development of junior underwriting staff, and to deliver thought leadership in the marketplace.Aviva operates a “smart working” policy meaning that we spend approximately half of our time working in an office, and this role is based in London.Skills and experience we’re looking for:Solid construction underwriting experience with in-depth knowledge of London market businessConfident and articulate – needs to be comfortable engaging with brokers and undertaking negotiations, proactively representing Aviva to the marketAnalytical/Strategic – be able to review submissions and understand Aviva’s appetite whilst considering market conditionsTeam player but self-motivated and willing to train/mentor junior members of the teamCompetent IT skillsWhat you’ll get for this role:Our purpose - with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too. And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you. We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.Competitive salary (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)Bonus opportunity - 12% of annual salary actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s.Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 daysMake your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discountsUp to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn schemeBrilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leaveFlexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to workMake a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help othersWe take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and toolsTake a look to learn more. Put a salary into this calculator to see what your total Aviva Reward could be.Aviva is for everyone:We are inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.Most of our people are smart working –spending around 50% of their time in our offices every week - combining the benefits of flexibility with time together with colleagues.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior construction underwriter

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