Commercial Lines Underwriter

Recruiter
Aviva
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Not disclosed
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Aviva Ireland is now offering superb opportunities for ambitious and enthusiastic Commercial Lines Underwriters to join our General Insurance National Trading Centre Team.

In this role, you will have responsibility for managing a commercial underwriting portfolio through our broker network. Our underwriter teams take care of commercial line risks within designated underwriting authority and in-line with Aviva’s business plan. The role will involve achieving business goals by providing excellent underwriting capability in liability and property classes, along with a high-quality service to brokers to enable growth and profitability.

The role’s duties & responsibilities:

  • Making independent underwriting decisions in an informed and timely manner on commercial property and liability products

  • Building positive relationships with brokers and collaborating across all teams

  • Being a referral point for high premium and technically sophisticated cases

  • Providing authoritative knowledge to brokers and colleagues

  • Following best practice for quality and risk/control

Skills & experiences required: 

  • Proven Commercial lines underwriting experience and authority in one or more Commercial Lines products, Liability or Commercial Property

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities

  • A background of robust negotiation and influencing skills

  • Track record of end-to end responsibility for cases and handling /prioritising workloads

  • Achieved or working towards professional insurance qualifications/industry accreditations (APA Commercial, CIP, ACII, etc.)

What will you get for this role?

  • A competitive salary depending on location, skills, experience and qualifications

  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme

  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review

  • Holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

  • Discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras”

  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Additional Information

One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

Our diversity and inclusion policies and initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of age, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or those with other caring responsibilities.

Our approach helps to ensure that Aviva is a place which values difference and provides equal opportunities for all.