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Senior Underwriter - Cargo and Specie

  • London, UK
  • Sales

Job description

Senior Underwriter - Cargo and Specie (Lloyd’s based)

Salary: Competitive

Are you someone who wants to play a key part in the continued success, growth, and ambition we have for Marine?

Aviva is a market leader in the marine market with over 10% market share in the International Underwriting Association (IUA) cargo company market space and an ever more significant growing book in the Fine Art and Specie market. However, we are not content to rest on our laurels, and we strive to profitably grow this sector over the coming years.

A bit about the job:

The role of Senior Underwriter is key to the continued success, growth, and ambition we have for Marine, and sits within a team of 7 writing wholesale business from our company Box in Lloyd’s and a wider team of marine underwriters in London primarily working out of our London office.

Our appetite is broad & worldwide including North America, whilst we are a company market operating in the Lloyd’s building, we have all the necessary surplus lines and other global licences to write business globally.

You will have accountability for ensuring the allocated business is aligned to plan requirements for all Marine business written & renewed as well as delivering the volume, quality and profitability of growth opportunities to the Line of Business which enables them to hit their plan targets.

Within this role you will also be building relationships with brokers and customers all over the world, including some travel and be responsible for the performance and development of the risks assigned to you and as per plan. Plans include metrics for new and renewal targets for GWP, NWP, Loss Ratio, Expense Ratio, and Combined Ratio, and rate achievement.

Also on a case by case basis judgement is required to ensure overall strategy and governance targets are met.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

Experience in underwriting and handling London market wholesale cargo / stock throughput and fine art and specie business

Proven track record of underwriting a portfolio for a London Market/Lloyd’s Marine account including understanding the metrics required to monitor such a portfolio

Well regarded by major London market brokers with the ability to build and maintain relationships. We accept that your strength may be either Cargo or Specie, and we will be looking for candidates with the ability to develop their strengths and market profile where necessary

Results oriented

The ability to plan and prioritise affectively

What you will 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 you on what you put in.

29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days

Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts

Up 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 scheme

Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave

Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work

Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others

We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools

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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.

To find out more about working at Aviva take a look here

We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.

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