Offers “Aviva”

43 days agoAviva

Trading Underwriter

  • Leeds (City and Borough of Leeds)
  • Sales

Job description

Trading Underwriter - £27,000 - £33,000 National

Location: Leeds or York

Aviva are currently looking for a Trading Underwriter to join the business on a permanent basis working within Aviva’s Property & Liability team. You will be dealing with predominantly existing business, although some new business engagement . We are looking for someone with previous Underwriting experience.

The Trading Underwriter will strive to provide excellent customer service at any opportunity. You will understand what matters to the customer/broker and how that fits with Aviva’s plans and strategies.

The ideal person will be West Yorkshire based as you will be expected to travel between Leeds & Hull for Broker meetings when required.

A bit about the job:

Keeping customers at the heart of all key decisions ensuring all customers receive a good outcome is key to this role. You will be confident to provide the right solution for the customer at the right time, through the life cycle of the relationship.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

Being responsible for underwriting profitable business whilst operating within agreed guidelines and authority levels

Experience of being aligned to a portfolio of customers/brokers, proactively developing the commercial book of business, to deliver our purpose

Develops, builds and strengthens relationships with aligned customers/brokers, providing technical support and assistance and dealing with all queries

Uses a network of relevant stakeholders to deliver the widest proposition appropriate to the customer. Increases our product density

Works independently, within underwriting authority, conferring where appropriate more technical and complex risks to colleagues who can add value

What you’ll get for this role:

Starting salary between £27,000 and £33,000 (depending on skills, experience, and qualifications)

Generous pension (starting level Aviva contributes 8% when you contribute 2%)

Eligibility for annual performance bonus

Family friendly parental and carer’s leave

25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

Up to 40% discount for Aviva products

Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars

Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme

21 volunteering hours per year

Aviva is for everyone:

We are inclusive – 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 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.

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.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Dylan Wood a call on 07385 426164 or send an email to

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