Offers “Aviva”

Expires soon Aviva

Trading Underwriter

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Job description

Trading Underwriter - Salary up to £40,000

Location: Home or office based - East Anglia and Essex with office locations in London and Norwich.

Aviva are currently looking for an experienced underwriter with expertise in Construction or motor trade (or both) to join the business on a permanent basis.

You will be mostly home based with occasional travel in the office as well as broker visits across Essex to the North of Norfolk.

A bit about the job:

Looking to increase our expertise within the team to allow us to continue to grow our Mid-Market book. We are a diverse team with different experience, roles and backgrounds.

The role is flexible with both home based and office based staff. We operate in the East Region as the Mid-Market East team covering brokers from the South of Essex to the North of Norfolk.

Responsible for managing new business, renewals and mid-term adjustments for a panel of regional/national brokers. The role will require the ability to travel for broker visits and team meetings.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

A team worker, supporting colleagues. We win together.

Underwriting trading experience and an understanding of the commercial insurance market.

Relationship skills with the ability to trade and run a portfolio of business profitably.

Preferable expertise in Construction &/or Motor Trade.

Strong commercial business acumen to create and deliver business cases

What you’ll get for this role:

Starting salary of up to £40,000 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.

29 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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