Offers “Aviva”

15 days agoAviva

Trading Underwriter

  • Birmingham (City and Borough of Birmingham)
  • Sales

Job description

Trading Underwriter – Salary £30,000 to £38,000 p/a

Location - Birmingham OR Bristol

Are you someone with a passion for underwriting? Do you have key knowledge in commercial insurance and are looking to take your next career step?

Aviva are looking for experienced Underwriters to join us to be aligned to a portfolio of brokers/customers to proactively develop and profitably grow their commercial book of business within Aviva!

In this role, you will be responsible for operating within agreed guidelines and authority levels to profitably grow the book of business, dealing end to end with brokers/customers. You will also be an active mobile underwriter and work effectively and professionally wherever you are located, whilst collaborating with the team and supporting both lead trading underwriters and underwriting leaders in delivering financials.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

Experienced in Insurance and Commercial underwriting, experience of property, motor and/or liability is desirable.

Analysis of risks and ability to communicate and present effectively to brokers and/or customers.

Ability to work collaboratively within a large, complex organisation.

Familiar with applying underwriting knowledge to effectively improve processes/procedures, whilst being responsible for own underwriting caseloads within a regulatory environment.

Excellent business development/customer engagement skills in order to influence key contacts in the marketplace.

What you’ll get for this role:

Starting salary between £30,000 and £38,000 (depending on location, 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 Alannah Burgess a call on 0121 234 7666 or send an email to

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