Offers “Aviva”

Expires soon Aviva

Underwriting Manager - Branch

  • Leeds (City and Borough of Leeds)
  • Sales

Job description

Underwriting Manager – Branch

Salary: Competitive

We have an exciting new role opportunity in Mid-Market underwriting as an Underwriting manager.  The role is accountable for delivery of branch underwriting results and ensuring strong underwriting quality and capability development.  You will be responsible for driving profitable growth and setting strategic direction of the branch through delivery of the Profit & Loss plan by providing expertise, technical advice and analysis whilst managing underwriting accounts and contributing to our National Underwriting Strategy.

A bit about the job:

This role is accountable for the underwriting and financial performance of their branch in line with Aviva's strategy.  You will analyse Branch Underwriting Performance and implement strategies in line with RUM/CUO outputs, to improves branch financial performance. This role involves data analysis, strategy implementation and financial planning, while being overall Accountable for Financial Performance of the branch. You will be consulted on Underwriting Activity and Technical Upskilling plans – in so far as they impact Financial Performance. 

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

Underwriting leadership along with experience of underwriting roles and portfolio management (Level 1 underwriting licence as minimum)

Experience of coaching and mentoring staff along with managing complex non-standard underwriting arrangements

The ability to analyse data trends to identify growth opportunities and inform future underwriting strategy 

Excellent understanding of the insurance industry with a broad knowledge of external regulators along with knowledge of insurance regulation, agency and compliance

Knowledge of the local market and interaction with brokers and customers on large complex risks with the ability to develop strategic contacts & relationships in a complex environment

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.

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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 Guv Johal a call on 0750 008 7919 or send an email to .

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