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Senior Underwriter - Cargo

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Job description

·  Manage the existing portfolio (renewals, endorsements, risk and client visits, client meetings, claims involvement). 
·  Contribute positively to the overall results of SCOR Specialty Insurance by demonstrably sound technical and profitable underwriting
·  Develop SCOR’s market share and leadership position
·  Enhance SCOR’s image in the market by efficient and innovative support of client needs
·  Negotiate bespoke service lines specific wordings
·  Represent SCOR at international events, both general industry conferences and client hosted annual conferences
·  Support Global Line Head to develop and expand the business line.


Required Education 


·  Educated to A Level, or equivalent qualifications


·  Relevant university degree, or equivalent
·  ACII Qualified
·  Language skills

  Required experience & competencies



·  Established underwriter with several years of direct underwriting experience in the London market or elsewhere
·  Proven underwriting skills including wording negotiation
·  Good market relationships
·  Established client relationships
·  Experience of writing international business


·  Experience of presenting to reinsurers
·  Experience of writing direct (i.e. non-brokered) international business


·  Sound technical knowledge of subjects associated to underwriting as well as a wider understanding of related legal, risk management, social and economic topics
·  Knowledge of competitors, cedants, reinsurers and brokers within the London market and internationally
·  Commercial and tactical vision
·  Ability to successfully negotiate “face-to-face” with brokers
·  Ability to lead business
·  Ability to promote the underwriting policy
·  Ability to use spreadsheets to a good standard
·  Able to adapt well to SCOR structure and philosophy, which includes technical underwriting and technical referrals
·  Ability to quickly acquire a thorough understanding of SCOR’s underwriting policy and guidelines
·  Understanding of company computer systems
·  Team player as well as capable of working on own initiative
·  Proactive
·  Strong verbal and written communication skills
·  Receive, select and evaluate offers of business from various sources, calculate ratings and negotiate the bespoke wordings of the contracts
·  Generate and originate new offers and promote SCOR by pro-active marketing in accordance with the strategy and guidelines defined in the SCOR Roadmap  and relevant guidelines
·  Maintain and develop relationships with clients and brokers; travel as and when required to do so
·  Attend broker and client hosted events
·  Respond to all enquiries  in a timely manner
·  Assist the Global Line Head in the research, development and report on new areas of potential profitable growth
·  Maintain accurate records of quotes, risks accepted and declinatures
·  Control and verify premium income according to business plan
·  Assist the Global Line Head to produce reports of various formats for reporting purposes as required
·  Contribute to the claims settlement process in conjunction with the claims department
·  Attend market / client meetings to lead discussions on the restructuring of problem cases
·  Actively manage items on the Service Lines Watchlist
·  Monitor and develop the Service lines Pipeline
·  Meet with Service lines reinsurers on a regular basis as required
·  Contribute to the division’s technical knowledge of sectors and sub-sectors in which the jobholder is working
·  Motivate, encourage and contribute to the training of the team
·  Attend SCOR’s Lloyd’s box to service brokers submissions and endorsements, and negotiate policy terms
·  Ensure compliance with all relevant international licensing requirements for SCOR’s various offices
·  Represent SCOR on the LMA panel on an ad hoc basis
·  Oversee the submission of special acceptances to SCOR Underwriting Committee and Reinsurers for those deals which fall outside Underwriting Guidelines and pre-agreed reinsurance treaty terms

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