Senior Liability Underwriter Senior Liability Underwriter …

Aviva
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Aviva
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
An exciting opportunity has arisen to support Aviva's aspirations for profitable growth in our Corporate and SME Markets. The Senior Underwriter will be integral to the Commercial Technical Underwriting (CTU) team and lead on elements of portfolio performance, development of underwriting strategy and providing technical

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support Aviva's aspirations for profitable growth in our Corporate and SME Markets. The Senior Underwriter will be integral to the Commercial Technical Underwriting (CTU) team and lead on elements of portfolio performance, development of underwriting strategy and providing technical oversight and governance of the Commercial Liability account. CTU is comprised of technical subject matter experts across all Commercial Lines of business.

The team is central and integral to many programmes and projects within Aviva and works closely with and influences many other business areas. The role will also support and contribute to the expansion of our underwriting appetite and fast-growing underwriting capability. The position will allow you to up-skill across different areas and provide you with ample development opportunities within UK's biggest insurer!

The role can be based from anywhere in the UK however travel to our London office will be required.

Some of the duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing and interpreting performance and claims trends across the accounts
  • Developing Commercial Liability class underwriting philosophy, strategy, risk appetite, technical wordings, and drive improvement opportunities in the likes of wordings, processes, pricing or strategy
  • Providing solutions for complex underwriting problems within authority and Aviva's risk appetite
  • Engaging and influencing the market and other external bodies
  • Ensuring that customers are at the centre of decision-making and fair treatment of customers is embedded into all activities

Skills & experience we would like to see:

  • Extensive commercial liability underwriting experience
  • Experience of portfolio management (or a desire to develop into this area)
  • Ability to influence areas outside immediate control
  • Knowledge of reinsurance and its applications
  • Ability to think and act long term both strategically and operationally

What will you get for this role?

  • A competitive salary depending on skills, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply)
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

We care about the well-being of our employees

How you feel at home, work and all aspects of your life are important to us. Our programme 'Be Healthy', 'Be Mindful', 'Be Secure' and 'Be Awesome' supports your physical, mental, financial and social well-being! Here are just a few highlights:

  • You can download Aviva Digital GP - a 24/7 personal GP service that enables you to get a video consultation with a GP and pharmacy service at the touch of a button
  • We offer all UK employees subscriptions to Headspace for free
  • We have subsidised 70% off the normal gym membership prices, meaning for a reduced monthly fee you will have access to a wide range of fitness venues

Additional Information and Equal Opportunity

One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we love to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

Our diversity and inclusion policies and initiatives are crafting an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of age, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or those with other caring responsibilities. Our approach helps to ensure Aviva as a place which values difference and provides equal opportunities for all.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability (as defined in The Equality Act 2010) whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. (By 'minimum criteria' we mean that you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential). Please apply through the website and then email the contact listed in the advert to notify us that you meet the conditions for the guaranteed interview scheme.

We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Daniela Krol in the Resourcing team on 0121 234 7660 or daniela.krol@aviva.com.



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