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Commercial Underwriter (Principal Accounts & Estates)

Region: South West

Location: Bristol

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: CSDI03034

Working pattern: Full-time (Part-time hours considered)

Closing date: 28th August 2022

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Commercial Underwriter (Principal Accounts & Estates)

Salary: Up to £35k p.a. depending on experience, plus an annual bonus of up to £3,500 (up to 10% of salary)

Location: Bristol (Temple Back) - up to 80% home working following an initial induction period

About the role

As a Principal Account Underwriter, you will be responsible for building and maintaining productive relationships with our network of NFU Mutual agents, delivering first class technical support and assistance on renewals and mid-term adjustments, as well as supporting and coaching other commercial underwriters. 

You will be working on our customer’s commercial insurance policies and responsible for underwriting some of our larger, more complicated risks, including our prestigious Estates policies 

We encourage a healthy work/life balance and this opportunity will offer you a 35-hour working week, with shift patterns falling between 8am and 6pm Monday – Friday, and no weekends! Our hybrid working model also means you can work from the comfort of your own home up to 80% of the time once you are fully up to speed.

About you

We are currently seeking experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic Commercial Underwriters to join our Principal Accounts team at our Regional Service Centres in Bristol and York.  The Principal Accounts team support our network of NFU Mutual agents with complex commercial cases up to a gross written premium of £100K.  

You will need to be a strong team player; you will strive to achieve the highest quality standards and thrive when working under pressure.  You will be used to always putting the customer first and fully considering their requirements whilst developing lasting relationships.

You will be highly effective at building and managing relationships.  An effective communicator with strong organisational skills and have the ability to meet deadlines successfully.

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:   

  • Salary of up to £35,000 DOE

  • Annual bonus (up to 10%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies.

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.   

We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.