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National Underwriting Delivery Manager (Commercial)

Region: East, Midlands, North East, Northern Ireland, South West, Scotland or Wales

Location: Flexible

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: CSDI03057

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 1st July 2022

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National Underwriting Delivery Manager (Commercial)

  • Lead and manage commercial underwriting teams

  • Flexible location dependant on successful applicant

  • Up to 80% homeworking

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior leader of people to become a National Commercial Underwriting Delivery Manager.   This role will head Commercial Departments of c.200 employees.  The successful candidate will develop and embed operational and technical best practice standards across regional activity ensuring delivery of underwriting, operational excellence and compliance in line with our regulatory responsibilities.

About you

You will be able to demonstrate extensive senior leadership and management experience in Financial Services where your experience of manging operational teams will have given you a solid grounding to set the teams direction.  Throughout your experience you will be able to demonstrate how you engage your teams to deliver an excellent customer experience. Your commercial acumen will enable you to review processes and policies in line with industry best practice, making sound judgements whilst operating within the necessary regulatory frameworks.  Your experience will demonstrate a proven track record of establishing effective relationships with stakeholders and the ability to lead organisational change.  Ideally experience of managing or at least exposure to general insurance underwriting teams would be beneficial.

Benefits and Rewards

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

  • Competitive salary 

  • Annual bonus (up to 33%)

  • Car or car allowance of £7,000

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

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

  • Private medical insurance family cover

  • 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.