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On-Site Commercial Underwriter

Region: East

Location: Flexible

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: CSDI02867

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

Closing date: 8th August 2022

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About the role

Here at NFU Mutual, we are setting up a brand-new on-site underwriting team within our Regional Commercial Underwriting function.

As an On-Site Underwriter, you will provide dedicated support to NFU Mutual agencies within your designated region and will be responsible for underwriting a portfolio of commercial combined risks up to a gross written premium of £50K.

Using your technical expertise, you will negotiate on large commercial account reviews and connected portfolios, engaging with Subject Matter Experts when required to deliver compelling and market leading propositions to our customer.

You will work to maximise profitable growth opportunities by working collaboratively with the Agents to influence performance and support them in delivering excellent underwriting returns.

Additionally, you will advise and guide Agents on more complex risks to improve their technical knowledge and promote best practice in order to provide excellent service to our customers and maintain the highest of quality standards. You will analyse and monitor performance versus plan to highlight any trends and delivery of agreed actions.

This On-Site Underwriter position will cover a panel of NFU Mutual Agencies within the East Region.

About you

We are seeking a dynamic insurance professional with extensive commercial underwriting experience. You will boast a track record of managing more complex and technical cases across a range of commercial insurance products and will be able to demonstrate your ability to effectively coach and guide others.

This is an exciting new role within the business which will offer you an opportunity to really shape the role, relationships with Agents and ways of working. It’s therefore important that you possess exceptional communication skills with proven experience of building effective and lasting working relationships, with the confidence to challenge and influence.

Benefits and Rewards

Here at NFU Mutual, 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 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.

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

  • Competitive salary of up to £55k p.a. depending on experience

  • Company Car

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme (maximum of 12% company contribution)

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (additional holiday purchase scheme)

  • Employee discounts 

  • Gym subsidy 

  • Health and wellbeing plan

  • Life Assurance cover

  • Discounted Insurance 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 2021 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.