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Underwriting Performance Consultant

Region: Midlands, North East or South West

Location: Flexible

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference number: CSDI02744

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 28th January 2022

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About the role

Following an internal promotion, we now have an exciting 12-month fixed term contract opportunity available within our Head Office Underwriting Performance team for a Performance Consultant who will develop and agree appropriate profit targets and work with key stakeholders on the strategies, plans and commitments that will successfully deliver them.

Through the effective benchmarking, monitoring and reporting on performance, you will analyse variations and root causes and recommend action to ensure we remain on track to deliver whilst contributing ides and analytical support to the development of business cases.

Additionally, you will work on projects designed to manage the delivery of profit targets and make local changes to drive underwriting and financial performance within the region you are working within.

We encourage a healthy work/life balance and this opportunity will offer you a 35-hour working week and you can also look forward to our hybrid working model, which means you can work from the comfort of your own home for up to 50% of the time.

About you

We are seeking a general insurance professional who has worked as part of a team responsible for driving underwriting performance and for the profitability of a general insurance product / account.

To be successful in this role, you will also need to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills with the ability and confidence to challenge and influence where necessary.

You will be comfortable with analysing complex information and making data-driven decisions and will be used to developing papers that identity opportunities and mitigate plan misses.

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 £42-50k p.a. depending on experience

  • 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.