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Senior Underwriter

Ref: 9222659

  • €62,000 - €67,000
  • 05 Mar 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

My client is currently recruiting for a Senior Underwriter to join their expanding team based in Dublin. This is an exciting job which offers the successful candidates an excellent work culture and the chance for rapid advancement. It will focus on day to day underwriting of policies to both SME and corporate clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong background of Income Protection, Disability and Life Underwriting, be ambitious, self-motivated, confident and have a “can-do” attitude.

Key Accountabilities


• Underwriting of group Life, Disability, and Income Protection products. • Answering Brokers queries dealing with “large case” underwriting • Providing training and support to junior underwriters. • Work on any ad hoc projects such as data review rules engine enhancements. • Broker engagement through visits or other means

Skills and Experience


• Excellent communication and negotiation skills particularly when dealing with complex cases • Excellent knowledge of market with ability to make commercial decision when appropriate • Ability to assess medical conditions and make decisions on the degree of severity • Ability to create effective relationships with all areas of the business both internal and external • Ability to lead by example with capability to train and mentor others • Ability to self-manage i.e. to actively seek work and not wait for allocations • Commitment to excellent customer service provision

Organizational and prioritization skills


• Capable of responding positively to pressure and multiple priorities. • Substantial underwriting authority – standard and substandard, for income protection. • Possess or have made significant progress towards Diploma in Life and Disability underwriting • Detailed knowledge of medical terms and conditions • Detailed knowledge of financial underwriting at least 4 years’ experience required • Up to date knowledge of current medical underwriting developments and trends. • Good working knowledge of Underwriting Rules engines • Proven ability to work and deliver on underwriting related projects • Ability to review and comment on Underwriting Data

What we offer you


• Competitive salary • Pension • Excellent bonus structure • Lifestyle and wellbeing schemes If you are interested in this role contact Conal O'Connor on e-mail [email protected] or 01 5927858 or click below