One of our clients is seeking to recruit an Underwriting Officer on a full-time basis, reporting to the Senior Manager of Underwriting
Undertakes administrative work with regards to quotations relating to new applications, top-ups, policy alterations, re-instatements, point of sales applications, generating reports
Checks client’s data and supporting documentation to allow initiation of underwriting process.
Assesses the need for additional underwriting information such as but not limited to medical, residential, occupation, past time and / or financial status of the client and initiates collation of such information.
Requests and co-ordinates with clients or intermediaries to obtain such additional underwriting information as may have been requested by themselves or the CMO/ Senior Underwriters and to ensure that such information is received complete and within the timeframe allowed.
Assists in the undertaking of evaluation of the applications as per the guidelines set in the Underwriting Procedures Manual and established by re-insurer
Assists in consultation as appropriate, takes decisions with regards to the underwriting assessment in so far that such decisions are within the parameters laid down
Assists in articulating in the Underwriting Summary Sheet or Underwriting Notes a considered opinion of action to be taken by his / her supervisor in the event that the risk decision making parameters exceed those delegated to him/her.
2+ years experience in an insurance technical environment
Minimum of secondary level of education, preference will be given to applicants with Diploma in Insurance, CII qualification, University Degree or higher;
Excellent oral and written communication in English. Any level of Maltese would be considered an asset;
Meticulous with a keen eye for detail
Problem-solver with a can-do attitude
Team player with interpersonal skills