London, UK
MGA - Underwriting – Underwriting /
Permanent /
Here’s what you’ll be doing:

Our MGA and Underwriting team at Simply Business is the stuff that career dreams are made of, there is great breadth to the work that you are doing from the products we sell to the day to day activities. Even if you are an experienced Underwriter we guarantee you’ll be doing new things.

If you’re working towards your ACII exams, we’d love to fund this and support your ongoing development.

Your manager, James (Senior Underwriting Manager) will offer you lots of support, while also giving you the autonomy to do your own work, and will be available when you want to ask questions or gain support.

As one of our Underwriters, you’ll be:

    • underwriting referrals from our broker partners
    • supporting with the management of the portfolio to ensure we maintain a profitable business
    • specialising in commercial SME products including trades and construction, retail, office, professional indemnity, and property owners 
    • supporting projects like book transfers, wording reviews, Consumer Duty, or developing new distribution opportunities 
    • monitoring authority delegated to our broker partners by undertaking audits and process improvement reviews

We’re looking for someone who is:

    • starting to develop a reputation as a technical expert in their current role
    • keen on delivering great service to brokers and customers via case underwriting
    • working in portfolio / product underwriting - can use data and present recommendations to stakeholders
    • working towards their ACII qualification or degree equivalent
(We know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the bullet points above to be considered for this role.)

We encourage people of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you and do your very best work.

Are you looking to elevate your underwriting career? Apply today.

About Simply Business

We insure small businesses and enable big dreams – not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too. With over 900,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords and more than 1,000 other trades.

We’re a technology company as well as one that sells insurance. That means we build, we fail, we learn and we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment.

Why not check out our advert on YouTube: Simply Business TV advert 2022: You name it.  We insure it.

What are the benefits?

•ㅤwork-life balance – we support every team member in maintaining a manageable workload
•ㅤhybrid working – you have the flexibility to work remotely and connect with your colleagues in one of our hubs
•ㅤmental health and wellbeing – we give you access to tools and counselling to support your mental health
•ㅤflexible parental leave – we understand how important this time is, that’s why we offer six months full pay to the primary caregiver and four months full pay if you’re the secondary caregiver
•ㅤpaid sabbatical – as a thank you to our long-serving employees, we offer a two-week sabbatical when you’ve been here for five years. And four weeks off for those who’ve been with us for 10,15, and 20 years
•ㅤlife event leave – you can get an extra days leave every two years for those big moments in your life like moving house, welcoming a new pet, or your birthday
•ㅤa dedicated learning platform – our platform helps you develop on your personal and professional goals, including management and leadership programmes

We also make sure you’re compensated fairly

•ㅤcompetitive salary – we aim to offer a fair salary based on your experience and the market we’re in from day one
•ㅤannual bonus – the potential to earn a bonus based on business performance
•ㅤpension – we’ll match what you put into your pension up to five per cent
•ㅤprivate medical insurance – you’ll get medical insurance through BUPA that covers any pre-existing medical conditions as a core benefit
•ㅤhealth cash plan – we reimburse your everyday medical expenses
•ㅤholiday entitlement – 25 days leave, plus bank holidays (and you can also use your flexible benefits to get up to five more days)
•ㅤlife assurance – pass on a tax-free sum that’s four times your basic salary (core benefit). With the option to increase it to ten times through our flexible benefit scheme
•ㅤsalary sacrifice car scheme – option to buy a brand new, fully insured and maintained car for a convenient fixed monthly amount taken from your gross salary (after 6 months service)
•ㅤflexible benefits scheme – everyone gets an allocated allowance to use each year on things like critical illness cover, dental insurance, travel insurance, a gym membership, and up to five days extra holiday

Ready to join us and drive our success as a high-performing team? Apply today.