Underwriter

London, UK
MGA - Underwriting – Underwriting /
Permanent /
Hybrid
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 as much a technology company as one that sells insurance. We build, we fail, we learn, 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?
We support every team member to balance work and life effectively.
remote working - you can balance working remotely and connecting with colleagues in the office
mental health and wellbeing resources - access to counselling and technology to support your mental health
flexible parental leave - we pay six months full pay to the primary caregiver, and four weeks full pay if you’re the secondary caregiver
paid sabbatical - two weeks off when you’ve been here five years and four weeks off when you’ve been here 10, 15 and 20 years
a dedicated learning platform - the platform lets you balance both work and life goals (including management and leadership programme)
life event leave - an extra day of leave every two years for whatever you want: moving house, welcoming a new pet, or your birthday

We also make sure you’re compensated fairly.
competitive salary - based upon your experience and the market we’re in from day one
annual bonus - the potential to earn a bonus based on business performance
pension - we match what you put into your pension up to five percent
BUPA Private Medical Insurance covering Pre-existing medical conditions
health cash plan - we reimburse your everyday medical expenses
holiday entitlement - 25 days leave, plus bank holidays (you can also use your flexible benefits to get up to five days more!)
life assurance - four times your basic salary
flexible benefits scheme - an allocated allowance to use each year on things like critical illness cover, dental insurance, travel insurance, up to five days extra holiday, and gym membership.

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