Commercial Underwriter


Job Ref:
2279

Job Title:
Commercial Underwriter

Location:
Dundrum - Dublin 16

Closing date:
Close date not set

Vacancy Description

Join RSA and make a difference every day. 

Whether you are just beginning your career or looking to take the next progressive step in your journey, RSA Insurance Ireland is an organization where you can be yourself, learn and develop and a place where your ideas and contributions matter.  

 

With offices in Belfast, Galway, and Dublin, we have embraced hybrid work empowering our people to work flexibly and to suit their individual needs, which enables them to deliver great service to the customers we look after every day. Our Dublin office is also home to our sister-company 123.ie.        

 

At RSA and 123.ie we empower our customers to make a difference in their lives. And the same goes for our employees. We are proud to have 32 different nationalities represented in our workforce. Our diverse customer base benefits from the diverse perspectives of our teams that serve them, solving complex problems with creative ideas. 

 

As proud member of the Intact family, we’re part of something bigger with a presence in North America, the UK, and Europe. Our business has grown organically and through acquisitions to over $21 billion of total annual premiums.

 

We want you to thrive and grow with us – and we’ll give you all the tools, flexibility and learning opportunities you need to do it.

 

And, if you bring your best, then we promise to give you, our best. 

 Culture and Community 

 RSA is a purpose-driven business – our purpose is to help people, businesses, and society prosper in good times, and be resilient in bad times’.  

 We do that by living our values – Integrity, Respect, Customer-driven, Excellence, and Generosity – in everything that we do. 

 We provide an open and honest workplace – where everybody contributes, and every view is listened-to and respected.  

 Generosity is in our DNA and is the value that guides and enables our people to help others, protect the environment and make our communities more resilient. It drives our efforts to care for people and to give our time, financial resources and talent. We’re also committed to helping society adapt to a changing climate taking reasonable care to ensure that our business activities are conducted in an environmentally sustainable manner.  

 

Our stats don’t lie… in our annual engagement survey 

 

 

87% of our people celebrate the diversity in their teams and the wider company  

90% of our people feel safe to speak up and share if they’ve made a mistake  

91% of our people feel valued and respected by leadership  

89% of our people are benefiting and thriving through our hybrid working model 

 

So if you want to make a difference every day, we’d love to have you.

 

 Commercial Underwriter

This role involves underwriting and/or support of Property, Liability & SME cases through building, maintaining, and developing relationships with senior underwriters and brokers to renew policies in line with agreed area/segment strategies and, secure profitable renewals and underwriting the associated cases within agreed processes and risk appetite.  

You will have good analytical, relationship management and communication skills.

This role will involve working with underwriting colleagues to achieve business targets and deliver the defined customer propositions.

The role will be a mix between assisting and supporting the Dublin Trading Team, resolving queries and problems, and helping to develop your teams professional and technical capabilities where appropriate while also spending time in your core business role.

We can offer you a vibrant and dynamic environment to work in with support towards your insurance qualification and most importantly developing a highly rewarding career in insurance.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing commercial cases, where appropriate, and delivering underwriting decisions by following agreed processes at the designated authority level and with the necessary senior direction and support, to secure profitable business within the agreed risk appetite
  • Managing an agreed portfolio of Accounts to maximise profitable revenue potential from new and renewal business and achieve agreed business targets.
  • Managing complaints within own licence level in an appropriate fashion to maintain quality and continuity of relationships.
  • Contributing to the wider development of effective business strategies, priorities, and market propositions, drawing on own knowledge, understanding and interpretation of local markets, competitors, and Accounts.
  • Develop and maintain good internal relationships to support the end-to-end delivery of the customer proposition. Managing customer expectations and delivering the relevant Brand Promise

 

Requirements:

  • Ideally APA or CIP (Certified Insurance Practitioner) Qualified
  • Ideally but not essential requirement of previous experiences within a Commercial underwriting role
  • Strong people skills
  • Self-drive and excellence in execution and delivery
  • Vision, decision making ability and problem solving / critical thinking skills, prioritizing initiatives in a dynamic environment
  • Role is Hybrid

 

RSA Insurance Ireland DAC and its affiliate companies consider applicants on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status

 


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