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Senior Underwriter - Public Sector (Virtual, UK)

Senior Underwriter - Public Sector (Virtual, UK)

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Senior Underwriter (Redhill / Homebased) - AUM


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Aon are currently recruiting a Senior Underwriter to join our AUM team in Redhill / Homebased. The Senior Underwriter will be primarily responsible for: underwriting complex public sector Casualty and Property risks under delegated authority, working with ARS, third party brokers and clients to build Maven Public Sector product and capacity offering for public sector clients, taking responsibility for maintenance and renewal of a number of existing client accounts.


About Aon


Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.


Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.


About the Role


As a Senior Underwriter some of your key responsibilities will involve:

  • To underwrite major classes of business for public sector risks – predominantly Property and Liability,
  • To build excellent working relationships with supporting insurers,
  • To help build awareness and trust in Maven Public Sector internally and with Local Authorities, Police and Fire Authorities and their Broker consultants,
  • Responsible for meeting annual financial business targets,
  • To play a key role in product development,
  • Engage expertise within Aon and externally to develop product and risk management solutions suitable for public sector clients,
  • Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.

About you


As a Senior Underwriter your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • Degree level preferred,
  • ACII qualified – or working towards

Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

  • A proven track record in underwriting in relation to UK public sector risks,
  • Building Business Relationships – Experience of proactively developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships to facilitate the achievement of agreed goals,
  • Have a solid professional working relationship with Public Sector entities based on trust and respect,
  • Commercial Awareness - demonstrating business sense, possessing and using knowledge of the organisation and external market to identify potential risks, problems and opportunities,
  • Planning & Organising - setting priorities; formulating a method or course of action for self and /or others to follow to achieve desired outcome and timelines,
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Organised individual who seeks challenges in a fast-moving environment.

Salary and Benefits


This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.


We’re happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application.


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