Senior Global Terrorism Underwriter
Aon are currently recruiting a Senior Global Terrorism Underwriter to join our team in Chelmsford. The Senior Global Terrorism Underwriter will be primarily responsible for underwriting global terrorism business in accordance with delegated underwriting authorities, delivering the strategy for the unit, maintaining an excellent working relationship with carriers, promoting products and services and supporting the International Underwriting Director and Underwriting Director in achieving the business plan/budget.
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 Global Terrorism Underwriter some of your key responsibilities will involve:
Underwrite new and renewal business & alterations within delegated underwriting authorities, with referral to the carrier as required
Build excellent working relationships with GBC teams to ensure that GBC and AUM are aligned
Facilitate the personal development of junior underwriting staff and provide guidance and training on technical underwriting issues
Work with carriers to deliver the underwriting strategy, to understand Insurers’ risk appetite and expectations
Maintain a high level of technical knowledge and input into technical and commercial market intelligence
Assume line management responsibility for direct reports (if applicable)
Deputise for the International Underwriting Director as required
Monitor and control of new and renewal business, including aggregate monitoring
To act fully in compliance with FSA rules and guidelines and with Aon Policy
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.
As a Senior Global Terrorism Underwriter your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Experience, Knowledge & Skills:
Proven track record in technical underwriting
Underwriting experience in the London Market – which may include some time spent as a Broker.
Experience of RMS or other Catastrophe modelling software would be an advantage
Able to establish and maintain relationships with brokers and carriers
Team leadership experience and organisational skills
Team player / team-building ability
Good written and oral communication skills
Ability to engender enthusiasm and commitment in the underwriting team
Advanced level of technical underwriting knowledge
Ability and drive to deliver targets
Effective communicator, both written and oral at senior level
Attention to detail and achieving high professional standard
Able to work proactively without direct supervision, as well as part of a team
Accurate and timely throughput of work
Ability to mentor and coach direct reports (if applicable) and junior team members
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