To provide efficient and effective, technical and administrative support to an underwriting team
Primary Responsibilities • Awareness and understanding of the annual business plan for the respective business unit •Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met •Adhere to underwriting standards and good practice to minimize risk and maximize efficiency in line with process control time frames •Contribute to recording and measurement of insurance risks to ensure accuracy, good practice and adherence to relevant performance standards (as prescribed by quality review process •Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including colleagues, extended service team, customers and brokers to be able to work collaboratively and effectively •Ensure accurate underwriting data is captured on systems to minimize risk and ensure high quality output of information •Prepare documents to ensure that appropriate records are established and accuracy of records is maintained •Conduct research and prepare reports and back up information to support the team to assist the business planning process •Assist with the production of management information statistics and reports to support the business planning process •Support underwriting through general administration to ensure delivery of a professional service •Work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver superior service standards as part of the extended service team
Preferred Competencies/Skills • A good level of numeracy and literacy •Strong organizational and prioritization skills •Good interpersonal and communication skills •Problem solving skills - demonstrates tenacity in handling and resolving queries •Attention to detail
Preferred Education Specifics • Working towards Insurance qualification desired e.g. ACII
Preferred Experience • Completion of Lloyds & London Market test (where relevant) •Some experience gained within the insurance industry - desired
Preferred Knowledge • Basic understanding of class specific underwriting knowledge •Good Knowledge of QBE underwriting systems •Understanding of Word, Excel and other departmental software packages •Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements (specific reference to FSA/Lloyds regulation) •Strong understanding of defined process standards
QBE Cultural DNA • Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks seven cultural elements) - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. We expect all employees to role model and inspire the right behaviours that link to our cultural elements: •We are customer-focused •We are technical experts •We are inclusive •We are fast-paced •We are courageous •We are accountable •We are a team •All employees are expected to adhere to QBE's Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices
US Only - Disclaimer • To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.
Global Disclaimer • The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee's normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.
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Equal Employment Opportunity:
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