Lead Underwriter - Property & Casualty

Lead Underwriter - Property & Casualty

About the role 

Superscript is a Lloyd’s broker and coverholder. We’re one of the UK's fastest-growing tech scaleups and one of the world's fastest-growing fintechs. And we’re backed by Beazley, Concentric, Seedcamp and BHL (owner of comparethemarket.com and other innovative insurance brands). 

We’re looking for an ambitious, hard-working and self-starting Property & Casualty Underwriter to bolster our underwriting capabilities whilst adding maturity to our business and collaboration within the wider insurance market.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships within the team, other areas of the business and external stakeholders
  • Ensure open and effective communication within the underwriting team and between other areas of the business
  • Develop, communicate and maintain underwriting rates and rules
  • Conduct scheduled reviews and refreshes of policy documentation, including proposal forms, statements of fact, schedules, policy documents, underwriting guides, policy summaries
  • Be the referral point for large and complex case underwriting
  • Build market leading, customer focused propositions for this growth area
  • Actively participate in or lead projects and other initiatives

About you

  • 10+ years underwriting experience (Lloyd’s and/or London Insurance Market)
  • UK (and ideally European) underwriting experience
  • You possess an in-depth operational knowledge of how underwriting businesses deal with insurers, Lloyd’s and other market functions
  • You’ll be knowledgeable of operational and compliance-related requirements for insurance contracts as well as binding authorities
  • Challenge the status quo where appropriate in order to add value and drive sustained profitable growth
  • Actively strive to identify cross-sell opportunities to build a pipeline that enhances Superscript’s product offering
  • Demonstrated strong commercial awareness and an appreciation of the interdependencies between your work and what's happening in the organisation, the industry and the wider economy
  • Ability to adjudicate on complex, non-standard and unprecedented situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

In return, we offer you:

  • A competitive salary and the ability to grow your career at the UK’s leading Insurtech
  • An amazing team and founders, supportive board and investors
  • 25 days holiday - so there’s plenty of time for work, rest and play
  • Vitality private health and dental insurance
  • Great pension (up to 10% on top of your salary)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Latest Apple tech gear
  • Fun, modern and informal office environment with regular team social events
  • Central London location with the best lunch in town (Borough market!)
  • Hybrid way of working for the perfect work / life balance 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

London

180 Borough High St
SE1 London Directions

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