Commercial Lines Underwriter, Aviva, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 1 month ago

Aviva, Cork

Commercial Lines Underwriter, Aviva, Cork
Commercial Lines Underwriter
Cork, Dublin, Galway.

Aviva Ireland offers superb opportunities for ambitious and enthusiastic Commercial Lines Underwriters to join our General Insurance National Trading Centre Team. You can be based anywhere commutable to Cork, Dublin or Galway.

In this role, you will have responsibility for managing a commercial underwriting portfolio, through our broker network. Our underwriter teams deal with commercial line risks within designated underwriting authority and in-line with Aviva’s business plan. The role will involve achieving business goals by providing excellent underwriting capability in property and liability classes – along with a high-quality service to brokers enabling growth and profitability.

The role’s duties & responsibilities:

  • Making independent underwriting decisions in an informed and timely manner on commercial property and liability products.
  • Building positive relationships with brokers and collaborating across teams.
  • Being a referral point for high premium and technically sophisticated cases.
  • Providing authoritative knowledge to brokers and colleagues.
  • Follow best practice for quality and risk/control.

Skills & experiences required:

  • Proven Commercial lines underwriting experience and authority in one or more Commercial Lines products – Liability or Commercial Property.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • A background of robust negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Track record of end-to end responsibility for cases and prioritising workloads.
  • Achieved or working towards professional insurance qualifications/industry accreditations (APA Commercial, CIP, ACII, etc.)

What will you get for this role?

  • A competitive salary depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply)
  • Aviva uses “smart-working”, and you can be based anywhere commutable to our Cork, Galway or Dublin office.

Additional Information

One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies, and hobbies.

Our diversity and inclusion policies and initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of age, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity, or those with other caring responsibilities. Our approach helps to ensure that Aviva is a place which values difference and provides equal opportunities for all.

We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying, please contact [email protected],com in the Resourcing team

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