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Underwriting Assistant

Company
Bell&Clements
Location
London , United Kingdom

Introduction

 

Bell & Clements is a leading expert in understanding and connecting US coverholders and brokers to flexible and innovative insurance solutions. We are also a registered Lloyd’s Broker. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Munich Re, we have access to the expertise, products and risk appetite of one of the largest and most successful insurance groups in the world.

We are specialists in offering expertise in underwriting, broking and capacity management for US Excess and Surplus (E&S) lines insurance solutions. The unique combination of broking and underwriting divisions provides the ability to quote and bind risks through inhouse binding authorities, while providing customers with access to Lloyd’s, London Market companies, and Munich Re owned capacity in Germany and the US.

 

Why join us?

 

We are a responsible employer, with a reputation for innovation and adding value in the insurance distribution chain. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Munich Re, we have access to the expertise, products, risk appetite and career development opportunities of one of the largest and most successful insurance groups in the world. As our business continues to grow, we are committed to expanding our team and provide development opportunities to ensure we are always supporting our people in their career journey. Our talent pool makes us who we are, and our inclusive culture means we are looking to continue to build our team with broad expertise, diverse backgrounds, and ambitious employees. Being part of Bell & Clements provides access to multiple health and wellbeing benefits, work-life balance initiatives (including hybrid working), financial wellbeing packages as well as training, development and career opportunities.

 

Overview

You will be assisting with all administrative tasks in relation to the underwriting of Transactional risks written within the Direct Underwriting Division. To include the underwriting of Mid Term Adjustments, handling of post, binders and the issuing of quotes as directed by Underwriters, and any ad-hoc duties as requested. You will be working on a hybrid working policy.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

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Key Skills and Experience

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Benefits

This position is offered on a Permanent basis. Annual salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful candidate. Annual leave - 25 days per year (plus bank holidays), increases with length of service. Health & Wellbeing – our offering includes private medical insurance for employees, their partners and their families, a Digital GP service and an annual allowance (currently £550) any activities which supports health and wellbeing. Hybrid and remote working – to support your work balance we have introduced hybrid working.  You will be provided with support to work from home up to a maximum of three days per week. Flexible working hours – the opportunity to flex your working hours. Generous gender-neutral family leave policy - employees with 26 weeks’ continuous service at the Expected Week of Childbirth are eligible to receive 26 weeks full pay. Professional Qualification Support – (discretionary) financial support covering the cost of professional qualifications, including institute membership, exams, study materials and completion bonuses. Generous gender-neutral family leave policy - employees with 26 weeks’ continuous service at the Expected Week of Childbirth are eligible to receive 26 weeks full pay. Team fun – warm and social culture with regular get togethers.

 

Equal Opportunities

Bell and Clements is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or parental status.