Engineering Underwriter Construction and Engineering (Ref: KHEUCE)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Insurance sector in Bedfordview - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 31 May 2019
Job Description:

Join this Specialist Engineering Underwriting Company and become part of their growing team.

Main job function

Underwriting, rating and risk analysis and quote on new business

Negotiating and pricing underwriting risks

Consider treaty requirements

Renewal of business

SASRIA rating

Negotiate renewals with Brokers / Reinsurers

Assist with Credit Control

Assist colleagues with technical queries

Develop and arranging specialized covers and risks

Develop market presence and build relationships with brokers with a view to obtaining new business

Excellent marketing skills

Respond to queries and resolve them satisfactorily within scope of authority

Ensure accuracy of outgoing documentation is up to company standards

Facilitate and assist with queries from the Underwriting, Claims, Marketing and accounts departments

Develop, implement and monitor administration processes to ensure efficient policy administration

General administration which entails following up on quotations and renewals, checking that policies are processed and sent out and corresponding with brokers

Must be hardworking and prepared to go the extra mile

Looking for an achiever


Civil Engineering Degree - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Must Be Fully FAIS Compliant - or willing to study towards it at company’s expense


Insurance knowledge / experience would be an advantage

Must be technically proficient 

Must be able to analyse and assess risks

Must have attention to detail

Must be client focused and very service orientated

Must have good communication skills

Must have good negotiation skills including initiative

Must be a team player

Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft WORD and EXCEL

Product knowledge and knowledge of wordings is a must. Candidate must be able to produce a quote

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson