Underwriter, Property

Are you an aspiring or experienced Underwriter with knowledge of the property insurance market?If you are interested in growing your career and skills within one of the largest commercial insurers in the world, then we would love to hear from you!This role supports the continued disciplined growth in our corporate property area, in-line with growth plans. Property has shown strong NWP growth of 60.3% in and 30.4% YTD . Our Plan for is to produce 11% growth.The role assists the team in the sourcing and underwriting of new and renewal business within the South African team and will be based in our Sandton office. You will initially support the underwriting team by delivering a high-quality service whilst developing Chubb specific technical knowledge enabling you to develop and grow underwriting authority. Initially working under the close supervision of line of business management, whilst developing underwriting skills.The team is heavily dependent on 2 authority holders, supported by 2 more junior underwriters and a risk engineer. Our ideal candidate will have at circa 5 years property underwriting experience as well as leadership attributes and the potential to grow into a more senior role within the team. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Underwrite new and renewal business according to defined underwriting guidelines and standard methodologies. .Assist with management and development of the portfolio, market profile and producer relationships. This involves regular portfolio monitoring, brokers and/or client liaison and collaboration with business partners and business development resources.Maintain accurate underwriting and policy records within agreed underwriting procedures.Focus on retention of existing business and new business development objectives without compromising underwriting discipline. Contribute to meeting the production and underwriting margin financial objectives and business plans.Deliver exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers and be a Chubb Representative: To represent and promote Chubb and maintain a permanent contact with internal colleagues, brokers and major clients.QualificationsREQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:Grade 12 (Matric), Bachelor level business degree or similar is beneficial.Industry related qualification (AIISA or similar) is desirableGood interpersonal, communication & negotiation skills. Competent in Microsoft Office with good excel skills an advantageExpected to undertake on the job training and developmentGood knowledge of property underwriting with a circa 5-years +property underwriting experience.Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions and work on ones own initiative.Social capital and existing relationships within the industry is an advantage. FAIS accredited representative (having completed regulatory qualifications) is a requirement.WE OFFER IN RETURN!Excellent employee benefits package and competitive salary. Diverse working culture and access to personal learning and development training. INTEGRITY. CLIENT FOCUS. RESPECT. EXCELLENCE. TEAMWORKOur core values dictate how we live and work. Were an ethical and honest company thats wholly committed to its clients. A business thats engaged in mutual trust and respect for its employees and partners. A place where colleagues perform at the highest levels. And a working environment thats collaborative and supportive.Diversity & Inclusion. At Chubb we consider our people our chief competitive advantage and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA