PI & Liability Underwriter


Bedfordview, Johannesburg
  1. Finance, HR and Administration
  2. Permanent

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Job Title: PI & Liability Unerwriter
Location: Bedfordview
Contract/ Perm: Perm
Discipline: Insurance

Essential functions (in no particular order)
Major Responsibilities:
• Must have Matric and be FAIS compliant
• Must have Liability and /or Professional Indemnity Background
• Preferably studying towards Insurance qualification
• Must have attention to detail
• Must be able to work on Word and Excel
• Must be able to handle pressurized environment
• Teamwork a must
• 2+yrs experience
• Ensuring that policies and amendments are issued without error within 2 days.
• Checking all documentation to ensure correctness before processing.
• Renewal and new business processing and issuing of Quotations
• Ensure all Renewal & Renewal Invites are done timeously.
• Processing endorsements.
• Handling queries from Credit Control department.
• Cancellation of policies.
• Handling queries from brokers – Turnaround time of 24 hours
• General correspondence with broker via e-mail, fax or telephone.
• Diarize issues that need to be followed up.
• Ensure filing of closings and schedules according to AC & E procedure. General office administration.
• Develop relationships with clients and ensure high level of service
• Assist with streamlining processes in the underwriting department
• Assist with underwriting queries internal and external – Turnaround time 24 hours
• Comply with the PI & Liability Treaty arrangement
• Ensure all risks are written within our Treaty limits
• Perform all other functions as required or requested within reason from time to time

Skills, knowledge and other requirements
• Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
• Strong relationship building skills.
• Strong presentation skills.
• Strong attention to thoroughness and detail.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Ability to respond appropriately to unexpected challenges and shifting priorities.
• Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Create a “solution-based” environment.
• Ability to conduct basic online research.
• Knowledge and interest in development issues.
• Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
• Ability to work and communicate within a culturally diverse environment.
• Proficient in MS programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Completes tasks in a timely and cost-effective way.
• Respond promptly and always in a professional manner.
• Demonstrates personal integrity and trustworthiness.
• Pursues thoroughness and appropriate detail.
• Sets high standards and monitors compliance.
• Communicates clearly and conveys intended meaning keeping records of these.
• Facilitates appropriate information flow and PR amongst all staff.
• Prioritises many demands without losing focus.

Requirements: Experience and education
• AIISA or working towards completing of qualification
• FAIS compliant
• Must have Liability underwriting experience
• Minimum 3 years’ experience.
• Salary negotiable depending on experience. We have no gender or age preferences and are more interested in the competence of the person.


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