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Gallagher: Junior Underwriter - Pen Underwriting, London

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021

England


How should I apply?

Please email Ari Zastawna who is Gallagher's Human Resources specialist with an expression of interest: ari_zastawna@ajg.com
Ari will then arrange arrange a discovery telephone call with you to speak more about the role.

Overview

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services offering market leading support to clients and customers across 150 countries with over 90 years of intelligence and insight. Their clients include internationally recognized brands and businesses looking to use their insurance broking leaders to provide quality risk management solutions.

Gallagher live by a culture motivated by The Gallagher Way, their shared values and guiding tenets driven by their people, over 30,000 strong. As a member of Gallaghers global insurance brokerage team, you’ll help Gallaghers clients address risk, protect assets and recover from losses.

They are currently recruiting for a junior underwriter - pen underwriting to join their established business. If you are someone who is always happy to help, with a professional attitude this is an amazing chance to work with some leading industry talent whilst learning directly from them!

The Role

You'll support the underwriting and service some of Gallaghers existing accounts with the expertise of an experienced underwriter by your side.

Evaluating new business by using sensible and recognised underwriting practices. Using good judgement, along with your industry insight provided by thorough training to increase the financial performance of our company.

  • Support new business and renewal underwriting enquiries from your clients. You also deal with claims cover requests.
  • Targeted across a number of important metrics; clearly outlined and tangible during your performance year.
  • Gallagher are looking for people who love a challenge and can rise to any occasion, such as dealing with insurance brokers during renewal negotiations! This is a great opportunity to sell their product range, too.
  • You'll speak with Gallagher's accounts team to handle any financial queries that arise.
  • Using proven analytical skills to provide statistics on some of the more difficult cases.
  • Detect and assess risks that are considered both ‘standard’ and ‘non-standard’.

Role Requirements

  • An interest in the insurance industry and educated to a good A-Level standard or equivalent.
  • Strong communication and social skills to work with clients and colleagues alike; you’re also highly numerate.
  • Motivated, ambitious and compassionate means that you slot in well to the team and can provide a first class service to our clients.
  • Able to cleverly extract and piece together information from a broad range of different sources
  • Your analytical, problem solving approach coupled with initiative and dedicated attitude is a real key for success.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

Benefits

Gallagher strive to be the organisation that all their staff are proud to be a part of and where everyone can call themselves one of their team. Where their culture is embracing of difference, where you can be the best and, perhaps most importantly, be yourself.

We are all different in some way. If we were all the same, and all thought the same, we would be vulnerable as a group. By welcoming and encouraging diverse opinions and backgrounds within their organisation, Gallagher aim to have a healthier, more innovative and ultimately more profitable business.

If this sounds like somewhere you’d like to join, they’d love to hear from you. 

How should I apply?

Please email Ari Zastawna who is Gallagher's Human Resources specialist with an expression of interest: ari_zastawna@ajg.com
Ari will then arrange arrange a discovery telephone call with you to speak more about the role.

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