Senior Commercial & Professions Underwriter – Maidenhead

Senior Commercial & Professions Underwriter – Maidenhead

£55,000 – £65,000 per annum

A fantastic opportunity for a senior commercial and/or professions underwriter to develop and build their career at a world class insurer.

The successful candidate will receive first class training and development from an Insurer with a reputation for excellence. This role would be a great opportunity for someone who already possesses experience of commercial underwriting, but now wants to receive the portfolio of work, training and benefits that this market leading Insurer provides.

The Role

Working within the Maidenhead regional office, you will be responsible for finding, developing and growing new business opportunities within the region. This will be achieved by generating enquiries from the brokers and working quickly and efficiently to provide them with quotations.

You will also have the opportunity to receive cross class training so you will be expected to demonstrate a broad skill base and a desire to acquire new underwriting skills.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

Consistent and profitable underwriting of Professional & Specialty Commercial business to achieve a new business GWP target

Developing and maximising opportunities in the region through proactively prospecting large opportunities

Regularly visiting brokers’ offices, building strong relationships with the individuals and delivering superb service to them

Identifying poorly performing brokers and implementing measures to improve their business

Building specific product knowledge to become a point of referral for a specific product line

Working in a compliant manner that ensures the region passes sales and underwriting audits

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have:

A proven track record in commercial underwriting

Working knowledge of Professional Indemnity &/or Commercial Combined insurance

Ideally started or be willing to progress towards ACII qualification.

Demonstrable drive, self-motivation and determination to achieve results

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills combined with a proven track record of broker development, relationship management and customer focus

Ability to think on your feet and make intelligent, innovative business decisions

Strong influencing and negotiation skills and proficiency in sales disciplines


You will receive a competitive salary which will vary depending on your experience and you will receive the following additional benefits:

Company pension contribution

Life insurance

Personal accident insurance

Medical insurance schemes

ACII qualification sponsorship

Sports club membership


Our client is a leading brand in the insurance market, recognised as setting the standards which others try to emulate. They consistently deliver strong growth and exceptional returns, recruiting only the very best and empowering them to deliver. They are known for insuring the homes of the rich and famous through to the most innovative technology companies.

If you are interested in progressing your career within this environment, please apply now.