Travelers Senior Development Underwriter in Glasgow, United Kingdom



Senior Development Underwriter

Target Openings:


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Your main duties will be to:

  • Underwrite and assess risk to maximise business growth and profitability for allocated broker panel.

  • Make appropriate decisions within own underwriting authority in addition to considered, intelligent and complete recommendations to technical underwriting/business leadership.

  • Negotiate terms and conditions consistent with underwriting requirements and service.

  • Accountable for accurate underwriting documentation and information in account management systems and adherence to Travelers' documentation standards.

  • Provide local and national expertise, coaching, direction and leadership to ensure successful meeting of growth and profit objectives.

  • Develop and leverage broker/client relationships through a high level of visibility and using a disciplined sales management approach (e.g. planning and follow-up for broker and prospective customer visits/meetings) in support of business objectives.

  • Working with Distribution, effectively assist in the development, documentation and execution of sales plans with emphasis on increasing marketing and sales activities outside the office.

  • Seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues in other business units and regions to foster business development across Travelers.

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Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

Travel (Occasionally) Each individual has responsibility for: Acting in accordance with Travelers Companies' Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, Business Excellence Policy and all HR policies and procedures. Delivering high quality service to brokers and customers in line with our service standards. Complying with all legal, insurance, regulatory, Lloyd's and Sarbanes Oxley rules and Guidelines Acting at all time in compliance with the Treating Customers Fairly outcomes. Working as a team with colleagues within the Company and the Enterprise. Developing strong relationships with our key supporting brokers and customers and all other key external stakeholders Adhering to the Company's policies and procedures. Keeping adequate records of all transactions undertaken with brokers, customer and all other Parties. Continually looking for improvement both from a personal and business perspective.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Advanced knowledge and ability required in respect of analytical thinking, judgment, decision making, communication and strong team work. Demonstrates proven ability in respect of broker planning and engagement activities. Demonstrates advanced ability in the areas of customer focus and positive broker interaction. Demonstrates intermediate knowledge and ability in respect of Microsoft Office systems including Excel and Powerpoint. Typically demonstrates advanced relationship management skills.

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Job Summary:

Our Business Insurance team at Travelers offers our customers a broad array of industry-specific, combined property and casualty insurance solutions. We pride ourselves on offering superior service, retaining business and our responsiveness to new business submissions.

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Development Underwriter to join our team in Glasgow permanent basis.

As a Senior Development Underwriter at Travelers you will be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities and seeking new solutions to meet the needs of the clients and brokers. You will also support the renewal of current business in accordance with your underwriting authority and work with the Regional Manager in providing leadership and coaching to more inexperienced individuals within the team to help foster a successful and driven team ethos.

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Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

  • Previous experience of underwriting in Property and Casualty classes of business.

  • You are required to hold a full and valid driving licence.

  • Degree education (or equivalent) preferred.

  • Proven experience in Underwriting, including identifying and developing new business opportunities. General knowledge of the local insurance marketplace.

  • Thorough knowledge of organisational and regulatory rules, policies, procedures and effectively employs that knowledge in day to day work activities.

  • General knowledge of technical underwriting.

  • ACII qualification preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Operates standard office equipment (Continuously) Sitting (Can stand at will) (Continuously) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Continuously) Driving (Occasionally) Use of Display Screen Equipment (Continuously)

Minimum Qualifications:

Previous experience of underwriting in Property and Casualty classes of business. Incumbents are required to hold a full and valid driving licence.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Licensing or Certificates:

ACII qualification preferred.

Primary Location:

Glasgow - Strathclyde Region - United Kingdom

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.