Underwriting Analyst

Job Locations UK-London
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(04/04/2023 11:31)
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Why not develop your analytical career in an innovative (re)insurance business?


This role will be part of the Direct & Facultative (D&F) Property Team and will support in the development of tools and processes for the division to analyse and control its portfolio. Our Underwriting Analysts perform a wide range of activities including but not limited to statistical analysis, automation development, working with APIs, data management and working within a cloud computing environment. They will also work closely with a variety of departments including Exposure Management, Pricing, Claims and Portfolio Management.



Supported by the Lead Analyst you’ll be:

  • Contributing to the executive of the underwriting strategy for Property
  • The creation of maintenance of structured data warehouses relevant to the underwriting of the portfolio.
  • Helping to build the analysis suite for underwriting based on data ingested into the account from a variety of models and data sources.
  • Analysis and maintenance of the portfolio metrics on a forward-looking basis to ensure the portfolio stays within business plan thresholds.
  • Reviewing the portfolio and applying statistical techniques to assist others in understanding performance
  • Pricing deals and working to understanding individual risks
  • Working with the team to build a strong data infrastructure for the property team
  • Engaging with other divisions assisting in the solidifying of a collaborative culture
  • Working with outsourcers to ensure the quality of ingested data
  • Providing metrics for insight into the book of business
  • Developing tools to demonstrate the impact of strategic decisions



What you’ll get in return:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Annual holiday buy (up to 3 extra days)
  • Salary sacrifice benefits
  • Annual benefits reviews
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Benefits



We’d like for you to apply if you have:

  • A degree in a numerate subject such as Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, Actuarial Science, or a related field
  • Knowledge of, or interest in one of more coding languages C++, SQL, Python
  • Working knowledge of industry vendor CAT models RMS and/or AIR
  • Knowledge of industry exposure/portfolio management vendor tools such as Tiger Eye
  • Knowledge of, or interest in learning the principles and mathematical theory of insurance
  • Interest in working with underwriters to understand the business itself
  • Great communication skills, able to build relationships quickly and effectively with geographically dispersed teams
  • Excellent organisation skills, able to prioritise and deliver on allocated tasks


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