Underwriting Assistant

Rotterdam 32-40 uur p.w. Vast

Our client is a leading international general insurer. They are one of the world's longest standing general insurers, providing peace of mind to individuals and protecting businesses from risk for more than 300 years.


You will work with the Underwriting team on a portfolio of accounts and assist in all phases of underwriting the associated cases within agreed processes and risk appetite. Typically, accounts are within the Upper-Middle Market and Large Corporate segments and require use of technical skills to deploy and implement solutions for domestic and multinational insurance programmes containing rich and complex data to process. You will use your analytical, communication and relationship management skills to support the trading of a portfolio of accounts. You will use your interpersonal skills to interact with internal and external stakeholders. You will interpret the underwriting information in order to be an effective handoff point from the Underwriting function into the Operations function, who will provide administrative support and book financial data on Underwriting’s behalf. You will use your organizational skills to keep reference and evidence of all activities as prescribed by internal control & governance rules.

  • Support the underwriting team at every stage of the underwriting journey by gathering, organizing and interpreting information as necessary to progress the account.
  • Issue policy documentation, interpret data and provide a handover to the Operations function in timely and accurate way to meet internal, customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Establishing an effective working relationship with your Portfolio Management colleagues and others as necessary.
  • Supporting technical audits and peer review processes as required to support and enable the maintenance of an effective control environment.
  • Issuing new policy wordings or existing policy wordings, working with the underwriters to ensure policy documentation is current and accurate.
  • Supporting the implementation of solutions for multinational insurance programmes through use of our Global Network partners.
  • Contributing to the implementation of marketing activities, business development initiatives, etc. to increase overall revenue, ‘share of wallet’ and business mix in line with agreed Account Plans.
  • Accessing senior direction and support as appropriate.


  • Ability to develop technical and trading capability over time and
  • with coaching.
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-manage.
  • Committed to continuous improvement and personal development.
  • Understanding the multinational insurance market.
  • Effective communication, time management and selling skills.
  • Can independently balance conflicting priorities.
  • Customer service experience in financial services industry and
  • experience working across functions / matrix organisation to collaborate and build strong relationships.


  • A competitive salary and an attractive benefits package.

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