Development Underwriter, New Business at Allianz Insurance

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Career Sector:
Job Title:
Development Underwriter
Team/Area:
New Business
Years Experience:
0 - It’s an entry-level / graduate role
Average Rating:
6.5
3.3/5
Date of Review: 02nd Apr 2013
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How would you describe your job in 2-3 lines?
My job is to underwrite profitabile new business by building productive relationships with our intermediaries and maintaining a strong underwriting discipline.
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What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Interaction with brokers either through negotiation over the phone or external meetings.
Underwrite new business to Allianz across motor trade and P&C classes, case sizes over £5k.
What are the main positives and negatives to your job?
Positives: No 2 days are the same
lots of interaction with brokers and colleagues
great team.
Negatives: Lots of data entry
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What qualifications and skills are needed to be great at this job?
Good communication skills and ability to make decisions under pressure
What are the best and worst things about your job? Best:
Benefits e.g. retail discount cards

good career progression and plenty of opportunities to diversify
Salary Comments
4% increments every 6 months for two years
What hours do you actually work, on average? 9amto 7pm.
With the benefit of hindsight, would you choose to do this job again?
Not sure
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