Technical underwriter - WORKFORCE STAFFING, Bloemfontein

  • Bloemfontein
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by WORKFORCE STAFFING on Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Reference: TU1019
  • Apply before Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 17 Days left

Vacancy Details


The successful candicate must be able to do the following:

  • Provide technical underwriting and rating advice and acceptance of risk to internal stakeholders across all classes of insurance business
  • Conduct competitor and market intelligence analysis
  • Provide support with referral risk, unique risk undefined or mandates interpret and process technical information
  • Analyse profitability of multi-claimant or renewal individual policies and process corrective actions necessary on system
  • Analyse profitability with underwriting and business development manager, agree and implement actions
  • Provide input in respect of pricing models and new cover to the operational manager
  • Request and recommend changes to technical policy, endorsements and policy wording, underwriting manuals and underwriting rules
  • Do analysis on specific portfolios
  • Analyse trends, performance and recommend actions and process it on system
  • Determine underwriting needs and arrange for these to be developed
  • Execute  new strategic initiatives as identified by management
  • Responsible for renewals recommendations, the processing thereof and the compiling of all communication to brokers and end-user clients

Required Skills

  • personal lines : 4 to 5 years
  • commercial lines : 4 to 5 years
  • underwriting skills : 4 to 5 years
  • insurance skills : 4 to 5 years

Candidate Requirements

Educational requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • RE1 or RE5
  • MinimumCOP or insurance related qualification
  • FIAS Compliance: 60 credits commercial lines and 30 credis personal lines
  • 5 years experience in the insurance industry
  • Computer literate

Inherent requirements:

  • Bilingual
  • Communication skills
  • Keen attention to details
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