Short Term Insurance Underwriter (Personal & Commercial)

A prominent financial services provider has an exciting career opportunity available for an experienced SHORT TERM INSURANCE UNDERWRITER, to join their dynamic team in the city of GEORGE, WESTERN CAPE.

This is a permanent position and office based, which offers a market related salary, including company benefits.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum matric with a tertiary qualification advantageous.

  • Minimum 5 years’ applicable working experience within the short-term insurance industry.

  • Minimum 5 years’ proven underwriting experience in Commercial lines.

  • Strong and proven experience in servicing of personal and commercial insurance portfolios (quoting, underwriting and renewal of policies).

  • Santam Policy Centre approved user will be beneficial.

  • Excellent knowledge of Commercial lines policy wording, such as Mutlimark III.

  • Relevant financial certification per RE5 qualification, and 120 relevant credits are advantageous to the role, however not essential.

  • Proven experience and knowledge of insurance corporate management systems.

Other Requirements:

  • Fully bi-lingual and eloquent in Afrikaans and English: speak read and write.

  • Meticulous with excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Tenacious and driven, with the ability to multi-task.

  • Computer literate.

  • Compliant with the ability to successfully work under pressure.

  • Well-developed change-management abilities.

  • Trustworthy and ethical with a strong sense of accountability.

  • Professional and well-presented.

  • Valid drivers’ license with own reliable transport.