11 days ago
About the role
With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big. But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.
Our National Trading Centre is based in Bolton and as part of AXA Commercial we manage commercial business for our nationwide network of independent and network brokers.
We are looking for experienced Fleet Underwriters to join our New Business teams. The National Trading Centre has a track record of profitable growth and we have ambitious targets in place across our SME & Mid Market portfolio.
What you will be doing?
Underwrite new business profitability, accurately and in line with established underwriting practice.
Working with our brokers, you will build the right solutions & services to support their needs and grow our business.
Actively encourage generation of profitable new business.
Supply underwriting and administration support as required.
Maintain and develop business relationships with brokers.
Produce timely and accurate documentation.
Promote the business through a helpful and willing attitude to all customers and colleagues.
Assist and coach colleagues with technical and procedural aspects of underwriting.
Who are we looking for?
Fleet Underwriting experience is essential
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Sound understanding of the insurance market and processes across commercial lines
You will have experience of new business processes and sales techniques
Pragmatic decision making with good analytical and numerical reasoning skills
Experience of working within teams and a successful record of delivering results
Effective time management skills.
You will be working towards, or be willing to undertake CII qualifications. In return you can expect to receive structured and supportive personal development and training.
With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.
But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.
You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.
Proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK. Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life’s uncertainties. Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions.
What We Offer
What we offer
As you’d expect
from a global leader, our reward package is a global beater – here’s a small selection
of our current benefits:
* Annual bonus Scheme
* Joint contribution pension scheme.
* 23 days’ annual leave, increasing to 25
after two years service, to 28 days by 5th year of service (plus bank
* Flexible benefit options including
pension and life cover flexing, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, health,
dental and critical illness plans and bikes4work.
* Discount on all AXA Insurance products,
including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare
free season ticket loan scheme.
Important notice: We’ve recently become aware of a recruitment scam in which candidates are asked to be interviewed on Google Hangouts. It is not our policy to conduct interviews via Google Hangouts (we much prefer face-to-face), so if you have been asked to do this, please let the recruitment team know and we’ll do our best to advise you. Likewise, if you’re unsure if the person you’re speaking to is genuinely an AXA recruiter or the job you’re ing for is legitimately from AXA, please get in touch and we can check for you. We cannot be held responsible for any interviews conducted without our knowledge and authorisation. If you’re unsure and would like some advice, feel free to get in touch with our recruitment team.