Head of Underwriting (P&C)

Job title: Head of Underwriting (P&C)
Location: Essex
Industry: Insurance
Salary: £70,000 - £120,000 PA
Reference: 1505
Contact email: Paige@teamboxtree.co.uk

Job description

Boxtree are currently working with a successful, family run MGA in Chelmsford who are expanding due to growth. Specialists in commercial, A&H and management liability risk, this role is an opportunity to ensure the growth of the MGA in all lines continues and continues to evolve its products and services to maintain and grow broker and insurer relationships.




  • Development of Commercial & Financial lines products
  • Development of commercial schemes
  • Reviewing underwriting strategy
  • Updating underwriting guides
  • Training and managing a team of underwriters
  • Acting as the technical referral point
  • Reviewing, creating and amending policy wordings
  • Overseeing system development changes
  • MI Reporting




  • Experienced in writing risk for Liability, Commercial Combined, Property Owners, Retail, PI and D&O
  • Management experience
  • Experience developing bespoke underwriting systems alongside IT team
  • Strong broker relationships


Company Benefits:


  • Excellent job security with a business who have an incredibly low turnover of staff
  • Opportunity to be part of an MGA who value the social culture of their business
  • This is NOT a corporate business, you are able to retain your individuality and your ideas will be encouraged
  • Everyone has the opportunity to make their own mark in this business


Please note that we expect a high response to this position if you have not had a response within the next 3 days please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.


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