Underwriter

Short Job Description: 

Company specializing in cargo insurance in Sub Saharan Africa requires an experienced Underwriter to join their team. A highly competitive and pressurized market environment, which is best suited to a high energy, organised candidate, able to start as soon as possible. 

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Newlands, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Administration - Investments or Insurance
Analysis & Reporting - Investments and Insurance
Insurance General
Other - Investments and Insurance
Risk consulting
Under-writing
Required Qualification: 
Post matric qualification
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office and Grail software knowledge advantageous
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Full time
Hourly rate /Project fee/ Salary: 
R 20 000 (plus bonus)
Job posting date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Full Job Description: 

RecruitMyMom supports Moms through all life stages. We understand the need amongst some candidates and employers, with gender advancement opportunities, for full-time office-based positions. These are carefully considered and may be advertised on our site from time to time.

  • Demonstrated underwriting expertise gained from working in a similar position
  • A comprehensive understanding of the insurance industry, including any new approaches or practices being introduced
  • Working knowledge of professional standards and codes. Strong financial and systems knowledge
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders
  • Ability to work autonomously, with high attention to detail
  • Excellent admin skills and IT interaction ability, as you will be interacting using an underwriting software program.
  • General admin/office management tasks such as updating data, loading program, and at times possible basic system financial reconciliations and allocations. 

 

Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is not too brief and that the roles and responsibilities reflect your capabilities rather than a list of tasks. You have up to 6 places of previous employment to demonstrate your worth to the client. Use all of them if possible. Write a strong motivational email reflecting why you should be considered for the role. Before the employer sees your CV, they will see your motivational email. For your own privacy of data do not include contact details in the motivational email, the client requests these from RecruitMyMom.

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