Perceptive Underwriting

Underwriting Support/Administrative Assistant

PositionUnderwriting Support/Administrative Assistant

LocationChicago

Reporting toHead of Management & Professional Liability

Job Summary

As an Underwriting Support/Administrative Assistant, you will deliver high quality administrative and data entry support to the US Financial Lines Underwriting team and US Leadership team.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Logging/clearing underwriting risks onto our underwriting system(s) from the submissions inboxes
  • Saving application documentation to the electronic filing system and/or document repository
  • Processing submission acceptance and declinature letters in our underwriting system(s) and emailing letters to brokers
  • Liaising with operational support team in Malaysia to coordinate submission clearance overflow
  • Ensuring our underwriting system(s) and the electronic filing system and/or document repository are kept up to date and the information is accurate and organized
  • Sending renewal reminders and ensuring Underwriters are kept up to date with the status of renewals
  • Other admin tasks such as answering phone calls, taking messages, arranging and assisting with broker appointments and travel booking
  • Regular reporting, including daily performance data and dashboards
  • Data entry checking
  • Attending weekly department team meetings (taking minutes if required)
  • Complete a minimum of 15 hours of continuous professional development annually
  • Refer any matter beyond the level of an individual’s experience or authority to their line manager

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, Experience

Qualifications

  • High school diploma; some college desirable

Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a small team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to maintain and develop good working relationships at all levels
  • Excellent time management
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Confident and able to work on own initiative and with limited supervision
  • IT literacy including advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other Microsoft Office applications

Knowledge/Experience

  • At least one year of prior work experience in an administrative or data entry role

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To apply for this position please Contact: Helen Saar

Contact Email: hsaar@nexusunderwriting.com

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