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Risk Underwriter

PositionRisk Underwriter


Job Summary

Are you passionate about Credit Insurance? Are you seeking a progressive Risk Underwriter role in a growing and reputable MGA?

Nexus Trade Credit are currently recruiting for a dynamic Risk Underwriter to join our busy underwriting team in London. The successful candidate will form an integral part of the team, analysing domestic and export risk and supporting our renewal and new business portfolio. This includes assessing and agreeing credit limits within authority levels and monitoring exposures in all sectors both domestically and globally.

Nexus Trade Credit is a specialist trade credit insurer within Nexus Group with offices in five countries (UK, USA, Germany, France and the Netherlands). The UK whole turnover team based in the London office service policyholders and monitor risks across all sectors in the UK and export markets.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Managing a portfolio of clients, understanding both the nature of their trade and that of their customers to enable accurate limit underwriting of the risk
  • Conducting detailed financial analysis and formulating credit decisions and risk strategies on buyers, industries and countries
  • Managing credit limit requests, taking into account the full scope of the policy and risks relating to buyers, countries and industries
  • Proactive monitoring of credit limits and risk strategies
  • Monitoring industry, economic and political trends
  • Liaising internally and externally about risks and policies, this includes Underwriters, Brokers, clients, risks and information providers on an international level

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, Experience

  • You will have 2+ years practical hands-on experience in an analytical / credit risk/ risk underwriting role, prior credit insurance or reinsurance experience is a strong advantage
  • A broad knowledge of and interest in domestic and global economic trends
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a focus on providing the best possible service
  • Commercial awareness partnered with a strategic mind-set
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions and creating long-lasting relationships
  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office software

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To apply for this position please Contact: Helen Saar

Contact Email: [email protected]

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