Perceptive Underwriting

Senior Underwriter - Professional Indemnity

Job Summary

Are you seeking a progressive role in a market-leading and reputable global MGA?


Nexus Underwriting Ltd are seeking to hire an ambitious and commercial Senior Underwriter to join our growing Professional Indemnity team and help build our regional offering. We are a fast-paced, energetic and rapidly growing MGA that offers a great opportunity for a Professional Indemnity Underwriter to join a team of successful Underwriters.


As Senior Underwriter, you will operate in a highly visible role impacting of the overall success of the Professional Indemnity and wider Financial Lines team. The role is to actively engage with the PI Managing Director in delivering and supporting the development of the PI strategic goals. You will drive existing and new broker relationships by delivering high quality account underwriting of renewal and new business, effectively managing a GWP pipeline and identifying and acting on new opportunities to cross-sell with other Business areas.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Executing agreed Professional Indemnity business plans in terms of profitability, retention and new business rations;
  • In conjunction with the PI Head of Underwriting, taking a role in identifying, finding, sourcing and marketing new business opportunities and avenues within the appetite of the Carrier and Binder;
  • Taking responsibility and leadership in developing a new Broker and business pipeline in order to achieve strategic goals and growth of own specialism and where possible interlinking with the overall PI strategic goals;
  • In line with the PI strategic goals, identifying and seeking out new and emerging markets, providing recommendations and plans for growth where appropriate in these areas;
  • Providing guidance, leadership and technical support and training to junior members of the team;
  • Taking the lead role in Broker, external and internal client facing meetings, providing ownership and accountability of the information being provided and always ensuring that the level of service is of a first class level;
  • Developing, understanding, explaining and coaching others on policy wordings and complex contracts.

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, Experience

  • Ideally educated to an undergraduate degree, but as a minimum A Levels
  • Ideally would be ACII qualified or hold another recognised and relevant qualification or demonstrate the relevant experience
  • Proven track record within Professional Indemnity and Financial Lines underwriting; Demonstrate significant contribution to underwriting profit within this class of business;
  • Able to understand, interpret and analyse financial data including company Profit & Loss accounts and balance sheets relevant to the individual business unit
  • Knowledge and adherence of FCA working practices and legislative requirements
  • Independent decision maker – taking full responsibility for making decisions and consequences associated with decisions
  • Established network of relationships within the Professional Indemnity community; Excellent networking skills and strong rapport with brokers
  • Continually seeking opportunities for portfolio growth and potential broker opportunities
  • Ability to build trust by operating with integrity and professionalism
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions and in creating long-lasting relationships
  • IT literate, must have good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages

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To apply for this position please Contact: Helen Saar

Contact Email: [email protected]

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