South Africa

Commercial Underwriter

Company Risk Benefit Solutions
Reference # 2020 - 279
Published 01/09/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Provide stakeholders with effective and efficient commercial lines underwriting services according to the required standards and procedures in order to retain existing clients and secure new business in support of the business strategy.
Job Functions Client Services
Industries Insurance

•Take appropriate action to minimise cancellations
•Ensure retention targets are met
•Ensure and contribute to minimisation of general expenses


•Ensure that all stakeholder (e.g. clients, AE’s, insurers) communication is accurate, timeous, professional and relevant
•Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•Ensure and contribute to achieving own and company required client satisfaction targets

Business processes

•Adhere to company quality standards and broader regulatory frameworks wrt the following processes (but not limited to):
oGeneral Enquiries such as but not limited to cover, products, processes etc
oNew Business, Renewals, Endorsements and Re-broke
Analyse clients’ portfolios
Request, obtain and assess quotes from insurers
Request, obtain and/or provide clients with all required information and/or documents
Raise premiums
File all relevant documentation electronically and in hard copy
Follow retention processes
Cancel the policy on the system
Confirm cancellation request with the client
File all relevant documentation electronically and in hard copy
Raise invoices
Request refunds from line manager electronically
File all relevant documentation electronically and in hard copy
•Engage in timely and proactive communication with relevant client account executive regarding movements on the clients portfolio and servicing requirements
•Ensure productivity targets are met
•Contribute towards and ensure continuous improvement in own and team performance
•Adhere to company mandates
•Participate and contribute in ad hoc projects
•Report any suspected fraud, misrepresentation and/or dishonesty
•Keep accurate record of own activities

Learning and growth

•Live the RBS Way
•Ensure continuous self-development
•Share information and knowledge with the team
•Matric or equivalent
•FAIS Compliant (credits and/or full qualification)
•Computer Literate
•Excellent communication skills
•3 years’ experience working in a client services environment
•3 years’ experience as a Commercial Lines Underwriter
Job Closing Date 11/09/2020
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