Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI)
graduate job
Expires14 days

Associate Underwriter

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Underwriter to join our London team. The Associate Underwriter will work within and support the underwriting team and will perform tasks to directly support the underwriting process including pre-quote, pre-bind, bind and post bind transactions. The Associate Underwriter will also perform additional underwriting support activities associated with information gathering and rating for new business, renewals and midterm changes. Additionally, the Associate Underwriter will assist with electronic file preparation on behalf of the Underwriter.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support underwriters with all activities related to account development
  • Prepare underwriting narratives and attend customer calls
  • Triage broker submissions and ensure all required underwriting data is compiled
  • Draft quotes and binders, and review with underwriters
  • Correspond with brokers, join account negotiations and follow up on outstanding information
  • Lead projects focused on data gathering and analysis relevant to the underwriting team
  • Build electronic files and ensure file integrity
  • Provide inputs to relevant actuarial tools and modelling templates

What we are looking for

  • Analytical, able to be proactive and use own initiative
  • Good character and positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong work ethic
  • A demonstrated interest in a career in insurance would be highly regarded
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven competency in MS Office applications
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Customer focused. Able to build and maintain relationships with our customers and business partners, and with internal colleagues


Minimum of A level, preferably BA/BS degree or relevant experience

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

plus competitive benefits package

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

Expires14 days

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