Experienced Commercial Lines Underwriter

  • Dublin
  • Aviva
We have a superb opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic Commercial Lines Underwriter to join our Commercial Lines underwriting team. You can be based anywhere commutable to our Cork or Dublin office.You will be an experienced Property and Casualty commercial underwriter joining a high performing team.You must have valid Irish/EU/UK work rights to be eligible for this role.In this role, you will have responsibility for managing a commercial underwriting portfolio, through our broker network. Our underwriter teams deal with commercial line risks within designated underwriting authority and in-line with Aviva’s business plan. The role will involve achieving business goals by providing excellent underwriting capability in property and liability classes – along with a high-quality service to brokers enabling growth and profitability.Duties & responsibilities:Making independent underwriting decisions in an informed and timely manner on commercial property and liability products.Building positive relationships with brokers and collaborating across teams.Providing authoritative knowledge to brokers and colleagues.Follow best practice for quality and risk/control.Skills & experiences required:Proven Commercial lines underwriting experience and authority in one or more Commercial Lines products – Liability or Commercial Property.Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities.A background of robust negotiation and influencing skills.Track record of end-to end responsibility for cases and prioritising workloads.Achieved or working towards professional insurance qualifications/industry accreditations (APA Commercial, CIP, ACII, etc.)What will you get for this role? A competitive market leading salary depending on location, skills, experience, and qualificationsAviva uses “smart-working”, and you can be based anywhere commutable to our Cork or Dublin office.Generous pension (employee contribution matching of up to 14% if you contribute 8%)Annual performance related bonus and pay reviewHoliday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays, and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional daysNo weekend or evening shifts (include only if applicable to the role)Free car parkingGenerous Health & dental insurance contributions after six monthsAviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme and Approved Profit Share SchemeCycle to Work benefit schemeTaxSaver Travel SchemeFamily friendly parent’s (matching paternity and maternity leave) and carer’s leave.Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products plus discounts for Friends and FamilyEmployee Assistance ProgrammeVolunteering daysProfessional qualification support and transparent career progression plansAviva is for EveryoneOur diversity and inclusion policies and initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of age, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity, or those with other caring responsibilities. Our approach helps to ensure that Aviva is a place which values difference and provides equal opportunities for all.We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you. Our smart working combines the benefits of flexibility with time together with colleagues.We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying, please contact in the Resourcing team