Santam Vacancies – Commercial and Personal Lines Underwriter

Website Santam Insurance

Job Description:

The incumbent will also be responsible for commercial and personal lines transactional functions like broker appointments, cancellations, reinstatements etc. in support of the company’s objectives regarding profit and growth

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage allocated portfolio growth, retention, profitability and any other business relevant factors and agree growth plan
  • Ensure a consistent detailed understanding amongst brokers of their growth targets, goals, performance levels and available products
  • Analyse data and regularly ensure that rating structures are aligned with products, underwriting criteria and risks
  • Establishing strategies to further grow the portfolio and contribute ideas, leadership and innovation
  • Ensure brokers operate within agreed mandates
  • Reporting on performance against agreed targets
  • Identify and develop sales opportunities
  • Engaging with underwriting and finance teams
  • Utilise technology to manage data and the performance of the portfolio under management
  • Serves as the primary contact for operations, systems, training, audits as well as liaison for resolving issues
  • Identify and drive areas of service levels opportunities (review administration procedure in broker office)
  • Strong business orientation with commercial and financial skills.
  • Comply with corporate governance policies, procedures and standards
  • Ensure a consistent and detailed understanding of the sales targets, goals, performance levels, products, business rules and conditions
  • Ensure alignment of quality standards and alignment of business processes.

Job Requirements:

  • Understands value chain principles and management concepts
  • Ability to understand client base related requirements and to conceptualise and develop relative support
  • Strong business orientation with commercial and financial skills.
  • Working knowledge of financial management, accounting, information systems and marketing
  • Good understanding of value chain in order to implement cost savings and maximise profitability
  • Project management skills
  • Working knowledge and good understanding of all operating and strategic processes, re-engineering and design
  • Change management skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in sectional title market would be advantageous
  • FAIS credits 150
  • Grade 12 or equivalent certificate
  • Minimum 5 years Commercial, Personal, Agri or UMA underwriting experience.
  • RE5 & rep registered would be advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Santam Insurance

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bellville, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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