menu

close

close

Start your search

Travel Underwriter

Cardiff

  1. Full time

More about the job

Travel Insurance Underwriter (12 months secondment)

The COVID 19 pandemic has no doubt raised the profile of the Travel Insurance Industry, highlighting the importance of travelling with insurance to customers.  New scenarios have created the need to regularly assess the risk we are exposed to, but also gives an opportunity to look for new areas of cover to offer customers. 

You will work closely with the existing Travel Underwriter to play a vital role in ensuring the Travel book is profitable, and the product is fit for purpose for customer needs and regulatory requirements.

The role is for a 12-month secondment with the opportunity to lead to a permanent role.

Job Purpose:

Ensure Admiral’s Travel Insurance product is marketable, technically correct and does not expose Admiral to adverse risk. Through analysis, make recommendations that will contribute to the Travel Underwriting  strategy of protecting our loss ratio whilst maximising profitable growth.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure that underwriting referrals are dealt with promptly and in line with our underwriting philosophy.
  • Through regular monitoring, ensure that underwriting rules are being followed correctly throughout the business. Make recommendations to improve the process.
  • Assist with the production of monthly job knowledge tests.
  • Identify technical knowledge weaknesses within Operational departments and drive through improvements and further training,
  • Ensure our policy wording and documentation is kept up to date and technically correct, and easily understood by our customers
  • Help to create processes and procedures and ensure these are communicated to and understood by the operational areas.
  • Undertake claims analysis and make appropriate underwriting recommendations. Once recommendations are approved, ensure changes are implemented and rolled out to the operational teams
  • Participate in ongoing development of our underwriting footprint through analysis and competitor research. Identify new opportunities to generate profitable growth whilst maintaining an excellent customer journey
  • Conduct Regular Competitor Benchmarking.
  • Research into new products or product extensions working closely with other departments including Travel Pricing, Claims and the operational teams.
  • Support the implementation of fraud prevention and detection tools and processes.

Skills and attitudes required:

  • Ability to learn about our Travel Policy, and have good product knowledge
  • Ability to research and analyse market information such as competitors including key players’ products, policies, trends and developments.
  • Must be an effective communicator, able to build good relationships with the team and stakeholders.
  • Be confident in numerical analysis and reporting.
  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Self-motivated and organised.

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company. We have forward-thinking approaches and provide endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a Best Place to Work: our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion have created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, feel valued.

Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into a multi-national organisation. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now present in eight countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas:

Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted no. 1 in the 2019 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete an online application form. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

#LI-LP1

jobs

Related jobs

We are sorry but do not currently have any roles in this area. View all jobs
posts

Admiral Life

Celebrating our 5th Annual Learning & Development Conference

** DEFAULT postresults.teaserlabel - en-GB **

Contact Centre

** DEFAULT postresults.contenttypelabel - en-GB **

Blog

** DEFAULT postresults.publishdate - en-GB **

20/11/2019

** DEFAULT postresults.summarylabel - en-GB **

On the 8th of November, our very own Admiral Academy hosted their 5th International Learning and Development (L&D) Conference. Over 150 training professionals came together from all corners of the business to collaborate, share best practise, network and most importantly celebrate success. The day kicked off with the amazing Admiral Inspire Choir and an opening speech from Head of People Services and Head of Learning and Development. David Stevens (CEO) also recorded a personal thank you message to attendees for their efforts in winning the L&D Award at the Best Big Companies to Work for Awards this year!The day included a whole host of talks from managers around the business, with keynote speaker Garan Pieniazek who gave an inspiring talk. The day also incuded talks from our ILM 7 Graduates and Working Groups who have worked incredibly hard throughout the year to deliver current content at this year’s conference.The second part of the day was recognising staff in the business who made a real impact within the learning and development community over the last year.Award Winners from this year’s conference are;Getting To Know Your Learners – Holly: Admiral AcademyDriving Performance – Deepshika: Customer ServiceGuardian of The Culture – Daniel: Admiral AcademyHighly Commended - Excellence in Learning and Development – New BusinessWinner - Excellence in Learning and Development - RenewalsThe L&D Conference and Awards highlights the incredible work of training professionals throughout the business and truly make a difference to the business and staff. Thank you to all and a huge well done!

** DEFAULT postresults.teaserlabel - en-GB **

Read on
Laura  Pengilly

by

Laura Pengilly

Laura  Pengilly

by

Laura Pengilly

Changes to our Family Friendly Policies

** DEFAULT postresults.teaserlabel - en-GB **

Contact Centre

** DEFAULT postresults.contenttypelabel - en-GB **

Blog

** DEFAULT postresults.publishdate - en-GB **

06/03/2019

** DEFAULT postresults.summarylabel - en-GB **

We understand that balancing the demands of a family and a career can be challenging at times. Taking time off work to be with your new family is very important and we recognise that many fathers, partners and adopters want to be more hands on and involved with the care of their children. We are committed to supporting our staff when they go through parenthood and a valued source of support is provided by our Parental Leave policies. The policies allow staff to spend cherished time at home with their family, so that when they return to work, they can thrive and flourish.   Our policies go above the statutory pay requirements to encourage our staff to take more time at home when they become parents. As long as you've worked for us for 26 weeks, you can expect the following benefits. Maternity LeaveEmployees receive 16 weeks of full pay, followed by 23 weeks statutory maternity payPaternity LeaveEmployees receive 2 weeks full pay, 2 weeks statutory paternity pay and 12 days of unpaid leave (should they wish to take it)Shared Parental LeaveWhen both parents work for Admiral they can share the 16-weeks full pay benefit. So, if the mother/primary caregiver decides to return to work prior to 16 weeks, the other parent can pick up the remaining weeks on full payIf one parent is employed by Admiral, and together with their partner fulfil eligibility criteria, they can share the Parental LeaveAdmiral believes that the support doesn’t stop at Parental Leave. We recognise that flexible working is another valuable way in which our staff can attain the work-life balance they need and so employees can request flexible working arrangements.Our employee benefits don’t stop here, take a look at our top 7 perks for working at Admiral.

** DEFAULT postresults.teaserlabel - en-GB **

Read on
Alexandra  Dobbie

by

Alexandra Dobbie

Alexandra  Dobbie

by

Alexandra Dobbie

Our Benefits

As one of our four pillars to our culture, Reward and Recognition is extremely important. We believe that happy staff make happy customers, so we have a huge range of great benefits to make sure everybody has something to smile about! Here are a few of our more popular ones.

Share
Schemes

Flexible
Working

Local
Discounts  

Travel Season
Ticket loans

Groups
& Societies 

Development 
Opportunities

View more benefits