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Scheme Underwriter

Advertiser: Rothbury Insurance BrokersMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
26 Nov 2019
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Full Time
Insurance & Superannuation, Underwriting

The Company

Rothbury is the largest majority New Zealand owned insurance broking company. As Insurance Brokers we have the vast experience and knowledge to be able to identify potential exposures that individuals themselves might not understand and ensure they get appropriate protection.

We are a growing company which works to maintain its small business culture. This is a newly created role that allows for growth in a new avenue of Business for us here at Rothbury. Supported by a really collaborative, supportive, engaging team, this role will ultimately see you providing specialised Insurance into the New Zealand market.

The Role

The purpose of this position is to underwrite all new and existing classes of business within set underwriting guidelines, authority level and service standards. You will be responsible for providing effective client service and Insurance support through all key aspects of the role, including:

  • Underwriting new and existing business
  • Quoting and binding of renewals and endorsements
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with Brokers and partners
  • Processing Insurance policies
  • Increasing penetration of wholesale brokers utilising our products
  • Identifying underwriting requirements to meet business needs

Our Ideal Candidate

Experience in the Insurance Industry in an Underwriting capacity is essential. Our ideal candidate has:

  • Minimum 3 years Underwriting experience
  • High level of customer/ client service
  • Strong initiative and a self-started attitude
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • A strong understanding of Insurance market, policies and legislation
  • A high level of computer literacy

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Underwriter looking to take the next step in their career and be part of a forward thinking company.

To register your interest in this role, please submit both your CV and covering letter.


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years experience do you have as an Underwriter?

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