Senior Technical Underwriter

Experience level Expérimentés
Job details sector Assurance Dommages

We're recruiting a Senior Technical Underwriter specialising in Commercial Property & Casualty to join our Commercial Underwriting Team. This is an excellent opportunity to work for one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies at an exciting time as we expand in Commercial Lines.

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Reporting to the Senior Manager, this role will focus on supporting our expansion in the Northern Ireland Commercial Property and Casualty markets. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with multiple teams across the company and play a key role in the development of our Commercial business. The main responsibilities will include:

  • Handling of complex technical referrals from other areas of the business
  • Completion of Product reviews including development of action plans based on findings
  • Risk Appetite reviews including development of action plans based on findings
  • Analysis of portfolio with a view to optimising portfolio performance
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of underwriting control framework
  • Support management of AXA’s range of property and casualty products
  • Lead and support projects to deliver new product innovation
  • Lead and support projects to deliver Pricing & Underwriting sophistication
  • Evaluation of potential opportunities to grow our Property and Casualty lines of business
  • At least 5 years of experience in an underwriting/risk acceptance role 

  • Excellent knowledge of commercial property and commercial liability products 

  • Strong knowledge of the Northern Irish market including competitors, emerging initiatives and trends 

  • Working knowledge of Motor Fleet & Motor Trade products 

  • Cert CII (Essential), Dip CII, ACII, FCII and/or Business Degree 

  • Detailed understanding of underwriting, rating and acceptance criteria for relevant products 

  • Excellent report writing skills 

  • Excellent team player


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from across all communities.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

Proud to be part of the AXA Group, at AXA Ireland our values are at the heart of everything we do. We work together as One AXA, embracing our differences to make our teams great. We believe integrity, courage and our customer-first approach is what makes us a great place to work. AXA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from across all communities.
We know an engaged workforce is a successful workforce. That’s why we offer excellent benefits such as performance bonus, health contribution, employee discounts to attract and retain the best people, making AXA a great place to work. Visit our careers page to find out more.