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Commercial & Domestic Technical Underwriter

Commercial & Domestic Technical Underwriter

TITLE:              Commercial & Domestic Technical Underwriter

AREA:               Bedfordview

SALARY:           Market related




Ensuring that policies and amendments are issued without error within 2 days.
Checking all documentation to ensure correctness before processing.

Quotations & Rating.

Risk Management experience.

Processing of new policies according to AC & E procedures.

Renewal & Renewal Invites to be done timeously.

Processing endorsements.

Must have experience in motor and non-motor.

Handling queries from Credit Control department.

Cancellation of policies.

Handling queries from brokers – Turnaround time 24 hours

General correspondence with broker via e-mail, fax or telephone.

Diarize issues that need to be followed up.

Ensure filing of closings and schedules according to AC & E procedure.

General office administration.

Develop relationships with clients and ensure high level of service.

Assist with underwriting queries internal and external – Turnaround time 24 hours Comply with the Commercial Treaty arrangements.

Ensure all risks are written within our Treaty limits.

No declined risks are accepted or renewed.

Ensure knowledge of wordings and exclusions is of a high standard.

Maintain a quality assurance process that identifies and corrects gaps.

If required, FAC is placed by negotiating with NNAC.

Perform all other functions as required or requested within reason.

 Educational and Technical Requirements:

Tertiary Education is an advantage

Matric / Grade 12 Essential

FAIS Compliant including all relevant credits and RE5 exam .

Technical skills : General  knowledge of Commercial and Domestic property, including competitive conditions, insurance operations, regulatory environment, reinsurance, underwriting, loss control and industry trends.

Experience – Minimum 8 years’ experience in Commercial  –  Non-negotiable

Professional Attributes:

Self-starter and highly self-motivated
Accuracy and high attention to detail.
Presentable and professional at all times
Computer literate
Problem solving


Ability to overcome objections

Ability to work with a diverse range of personalities

Diversify the book and grow profitably

Communicating effectively (listening, verbal, written, etc.); adapt, learn quickly, and respond effectively to varied and intense challenges.

To apply for this position please email Word CV to and include the following:

  • Head & Shoulders photo
  • Current cost to company
  • Expected cost to company
  • Notice period
  • Motivation / Overview