Travelers Europe has got big growth ambitions and they're looking for a Senior Development Underwriter to join their Dublin branch to help them grow!

Using your previous property & casualty or automotive underwriting experience you'll be one of the Senior Underwriters responsible for producing and writing new business, as well as some renewals. You'll be responsible for supporting the Branch in consistently achieving financial plan through superior service, business retention and responsiveness to new business submissions. You'll work closely in supporting the Branch Manager as well as interacting and collaborating with the team, Regional Underwriting Offices, Market Segment Colleagues and other critical internal/external business associates. You'll also work with the Branch Manager in providing leadership and coaching to more inexperienced individuals within the team to help foster a successful and driven team ethos.

Travelers Europe currently offers flexibility to employees who wish to work on a hybrid basis in accordance with their Hybrid Work Arrangements Policy. This entails full time employees working three days a week in the office and two days at home (or pro rata for part-time employees). This policy may be changed at the Company’s discretion.

What Will You Do?

  • Underwrite and assess risk to maximise business growth and profitability for allocated broker panel. Make appropriate decisions within own underwriting authority in addition to considered, intelligent and complete recommendations to technical underwriting/business leadership.
  • Consistent with Travelers underwriting principles, underwrite more complex accounts and risks and consider different approaches toward risks to maximise profitability (e.g., pricing, retention, endorsements, limits, indemnity, security)
  • Make prompt, sound decisions within underwriting authority and based on appropriate underwriting information. Negotiate terms and conditions consistent with underwriting requirements and service.
  • Understand and execute Travelers' underwriting strategies and principles to produce budgeted results
  • Working with Underwriter on same broker panel, continuously manage book of business, maintaining quality of business, growth and profit.
  • Accountable for accurate underwriting documentation and information in account management systems and adherence to Travelers' documentation standards.
  • If a Subject Matter Expert for a nominated Product / Initiative, provide local and national expertise, coaching, direction and leadership to ensure successful meeting of growth and profit objectives.
  • Actively engage and seek out training opportunities to further develop underwriting expertise.
  • Develop and leverage broker/client relationships through a high level of visibility and using a disciplined sales management approach (e.g. planning and follow-up for broker and prospective customer visits/meetings) in support of business objectives.
  • Working with Distribution, effectively assist in the development, documentation and execution of sales plans with emphasis on increasing marketing and sales activities outside the office. Work tactically with brokers to ensure they have an appropriate level of understanding of TICL goals and objectives.
  • Seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues in other business units and regions to foster business development across Travelers.
  • Actively participate in regularly scheduled regional and product underwriting and/or sales meetings.
  • Demonstrate superior customer service standards (consistency, quick response, knowledge of products) to meet Travelers' service standards.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to help achieve underwriting, sales and production goals and work towards strategic objectives.)