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Job description

    Company Info

    We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that's thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, 'social responsibility' is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you'll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.

    Department Info

    At Legal & General Insurance we look after our customers throughout life, death and everything in between so that you know that everything that's important to you is protected. With over 180 years' experience in providing Insurance policies, our customers trust us to be there and to do the right thing.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

    Job Duties

    We are recruiting for a number of exciting opportunities for Senior Medical Insurance Underwriters, based in either Cardiff, Hove, Edinburgh or Bristol. Our successful candidate will have previous medical Underwriting experience.

    We are recruiting for full time and part time (28 hours per week) positions.

    Role Responsibilities:

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  • Assessment of Life, Critical Illness and Disability products and risks to determine which terms if any can be offered.
  • Adherence to internal Underwriting guidelines and philosophy
  • Utilisation of Reinsurance manuals and expertise
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude to all our customer requirements in an efficient and professional manner to provide exceptional customer experience. Ensure that the agreed service levels are met or exceeded.
  • Ensure appropriate management information is captured and maintained as required, from which accurate communications can be delivered and effective business decisions made.
  • Provide technical support to peers and colleagues through checking, mentoring and coaching.
  • Ensure requests for information are appropriate and commensurate with the risk being assessed.
  • Ensure regulatory CBT's are completed according to company policy, reviewing and maintaining knowledge as appropriate.

Skills Required

  • Experience within a Life Insurance Underwriting role (essential)

Analysis/Decision Making
  • Analysis and evaluation of risk data including financial information
  • Requesting the correct evidence appropriate to the risk presented
  • Making accurate decisions within authority
  • Confident decision making within authority
  • Show appropriate business judgement and commercial awareness
  • Check cases for underwriters with lower authority and provide appropriate feedback

  • Effective written and verbal communication through all media e.g. telephony, letter writing, participation in meetings and forums, presentations
  • Interacts with colleagues and customers resulting in positive relationships
  • Effective coaching and feedback skills

Sharing Knowledge
  • Willingness to engage in technical discussions with all colleagues and customers via different media
  • Provide technical support, coaching, mentoring and feedback for peers and colleagues for continuous improvement

Initiative and Problem Solving
  • Use initiative to play an active part in team development and self-development
  • Proactively seek solutions and ideas to help create a cost effective and customer focussed environment


Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days' (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

For more information about this role, please contact Rachel Chima - Resourcing Consultant at rachel.chima@landg.com . Please note I cannot accept direct applications for this role via email.

Job Sector
General Insurance
Job Position
£27,100.00 - £38,000.00 / year
Hove, UK Show on map
Post date
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