Underwriter - Short-Term Insurance Industry (Pretoria)

A prominent financial services provider has an exciting career opportunity available for an experienced UNDERWRITER in SHORT TERM INSURANCE, to join their dynamic team in PRETORIA, GAUTENG.

This is a permanent position and office based, which offers a market related salary, including company benefits.

Qualifications & Experience:

  •  Minimum matric with a tertiary qualification advantageous.

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years’ applicable working experience in the short-term insurance industry.

  • Relevant financial certification per RE5 qualification and 120 relevant credits are ESSENTIAL requirements to the role.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in insurance administration of personal and commercial products and services.

  • Proven experience and knowledge of insurance administration systems.

  • Strong and proven experience in underwriting of personal and commercial insurance portfolios.

Other Requirements:

  •  Valid driver’s licence.

  • Meticulous with excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Tenacious and driven, with the ability to multi-task.

  • Fully bi-lingual and eloquent in English and Afrikaans: speak read and write.

  • Computer literate.

  • Sound knowledge of policy wording, such as Multimark III or similar.

  • Compliant with the ability to successfully work under pressure.

  • Well-developed change-management abilities.

  • Trustworthy and ethical with a strong sense of accountability.

  • Professional and well-presented.

  • Own reliable transport.