Junior Engineering Underwriter

Junior Engineering Underwriter

Job Title: Junior Engineering Underwriter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gauteng
Reference: JN -032019-15428
Contact Name: Sade Correia
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 26, 2019 10:19

Job Description


  • Must have a civil engineering degree
  • Underwrite, rating and risk analysis and quote on new business
  • Negotiating and pricing underwriting risks
  • Consider treaty requirements
  • Renewal of business
  • SASRIA rating
  • Negotiate renewals with Brokers / Reinsurers
  • Assist with Credit Control
  • Assist colleagues with technical queries
  • Develop and arranging specialized covers and risks
  • Develop market presence and build relationships with brokers with a view to obtaining new business
  • Excellent marketing skills
  • Respond to queries and resolve them satisfactorily within scope of authority
  • Ensure accuracy of outgoing documentation is up to company standards
  • Facilitate and assist with queries from the underwriting, claims, marketing and accounts departments
  • Develop, implement and monitor administration processes to ensure efficient policy administration
  • General administration which entails following up on quotations and renewals, checking that policies are processed and sent out and corresponding with brokers
  • Must be hardworking and prepared to go the extra mile
  • Looking for an achiever



  • Being FAIS compliant a recommendation – If not FAIS compliant, must be prepared to study towards obtaining the required credits and RE certificate : Company will pay for studies related to the position
  • A civil engineering degree is a must
  • Insurance knowledge / experience would be an advantage
  • Must be technically proficient
  • Must be able to analyse and assess risks
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Must be client focused and very service orientated
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must have good negotiation skills including initiative
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft WORD and EXCEL
  • Product knowledge and knowledge of wordings is a must
  • Candidate must be able to produce a quote


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