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PI & L Underwriter

Insurance underwriters analyse risk in insurance proposals, determine policy terms and calculate premiums on the basis of actuarial, statistical and background information.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • AIISA or working towards completing of qualification
  • FAIS compliant
  • Must have liability and/or professional indemnity background
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience.
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Must be able to handle pressurised environment
  • Teamwork a must


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that policies and amendments are issued without error within 2 days
  • Checking all documentation to ensure correctness before processing.
  • Renewal and new business processing and issuing of quotations
  • Ensure all renewal & renewal invites are done timeously.
  • Processing endorsements.
  • Handling queries from Credit Control department.
  • Cancellation of policies.
  • Handling queries from brokers – turnaround time of 24 hours
  • General correspondence with broker via e-mail, fax or telephone.
  • Diarise issues that need to be followed up.
  • Ensure filing of closings and schedules according to company procedure.
  • General office administration.
  • Develop relationships with clients and ensure high level of service
  • Assist with streamlining processes in the underwriting department
  • Assist with underwriting queries internal and external – turnaround time 24 hours
  • Comply with the PI & Liability Treaty arrangement
  • Ensure all risks are written within the Treaty limits
  • Perform all other functions as required or requested within reason from time to time


Skills, Knowledge and other Requirements:

  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong attention to thoroughness and detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to unexpected challenges and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Create a “solution-based” environment.
  • Ability to conduct basic online research.
  • Knowledge and interest in development issues.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work and communicate within a culturally diverse environment.
  • Completes tasks in a timely and cost-effective way.
  • Respond promptly and always in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrates personal integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Pursues thoroughness and appropriate detail.
  • Sets high standards and monitors compliance.
  • Communicates clearly and conveys intended meaning keeping records of these.
  • Facilitates appropriate information flow and PR amongst all staff.
  • Prioritises many demands without losing focus.


Package on Offer:

  • Negotiable (based upon experience and qualifications)


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