Current Vacancies

Underwriter

Location - Bristol
Employment Type - Full Time - Permanent
Salary - Up to £25,000
Hours Per Week - 37.5

We are recruiting for an Underwriter to join our Bespoke Underwriting team in Cribbs Causeway, Bristol. The purpose of this role will be to conduct day-to-day underwriting of motor risks, providing underwriting support to the rest of the business and ensuring that the book of business is administered in a timely and professional manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out case by case underwriting
  • Work closely with all areas of the business
  • Provide underwriting support in all areas of Plato business
  • Manage relationships with all brokers that Plato transact business with
  • Provide underwriting training to new recruits to the business
  • Monitor the performance of all Plato books of business
  • Ensure that professional standards are maintained at the highest levels
  • Contribute to helping build a profitable book of business
  • Maintain and develop all broker relationships

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience within an Underwriting role
  • Knowledge of insurance principles and practices
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • High attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Good stakeholder management experience and the ability to develop trusted business relationships
  • Computer literate
  • Practical in problem solving ability

Our Benefits:

  • Hybrid working – 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days over 2 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service. Plus bank holidays!
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexi-time
  • 100’s of exclusive retailer discounts
  • Professional wellbeing, health & fitness app - Wrkit
  • Enhanced parental leave, including time off for IVF appointment
  • Life Assurance - 4 times your salary
  • 25% Car Insurance Discount
  • 20% Travel Insurance Discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Community support day
  • Christmas and Summer parties

Working at SBG

At Somerset Bridge Group we aim to build a sustainable and innovative business focused on underwriting, broking and claims handling of UK motor insurance, offering transparent products and an efficient and fair service to our policy holders.

We are very proud to have been awarded a Silver Accreditation from Investors in People! We recognise that all of our people contribute to our success. That's why we are always looking for talented people to join our team - people who share our vision, who are passionate about what they do, and who want to be part of something special. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Somerset Bridge Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic factors or other characteristics protected by law. SBG makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, skills and business requirements.