10th January 2019


Reference: NS15194

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £30,000 Date Posted: 10/01/2019



  • Abacus Professional Recruitment is exclusively recruiting for a leading global insurance firm to recruit for an Underwriter for their Belfast office. Our client is a forward-thinking company with plans for future growth within Northern Ireland and beyond.


This role will involve underwriting cases within agreed processes and risk appetite to achieve business development and retention targets. You will spend the majority of your time delivering underwriting decisions, referring cases outside personal authority limits, supporting more qualified colleagues and contributing to policy wordings and managing customer interaction.

  • Reviewing allocated cases and deliver underwriting decisions, following agreed processes at the designated authority level
  • Identifying non-standard or complex risks and escalating to more qualified colleagues
  • Supporting more qualified colleagues in the handling of non-standard cases in line with established standards, procedures and guidance provided.
  • Contribute to the production of new policy wordings or reviews of existing policy wordings to ensure policy documentation is current and accurate.


  • Knowledge of local market with minimum 3 years Construction Underwriting with particular focus on Contractors All Risks policies.
  • Certificate of Insurance Practice preferred
  • Proficiency required in, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and processing applications


Generous salary depending on experience.

Primary Contact:

Nicky Strutt – nicky@abacus.jobs

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Nicky Strutt

Nicky Strutt

Senior Financial Services & Insurance Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 8048

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