Underwriting Assistant - Renewable Energy

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Underwriting Assistant - Renewable Energy

Underwriting Assistant - Renewable Energy

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Contact:

    Aaron Gavin

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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AXIS Capital (NYSE: AXS) was named recently as one of the most trustworthy financial companies by Forbes.com for two consecutive years.

We are a global insurer and reinsurer, providing clients and distribution partners with a broad range of specialized risk transfer products and services. It offers various risk transfer products and services through subsidiaries and branch networks in Bermuda, the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Singapore.

The company offers insurance services including Property, Professional Lines, Terrorism, Marine, Energy, Environmental and other insurance solutions. The reinsurance services include property, professional lines, credit and bond, and others.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people.  We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves.  This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Accommodation is available upon request for candidate taking part in the selection process.




The role provides support to the Underwriting team and Unit Head within the Renewable Energy team, with a primary focus being providing administrative support to the Offshore Wind team both in London and the US, while gaining an understanding into the role of an Underwriter.



Underwriting Support Administration

  • Assist underwriters in underwriting preparation and submission, including underwriting templates.

  • Enter data in underwriting systems / spreadsheets.

  • Prepare daily logs recording underwriting activity.

  • Check details of underwriting in daybook entries and ensure appropriate underwriting signing.

  • Assist in the completion of reports (e.g. company / industry / market profiles, risk reports) and ensure timely distribution to relevant individuals.

  • Liaise with other departments on various issues, e.g. premium queries, bookings, etc.

  • Assist underwriters to liaise and correspond with brokers.

  • Assist in the budget reporting process.

  • Assist in all other general underwriting administration and processing functions to ensure efficient workflow within the team.

  • Maintain Offshore Wind pipeline.


File Maintenance and Compliance

  • Maintain all files and documents both manually and electronically.


General and Ad Hoc Administration and Support

  • Including, but not limited to, filing, photocopying, scanning etc.

  • Assist with regulatory and ad-hoc administration as required.

  • Any other reasonable requests made by management.



  • Prior Underwriting Assistant experience is advantageous, but not essential.

  • General level of knowledge of insurance.



  • Knowledge of basic office software systems and spreadsheets.

  • Microsoft Office including proficiency in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

  • Ability to follow processes and procedures.

  • Ability to build trust by operating with integrity and professionalism.

  • Organisation and time management skills.