US Cyber Assistant Underwriter

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US Cyber Assistant Underwriter

US Cyber Assistant Underwriter

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Contact:

    Aaron Gavin

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Job description

At CFC we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We are delighted to be recognised as a 3-Star world class employer by Best Companies to Work For in 2021 and amongst the UK’s top employers in The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to work for in 2020 / 19, and the Top 50 London employers. CFC also ranked in Insurance Business UK as a Top Insurance Workplace (UK) for 2020.

Our benefits include 25 days holiday, private medical insurance (incl. dental & optical cashback), life insurance, income protection, pension plan, subsidised gym membership, up to 4 paid volunteering days annually, season ticket loan, employee assistance programme and dress for your day.

We are committed to positive climate change and are proud to offset carbon emissions for all employees through a partnership with Ecologi that funds tree planting and carbon positive projects.

Our ‘CFC for Good’ programme includes an active calendar of charity, volunteering and D&I events for employees to be part of and attend. CFC social events (normally) include our staff summer party weekend, Halloween and December party.

About CFC

CFC is a specialist insurance provider, pioneer in emerging risk and market leader in cyber. Our global insurance platform uses cutting-edge technology and data science to deliver smarter, faster underwriting and protect customers from today’s most critical business risks. Headquartered in London with offices in New York, Austin, Brussels and Brisbane, CFC has over 500 staff and is trusted by more than 100,000 businesses in 90 countries. Learn more at and LinkedIn.

Role definition

As a Cyber Assistant Underwriter you’ll work closely with the Underwriters and Team Leader on business across all U.S. territories. You’ll take responsibility for all aspects of underwriting for small new and renewal accounts as well as working to develop your own long-term broker relationships. Whilst direct underwriting experience is not essential, you’ll have a keen interest in Cyber, and a willingness to develop your technical underwriting and business development skills in order to become a trusted advisor and respected specialist underwriter within the CFC Cyber team.

Key responsibilities & Accountabilities

• Underwrite small new and renewal accounts within the U.S cyber team;

• Deal with enquiries from all brokers, with focused broker development on key partners;

• Put up quotes in an efficient manner in line with service standards;

• Handle all report running for the team and other administrative jobs;

• Develop technical knowledge in the cyber market and from an underwriting perspective,

including exposure/control analysis of accounts up to 50M in annual turnover;

• Growth of key brokers as outlined in appraisal goals document;

• Attend relevant industry events, both internal and external.

Skills & Ability

• Operate effectively under pressure;

• Accurate numeracy skills with excellent attention to detail;

• Good command of the English language, spoken and written;

• Good communications skills with the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with key broker partners;

• Confident, energetic and assertive;

• Excellent work ethic and flexibility with working hours;

• Courtesy and patience and with a flexible attitude.

Knowledge & Experience

• Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in an insurance capacity (preferably Cyber);

• Computer literacy with strong skills in Outlook, Word and particularly Excel;

• Ability to develop a good understanding of PI insurance or Liability insurance.

Education & qualifications

• Preferably degree educated, preferably with or working towards ACII.

Our Core Values

The information contained within this job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and

responsibilities of the role. The role holder may be required to perform other related duties as assigned. CFC

Underwriting Limited may at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities as appropriate.