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Insurance Underwriters

Insurance underwriters identify and measure the risks associated with an activity, determine whether this risk is insurable and issue insurance polices which provide financial compensation in the event of loss.

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About this Career

£25,320

Average salary

New workers start around £13,750.36. Normal pay is £25,320 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £48,209.67.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Negotiates terms of reinsurance contracts.
  • Ensures that the insurance policy clearly defines the liabilities accepted and any exceptions or exclusions.
  • Calculates premiums, provides quotations and, if acceptable to the client, issues policies.
  • Liaises with insurance surveyors, actuaries and risk managers where the risks associated with a proposal are not clear.
  • Identifies and evaluates the risks associated with a proposal.
  • Receives and assesses proposals and propositions for insurance from brokers and clients.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Monitoring
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Mathematics
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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