Underwriting Assistant

Underwriting Support London, United Kingdom

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    Underwriting Support

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    London, United Kingdom

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Position at Tokio Marine HCC




Job title: Underwriting Assistant - Marine Cargo  

Location: 20 Fenchurch Street, London (Walkie Talkie building)  

Position Type: Permanent, 35 hours per week  

Hybrid: Minimum 3 days in the office  



This role is a great opportunity for a strong administrator to join our Marine Cargo team providing support to 4 underwriters. No insurance experience is required although it would be advantageous. The role will suit a pro-active, well organised candidate who is interested in the insurance industry. They will be a key member of the team.  


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Process broker enquiries (including renewals, new business, quotes etc.) on underwriting databases including Power BI.
  • Support the Underwriters during underwriting hours to maximise efficiency in handling broker enquiries.
  • Ad hoc administration duties including copying, scanning and maintenance of Underwriting files.
  • Ensure that aggregate data is correctly captured into our systems.
  • Filing of policy documents and information into the ImageRight database
  • Risk data entry checking


Performance Objective  

  • To take on the administration for the team from the Underwriters and ensure that underwriting files are complete and correctly recorded.


Skills and Experience Specification:  

  • Previous experience of working within insurance would be an advantage but is not a requirement.
  • Excellent IT skills including data manipulation within Excel is required.
  • Proven ability to organise their time and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and work on their own initiative when required.
  • Self-motivated and a proven pro-active approach to their work. Always seeking to provide the best support possible to the team.
  • A minimum of Grades A to C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent)



Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and other locations. With the strength and stability that comes from being a member of the Tokio Marine group, and more than forty years of growth, profitability, and stability, we offer important insurance products that most people do not even know exist.   


Just as we invest in our company, we invest in our employees’ careers. We provide our employees a collaborative and rewarding environment within which to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience that lead to a rewarding career.   


The Tokio Marine HCC Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.  Please visit www.tmhcc.com for more information about our companies.  



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