London - United Kingdom Senior Motor Underwriter


Job description

Got the drive to shape the future of insurance? 

At Prima, you could take on a whole new challenge. As part of our global community, you’d be in the driving seat of your career; learning and growing with a top-tier team around you. Prima is a place where no matter who you are or what your role is — your voice is valued. 

Back in 2015, we embarked on a mission: to provide great value car insurance that is designed for everyone. And we’ve come a long way, we’ve created a culture where we can fuel each other’s success. But we need your expertise, as we steer things in a new and exciting direction. 

You’re probably thinking… “That sounds pretty good”. We agree. 

Join the dynamic heart of our Underwriting operations. Our team doesn't merely handle complexity—they master it, transforming intricate challenges into streamlined, forward-thinking solutions. They're crucial in devising and implementing our strategic approach to customer selection, battling fraud, and steering critical business metrics. Their work not only influences our operations but also redefines our customer interactions, setting the standard for excellence in the car insurance industry. 

As well as great colleagues and engaging projects, there are loads of ways we can help you do the best work of your life. We’ve shaped our offering to place a focus on wellbeing, autonomy and development. We see benefits as the fuel that will empower you to succeed, if you decide to embark on this journey with us. 

🤸🏽‍♂️ Working in a way that works for you 
We believe in work-life balance and flexibility. Whether you like working from the office, home or a mixture of both. We’ll help you find a balance that works best for you. We even have a policy that means you can work from any location for 30 days a year. We trust you to steer us forward. 

🏁 The freedom to explore the possibilities 
We may move fast at Prima, but we move together. We’re invested in your growth; so we’ll give you access to a teaching and learning marketplace. And you’ll have regular sessions with your manager to establish a personal growth plan. 

🌈 Our winning formula: happy and high-performing 
From private medical insurance to discounted gym memberships and wellbeing initiatives: we’re here to support you. We know how important your health and well-being is, so we’ll go the extra mile to help you when we can. 

If it sounds like we’ve got something that’s up your street, let’s see if you’ve got the skills we’re looking for!

We're looking for capable and motivated professionals for our Pricing and Underwriting team as Senior Motor Underwriter. Specifically, we are looking for an analytically minded underwriter profile who brings valuable experience in the correct and selective underwriting of risk, based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria. We want someone who is comfortable juggling multiple projects, who can communicate effectively and who can foster good working relationships with stakeholders and colleagues.
Specifically, you will be responsible for these activities::
  • Definition of the underwriting processes for new business entry, as well as renewal processes, always based on analytical and founded criteria.
  • Enhance pre-sale and post-sale validation processes to ensure the accuracy of pricing and underwriting.
  • Develop a close and efficient relationship with Customer Care and Claims teams to optimize contracting and retention processes based on data analytics.
  • Know and improve the coverage catalog, leading the development of potential product improvements.
  • Keep the business up to date with new regulatory and market trends within underwriting.
  • What we are looking for::
  • Strong knowledge of motor insurance, especially in online channels, as well as the insurance industry as a whole (around 2 to 5 years but this is just indicative).
  • Analytical ability, decisions based on numbers.
  • An "and why not" attitude, proactivity, restlessness, critical thinking, feeling comfortable working in a company in its early stages.
  • The ability to manage projects from scoping to delivery.
  • Eager to learn with the help of more experienced colleagues and grow quickly, taking on more responsibilities within the team.
  • It would be fantastic if::
  • You can create data sets using data extraction languages (such as MySQL or Redshift) or you have the will to learn it.
  • You have experience analyzing and monitoring reports and reports in tools like Tableau or Power BI
  • Research shows that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. At Prima we are committed to building diverse teams so please apply even if your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the requirements. You might still be a great fit!
    Prima is a community made up of talented and ambitious individuals. We offer equal employment opportunities and are oriented towards diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination of any kind based on race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or other protected personal characteristics, as defined by national laws.


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    London -United Kingdom
    Pricing & Underwriting
    Job function
    Pricing & Underwriting UK
    permanent employment