Senior Life Underwriter: JHB (EE)

Senior Life Underwriter - JHB
Large reinsurance organisation seeks to offer a suitably qualified candidate the opportunity to make a difference within their Underwriting Team. This is a senior specialist role, managing a portfolio.
Role Responsibilities:
    • Proactive internal and external stakeholder liaison with actuarial, claims and medical departments
    • Managing a portfolio of clients - locally and internationally
    • Provision of formal and informal training to local and international clients
    • Providing in-depth insight into large complex cases and providing solutions thereto in accordance with the company's internal underwriting protocols
    • Undertake meetings with underwriters and brokers at client companies
    • Networking within the industry sector
    • Ability to make decisions independently within authority limits (R12 million+) 
Key Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree within relevant field
    • Must have Medical Underwriting experience, coupled with health/ allied health degree qualification
    • AIISA
    • Nursing Degree coupled with senior underwriting experience within Life Insurance/ Reinsurance
    • Underwriting experience with authority limits in excess R20 million
    • Ability to present to large groups and liaise effectively with actuaries, medical doctors, technical accounting and claims teams
    • Reinsurance experience essential
    • Dynamic individual able to conduct presentations/ training to clients
    • Ability to underwrite complex cases within a reinsurance environment
    • Fluency in French or Portuguese would be advantageous  
Please note: Only Equity Candidates will be considered at this stage
Please apply to with supporting documents.
Supporting Documentation
    • Copy of comprehensive CV
    • Copy of Qualifications
    • Letter of Motivation