Commercial Underwriter - Bedfordview, South Africa - PMG Recruitment Services

Thabo Mthembu

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Minimum of 5 yrs Commercial Underwriting Experience



  • Assist with tasks as received from Senior Management
  • Assist with technical investigation on Loss Ratio and indepth claims analysis, corrective actions to be implemented, cancellation discussions with team members and where needed, brokers as well.
  • Processing and preparation of quotations, endorsements, amendments, new policy activations, cancellations to be loaded on the TIAL system.
  • Assist with technical underwriting on queries on business occupations, operations.
  • Assist with the handling of broker queries, assisting underwriting.
  • Assist underwriting manager with ad hoc requests for underwriting and claims in the Commercial Department.

New Business

  • Promoting the company name, it's capacity and abilities, improving relationships, assisting marketers with complex commercial underwriting matters and claims.

Risk Surveys

  • Assisting in communicating and promoting risk survey requirements and making sure correct requirements and underwriting criteria is requested and adhered to both by clients as well as brokers and administrators.


  • Assisting the Claims department with Queries on an adhoc basis.
  • Ensuring that TCF principles are adhered to.

Sales and Marketing

  • Assisting Marketing staff with queries on an adhoc basis.

Risk Management

  • Utilizing the business description report to ensure good quality business on the books.
  • Have technical knowledge on Non-Motor and Motor.
  • High Level underwriting queries both internal and external
  • Turnaround time 24 hours.
  • Ensuring that policies and amendments are issued without error within 24 hours.
  • Checking all documentation to ensure correctness before processing.

Quotations & Rating

  • Processing of new policies according to Procedures.
  • Renewal and renewal invites to be done timeously.
  • Processing endorsements.
  • Handling queries from the Credit control Department.
  • Cancellation of policies.
  • Handling queries from brokers
  • Turnaround time 24 hours.
  • Diarize issues that need to be followed up on.
  • Ensure filing of closings and schedules according to procedure (electronically) by all Underwriting staff.
  • General Office Administration.
  • Develop relationships with clients and ensure high levels of service.
  • Assist with underwriting queries both internal and external
  • Turnaround time 24 hours.
  • Ensure all risks are written within our Treaty Limits.
  • No declined risks are accepted or renewed.
  • If required FAC is placed by negotiating with NNAC.
  • Perform all other functions as required or requested within reason by senior management.

Job Types:
Full-time, Permanent

R20 000,00 - R30 000,00 per month


  • High School (matric) (required)


Commercial Underwriting: 5 years (required)

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