Trading Underwriter - New Business

Scotland, Glasgow
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

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General insurance
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

HFG are currently recruiting on behalf of a Lloyd's MGA for a Trading Underwriter. This role will involve managing new business for the team - the book will mainly consist of UK P&C, Retail, Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels, Contractors, Tradesman and Commercial Combined

We are looking for someone based in Scotland or Northern Ireland. This role will be majorly remote, with occasional catch-ups with the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • We will review and evaluate new business quotes for all of our product offerings that align with our underwriting criteria. We will also address any inquiries within the agreed upon timeframes.
  • We will regularly communicate with our Business Development Managers to maintain strong relationships with brokers.
  • We will collaborate closely with our team to ensure that all work is completed within the agreed upon timeframes and to provide exceptional customer service to brokers.
  • We will professionally and courteously answer phone calls from brokers.
  • We will operate within the parameters outlined in our Underwriting License and reference the Underwriting guide or seek guidance from senior colleagues when uncertain.
  • We will proactively seek ways to improve work processes and support our overall corporate goals within our respective roles.
  • We will ensure that our Group trading entities comply with Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) principles and deliver favourable outcomes for customers.

For more information, please apply.


HFG is an award winning international recruitment consulting firm that provides specialist professionals to leading General Insurance, Life, Reinsurance, Pensions and Management Consultancy firms. 

Since our formation in 2002 we have sought to provide a market leading recruitment service which challenges the gap between large agencies broad capabilities, and executive search companies’ levels of service.

Regarded by our clients and candidates as industry experts, we deliver solutions to the global insurance marketplace where we specialise in actuarial recruitment.

Led by a number of ex-industry professionals, our consultants have shown a long-term commitment to their defined markets. 

The provision of considered advice based on deep market knowledge is central to our business model. 

You will regularly find HFG at industry events and conferences including GIRO, Life, Momentum, Health, Care & Protection and Joint Risk, Investment & Pensions.

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