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Senior Medical Underwriter

England, London
Closing date
25 May 2024

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General insurance
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

New Vacancy - Senior Medical Underwriter

HFG are currently recruiting for a leading Insurer who are seeking a Medical Underwriter to join their growing team.

This role will entail Underwriting Income Protection, Life, Critical Illness and Disability products and the successful candidate should have an Underwriting Authority of or near £1.5m Life, £675K Critical Illness and £60K Income Protection.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrating expertise in Income Protection, Life, Critical Illness, and disability products
  • Making fair and informed underwriting decisions based on appropriate evidence
  • Reviewing applications not accepted by the online system and assessing medical and financial risks
  • Knowledge of insurance industry standards and practices
  • Collaborating with various departments and partners in a positive manner
  • Contributing to best practices for customer and colleague satisfaction
  • Handling escalated cases and supporting the complaints resolution process
  • Mentoring and training less experienced underwriters
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvements and innovation
  • Displaying strong problem-solving skills, decision-making abilities, and risk management awareness
  • Exemplifying company values and demonstrating organizational and time management skills


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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