Corporate Underwriter


Santam is recruiting a Corporate Underwriter, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • The position calls for a person with strong, technical, and corporate underwriting and reinsurance expertise within the Niche environment to assist Sales and Intermediaries with quoting and underwriting support at an operational level, with a clear focus on growth, profitability, and efficiency in line with Santam Namibia’s objectives
  • Administration and issuance of corporate policies on the Santam underwriting platform
  • Ensuring that all documentation is processed accurately, and reinsurance is placed, if needed
  • Preparation of Policy Document for signature by Head of Niche
  • Completion of renewal reviews timeously and in line with underwriting and re-insurance guidelines
  • Ensure legislation and regulatory changes are adhered to and implemented within the corporate underwriting environment
  • Resolving and communication feedback on escalated customer queries and complaints
  • Attending to daily operational underwriting tasks
  • Supporting Niche Sales in acquiring and retaining profitable business
  • Qualifications and Experience:
  • Grade 12 qualification with acceptable pass marks – minimum 25 points
  • NQF4 Short Term Insurance Qualification
  • Short term insurance qualification will be an added advantage
  • 3 – 5 years’ underwriting experience within the Corporate Niche underwriting environment
  • Re-insurance experience will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and Skills:
  • Technical underwriting skills
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken English
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Client orientated
  • Solution orientated
  • Teamwork and co-operation
  • Good interpersonal skills (internal & external)
  • Admin orientated and must give attention to details
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Cultivates innovation
  • Influencing/ gaining commitment
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Collaborates
  • Client focus
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 14.09.2023
  • Expires 22.09.2023
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