Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

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Job Description Summary

We are looking for an Underwriting Analyst to join us in any of our UK or Ireland Offices on a 6 month fixed term contract. You will have previous underwriting experience, and use this to support the Underwriting Officers in executing key strategies across the UK and Ireland.

In this role you will be responsible for monitoring KPI’s across the Property and Casualty portfolios and compiling summary reports, adding analysis and commentary for monthly and quarterly business reviews. You will produce reports in various formats depending on the target audience – this will vary from updating field underwriters on progress against specific line of business initiatives to compiling data for regulatory returns.

We aim to offer an inclusive and flexible approach to how and when you work, as well as good work-life benefits. For this role we are happy to consider flexible hours, or full or part time, let's have a conversation about your requirements!

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Be Committed, Be Connected, Be Creative and Be Energised - these are the values we are passionate about. Understanding and embracing our values will shape your success and contribute to making this a great place to work. The following key activities form a core part of your role;

  • Supports the CUO, NUO’s and RUO’s to provide reporting and analysis to various stakeholders.
  • Prepares the analysis and gather data to monitor the execution of company underwriting policies and standards.
  • Works closely with Actuarial, Business Intelligence, Catastrophe Modelling and Product and Portfolio staff to ensure that data for reporting is accurate and timely.
  • May collect and analyse claims data to determine if claims initiatives are aligned with product line strategy.
  • Produces an LOB production highlights summary (rate change/ORPC/NB in an agreed format.
  • Reviews the weekly claims movement reports and new business description reports highlighting any issues to NUO’s/RUO’s
  • Produces a monthly rate strength summary, by LOB for NB and renewals
  • Producing a report of material changes of PD/BI exposures – new business/lapses/significant MTA’s to supply to Cat Modelling for monthly reporting  
  • Reviews underwriting guidance within the Underwriting Centre to ensure it remains up to date and relevant
  • Undertakes technical research on topics identified by the Underwriting Officers
  • Supports CUO TIDAC on reporting issues
  • Analysis of the referrals database
  • Reviews and updates continuous monitoring data prior to the monthly UW Controls meeting
  • Supports the process for compiling regulatory returns on underwriting issues (e.g. Central Bank of Ireland flood reporting)
  • Production of a report to monitor first and third party cyber exposures.
  • Works collaboratively with the Business Insurance Underwriting Officers to
  • Build strong partnerships across the Travelers group to allow the optimum use of resource and continuing leverage of enterprise investment.
  • Undertakes any other reasonable duties.

To be successful you will need to consistently deliver a great experience in every customer contact; connect with the right partners internally to find creative solutions to problems; be a role model and behave in a way that actively supports an inclusive work environment; and consistently deliver on your commitments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • ACII, Advanced Level competency - Property & Casualty Underwriting

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree or higher education level preferred
  • Previous proven track record of leading others at a senior underwriting level

Licensing or Certificates

  • ACII

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Advanced level of proficiency required in the following
  • Organisation, Financial Acumen, Communication, Collaboration, Presentation Skill, Networking, Risk Selection and Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Advanced level of proficiency required in the following leadership competencies:
  • Leading the Business including: Change Management, Strategic Planning, Making Decisions, Results Orientation, Influencing,
  • Leadership, Power, Business Perspective, Risk Taking, Innovation and Understanding & Navigating the Organisation.
  • Leading Others including:Forging Synergy, Develops Employees, Building Collaborative Relationships, Communicating Effectively, Leveraging Differences, Participative Management and Leading Employees
  • Leading Self including: Openness to Influence, Flexibility, Demonstrates Leadership Stature, Self-Awareness,Credibility and Seeks Opportunities to Learn.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 

If you have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


Imagine a Career with Purpose.

For 160+ years, Travelers has earned a reputation as a leader in personal, business and specialty insurance because we take care of our customers. Here, life’s most important moments become your life’s work. That means helping families feel secure, businesses to prosper, knowing that you’ve made a difference, and feeling like you belong to something bigger.

Imagine a Different Call of Duty.

When you joined the military, you answered the call of duty and dedicated yourself to serving. Now, we ask you to consider your next mission at an organization that understands the value of your skills. Whether you’re among the first to the scene as part of our Catastrophe Response Team or tasked with evaluating risk, we know that your experience has prepared you to get the job done.

Imagine Being Support Every Step of The Way.

Today, over 1,000 current and former military professionals call Travelers home. At Travelers, you’ll find the camaraderie and resources you need to ensure your success as you rise through the ranks. If that’s more than you imagined in an insurance career, it’s time to join us at Travelers.


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