Underwriting Services Apprenticeship 2019
Job title: Insurance Apprentice – Underwriting Services Team
Salary: £16,700 per annum + excellent benefits
Duration: 18 months
Are you ready to learn, quickly? Do you flourish with responsibility? Will you show us what you can do, if we give you the chance?
If you’re looking for a challenging, dynamic work environment with recognition and rewards for your creativity, innovation and determination, work with us.
A Zurich apprenticeship is an opportunity to be part of a global company that has a real desire to make a difference to our customers, whilst developing new technologies to help them protect what they love most.
Our Insurance Apprenticeship is a phenomenal opportunity for someone who would like to start a career with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies. You’ll be able to earn and learn in an apprenticeship role that will give you a real job with real responsibility from day one in a truly global company.
As an Underwriting Services Apprentice, you will handle activities within the renewal, quote and new business process for assigned accounts to help underwriters decision making, and ensure policies are issued and recorded on point and on time. You will provide support in underwriting services, procedures, policy endorsements and policy issuance. You’ll need to interact on a daily basis with underwriters, brokers and customers for your assigned accounts which may include attending external meetings to ensure that all policy details and deadlines are fulfilled.
Our apprenticeships cater for a variety of different skillsets and interests and you’ll receive all the training, support and opportunities you need to set you on your way to a successful career with us.
The key skills you will require for this role include:
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- The ability to work in a team
- Effective personal planning and organisation
- Appetite to learn and achieve professional qualifications
To be successful in this role, you’ll need:
- A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 including Maths and English
- A Levels or equivalent would be advantageous.
- To be prepared to study for the Insurance practitioner qualification.
- A professional attitude with a positive ‘can do’ approach to your work
It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As an aspiring individual, you’ll be encouraged and guided to develop the skills you need. And as part of a diverse international team, you’ll have all the opportunities you need to learn and grow, both personally and professionally
How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most.
So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work for us.
At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender,race, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all.