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Date Posted: May 4, 2022

Location(s): Brighton, GB

Company: MetLife

Pricing Underwriter

 

Job Location: 2 days working in the Brighton office, with the remaining 3 from home. Potential Full Time Remote option for candidates with Employee Benefits (Underwriting) experience.

 

We are a company driven by a solid set of principles (see below) and purposes such as diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our working culture provides flexibility and naturally a ‘hybrid’ working model as standard. We are part of the Women in Finance Charter, an initiative set up by the UK’s HM Treasury. We want to benefit from the many positives that come by having a more diverse working culture throughout all levels of seniority and lines of business. Our workforce enjoys excellent benefits, including private healthcare, a brilliant pension, and a host of other benefits to ensure you and yours are kept safe and protected.

 

MetLife Success Principles

  • Build Tomorrow – We change and innovate for sustained performance
  • Win Together - We collaborate and empower each other to succeed
  • Own It - We deliver for our customers

 

Role Value Proposition: 

We are looking for experienced Group Risk Underwriters to join us to help MetLife become the best in the Employee Benefits market. We need Underwriters with strong customer service and commerciality to come on board with a good ability to assess risk and decide the appropriate price and terms within company strategy and underwriting philosophy.

    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for underwriting Group Life and/or Group Income Protection quotations for existing and new business in a timely manner within agreed internal procedures to achieve service standards.
  • To support key strategic relationships within Sales, Actuarial and other business departments by making pragmatic and commercially focused underwriting decisions to help achieve sales, profitability and retention targets.
  • To provide technical underwriting support to the Sales team, where appropriate.
  • Training less experienced members of the Employee Benefits division, checking and sampling their work against the agreed procedures.
  • In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder may be required to perform other duties as reasonable assigned by the Manager from time to time.

 

Essential Business Experience

 

Required:

  • At least four years’ experience of working in an Underwriting / Underwriter function preferably within employee Benefits
  • Strong record of Underwriting success in a fast-paced environment, with ability to manage own work and deadlines, communicating coherently across functions if required
  • A desire to proactively learn and develop yourself
  • Ability to challenge existing ways of working for the best outcome for the company and customer
  • Accomplished team player with winning mentality

 

 

Preferred:

  • Any financial services qualifications or equivalent, such as GR1 or other CII qualifications.
  • Preferred educated to ‘A’ Level caliber or equivalent

 

Essential Technical Skills:

Required:

  • Experienced with Microsoft Excel


MetLife will assist in the funding of Professional Fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax. 

 

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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

 

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MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

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Requisition #: 124798 

We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions and sexual orientations. 

We strive to find the best candidate for all positions and a diverse range of applicants ensures we widen our talent pool in order to achieve this. 

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