Cargo Underwriter

Role Summary

Rokstone Underwriting is a leading specialist MGA serving the needs of international (re)insurance brokers in speciality lines business. Our brokers have direct access to decision-makers who provide fast decisions and flexible solutions.

As a Rokstone Marine Cargo Underwriter – you will collaborate with the team to develop and underwrite profitable new and existing business opportunities across all Cargo business.

Marine Cargo clients include importers, exporters, manufacturers, and suppliers. We can include protection for cargo transported by vessels, aircraft and trucks and static risks.

Role Responsibilities

  • Originate, underwrite, and price Cargo business in compliance with the appropriate guidelines and within allocated authority while conforming to best practices and focusing on efficiency in approach.

  • Maintain and develop Rokstone underwriting relationships to achieve the team's strategic and financial objectives.

  • Develop and maintain broker and client professional networks to support profitable business origination throughout the network.

  • Take a holistic view concerning allocated clients by ensuring an efficient service proposition that considers all business opportunities and uses sound strategic decision-making with respect to all aspects of assigned client and broker relationships.

  • Raise, maintain, and enhance the profile of Rokstone Underwriting within the client marketplace.

  • Maintain an extensive knowledge and understanding of the operations, structure, and issues regarding allocated clients, including the market environment.


Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Insurance qualifications, e.g., CII (Desirable)

  • Experience in underwriting cargo business is essential.

  • Strong focus on identifying client needs and flexibility in developing solutions.

  • Enthusiasm for new business opportunities and the desire to think innovatively and creatively.

  • Acts strategically and exhibits an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Extensive pricing and underwriting expertise

  • Impressive understanding of Cargo insurance/reinsurance markets

Skills & Abilities

  • Outcome focused.

  • Initiative-taking and enthusiastic

  • Collaborator with the ability to work on their initiative.

  • Professional approach to relationships

  • Effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage peak period workflows.

  • Ability to work in a challenging environment and effectively manage change.

  • Effective strategic relationship management and portfolio management skills


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