Job Vacancy Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship : Underwriting Assistant – Manchester RSA Insurance

Job title: Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship : Underwriting Assistant – Manchester

Company: RSA Insurance

Job description: Let us help you take the next steps to a rewarding career in Insurance Underwriting.

We’re looking for those of you who are self-motivated, excited by a challenge and ready to make an impact in our business. As part of the Bright Futures Programme, you will join our 18-month Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship that will drive you to fulfil your potential. We’ll encourage the development of your technical decision making and analytical skills to enable you to support our underwriting teams with their portfolio of accounts, financial solutions, and business development activities.

Role Requirements

As careers go, Insurance Underwriting is amazingly satisfying and by joining our programme you will have the chance to experience it for yourself. We’ll support you to achieve your Certificate in Insurance (Cert CII) from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) as well as giving you access to excellent benefits as part of your career development, including:

  • Dedicated Talent Coach & RSA mentor
  • Dedicated study time each week
  • Facilitated Learning & Development workshops plus guest speaker sessions
  • Quarterly networking and community events
  • Sessions on well-being and emotional fitness
  • Annual volunteering opportunities as part of the programme’s giving back pledge


In this Apprenticeship role, we’ll support you to:

  • Review your allocated cases and make effective underwriting decisions
  • Ensure the delivery of good customer outcomes by achieving personal targets
  • Support cases and collaborate with your team to deliver an outstanding service to the broker/client
  • Provide support on a portfolio of accounts to maximise profitable revenue potential
  • Create business development plans that identify new business opportunities
  • Implement marketing activities and business development initiatives
  • Support technical audits and peer review processes

The Individual

We want your individualism, capability, and ambition to shine through. If you have a zest for learning and a willingness to invest time to become a qualified insurance professional, then that’s a real advantage.

You will need: 5 GCSE’s including Maths & English at (Grade C or level 4-9) plus 96 UCAS points from A levels or equivalent.
The best attributes to have for this role are:

  • A keen interest in Financial services
  • Strong and effective analytical ability
  • Positive communication style and flair – confident to engage and build strong relationships with clients and brokers
  • Well organised with attention to detail
  • Proactive and enjoys working as part of a team

About Us

A welcoming, diverse and inclusive culture is an important element for RSA in our best-in-class ambition. RSA thrives when everyone feels comfortable bringing their best self to work.

We celebrate difference, whilst striving to create an environment where colleagues feel respected and valued for their unique potential. Our commitment to diversity is sincere, continually growing and led right from the top.

If you require flexibility in when, where or how you work, we’d love to hear from you. We also want to ensure that you are supported throughout the application process to enable you to be at your best.

If you require adjustments during your application process, please flag this on your application form.

Expected salary:

Location: Manchester

Job date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 03:51:23 GMT

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