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Senior Risk Underwriter - Trade Credit

(Hybrid - London or Manchester Office/Home Working)

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Risk Underwriting team within the Trade Credit Insurance industry. Our UK book is varied and the team assesses the credit risk profile of an array of corporates stretching from domestic SME’s through to global, blue-chip companies in a number of trade sectors including Construction, Fuel, Metals, Retail, Advertising, Food & Drink and Tech/IT. In this client, market-facing role you will have the opportunity to own your relationships, developing your underwriting knowledge and profile as a specialist within the market. We empower our underwriters to underwrite their own business, with this role offering both the exposure and support from working with an experienced team. We are looking to speak with experienced trade credit professionals, ideally with credit insurance product knowledge from an underwriting, broking or wider financial services discipline background.


Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage a portfolio of clients, providing first-class service.

  • Establish and strengthen strong relationships with stakeholders including customers, brokers, business partners and colleagues, to maximize influence and achieve business objectives.

  • Manage a portfolio of risk, answering credit limit requests as well as providing comprehensive analysis of key risks within the portfolio.

  • Contribute and influence in the review and analysis of the portfolio to identify progress toward business objectives.

  • Have ownership and demonstrate expertise of a specific sector, providing sectoral reports and regular sector updates to the team and the market.

  • Conduct buyer meetings and provide detailed reports on business performance.

  • Work closely with colleagues in commercial, new business and claims to ensure our goals are aligned and business plan is achieved.

  • Apply the Reinsurance Strategy in order to safeguard the portfolio.

  • Contribute and participate in all meetings, in order to share and develop strategy, knowledge and best practice.

  • Positively promote the department, division and company as a whole, in order to maximise brand leverage.

  • Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimise risk and maximize efficiency.

  • Ensure entries are properly and promptly recorded on QBE systems to ensure accuracy of data.

  • Contribute to the aggregate management and peer review processes to encourage and develop excellence.


You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience, or clear potential to develop these: 

  • Experienced professional with proven knowledge of the credit insurance market, preferably within an underwriting or broking capacity otherwise wider financial services discipline.

  • Intermediate level understanding of relevant software, including Excel and other departmental software packages.

  • Extensive knowledge of economic and sectoral trends in the UK and global markets.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships across all levels of the organisation and with external clients.

  • Good reasoning capabilities, creative and lateral thinking, good problem-solving skills.

To Apply:

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For more information about this role, please email Clare Aldrich ( Direct Line: 07977 058 464.

Commercial Underwriter, Trade Credit. Manchester/North West


Nexus Trade Credit seeks a Commercial Underwriter to join our regional team. Focus on servicing existing policyholders, building relationships with brokers, and expanding Nexus' commercial offering.


  • Manage client portfolio and oversee renewals.

  • Develop relationships with brokers and insureds.

  • Evaluate submissions and underwrite policy terms.

  • Collaborate with the Risk team on key limit challenges.

  • Prepare pricing models and renew policies.


  • 2+ years of experience in credit insurance or related industry.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of domestic and global economic trends.

  • Familiarity with credit insurance terminology.

  • Strong communication and MS Office skills.

  • Willingness to travel within the UK.

To Apply: Please send your CV and a covering letter to Caroline Walsh at

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Business Development Manager, London

wtv., the award-winning video technology and streaming company, is looking for an experienced entrepreneurial and highly motivated Business Development person to join the UK team. You will come with a proven track record of owning the end-to-end sales process and exceeding individual targets. You will be responsible for driving sales and revenue growth across all products in the UK market working closely with the leadership team to execute sales strategy and plans for growth.

If you have the sector knowledge, leadership skills and the proven ability to drive sales growth in a highly competitive and fast moving market, please apply with a short written introduction and CV.

What we are looking for in you​

  • Ownership of the end-to-end sales process to drive new business revenue and develop new customer relationships.

  • Ability to win the support of key C-Suite stakeholders and have a history of proven quota of sales attainment in complex sales environment.

  • Proficient with Salesforce and sales acceleration tools and have the ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Drive and motivation to build your own pipeline and work in partnership with colleagues to execute on marketing campaigns.

  • Generate pipeline that leads to closed revenue and consistent quota attainment

  • Achieve and exceed budgeted sales objectives, and maintain sales forecast in an accurate and thorough manner.

  • Ensure and monitor successful handoffs of accounts from the sales process and into delivery

  • Drive and foster a culture of success and ongoing new business as well as goal achievement across wtv. global offices.

  • Compliance with Information Security Policies and other company policies and procedures.

  • Exemplary interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

All candidates must have the Right to Work in the UK. This is an office based role with the requirement to travel.

To Apply: Please apply with a short written introduction and CV,at to (Please mention Credit Insurance News in your application).

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