Credit Risk Analyst 
Credendo - Short-Term Non-EU Risks
Reporting directly to the UK Country Manager of Credendo (Short-Term Non-EU Risk) in London and also to the Team Leader in Brussels. You will work closely with the account managers in the London branch and your colleagues at HQ in Brussels (and other branches).
As a Risk Underwriter your duties will include:
  • Gathering and analysing all relevant information for the assessment of short-term credit risks.
  • Making decisions on acceptance of credit risk within individual delegated authority or submitting proposals to Credit & Executive Committees.
  • Being the contact person for existing / potential clients / brokers and advising them on the decision making process & respond to their specific questions & queries. 
  • Following up of decisions and monitoring of credit risk within the portfolio.
  • Consult and monitor changes in macro and micro-economic conditions of countries & regions where clients of Credendo - Short-Term Non-EU Risk are active.
  • Ensuring that procedures, KPI’s and all ancillary information are maintained within the portfolio and kept up to date. 
Profile
  • Preferably a graduate with 2 years relevant working experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English. An additional language would be an advantage.
  • Competent IT skills.
  • Clients oriented and have a commercial mind-set.
  • Excellent analytical skills and enjoy working with figures.
  • Great negotiation skills and be able to present your analyses and ideas both orally and in writing.
  • Dynamic and result-oriented; you take the initiative and have a sense of responsibility.
  • Be well-organised, accurate and able to work within deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic and have a broad interest in international economics and finance.
Our offer
  • Being part of a dynamic, high achieving London team.
  • A challenging career in a multilingual and international environment.
  • Continuous learning opportunities to develop your talent.
  • An attractive salary supplemented by excellent fringe benefits.
  • The role is based in the City of London.
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to mycareer-be@credendo.com

Commercial New Business Underwriter – Trade Credit London Competitive Salary
QBE’s European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business. Active in both the Lloyd’s and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.

The Opportunity:
We are looking for an Underwriter to join our team, this is your chance to create your career in an exciting environment where anything is possible. Are you ready to grow your career with us? As an Underwriter for QBE you will underwrite and develop business in accordance with the business plan. This is an excellent opportunity for you to work closely with key stakeholders to help grow the QBE Trade Credit book.

Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:
  • Cultivating and maintaining positive relationships with agents and brokers
  • Research and project work to support the new business process - identifying opportunities for growth
  • Minimising risk and maximising efficiency by adhering to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice
  • Properly recording and measuring insurance risks
  • Working with brokers and customers to negotiate rates, terms and conditions on new business opportunities
  • Presenting to prospects and brokers on QBE’s products and offering
  • Producing and issuing contract certainty documentation
  • Ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and guidelines
  • Reviewing and analysing the broker performance to identify progress toward business objectives
  • Contributing to the peer review processes to encourage and develop excellence 
You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience:
  • Experience in Underwriting
  • Knowledge of the UK Trade Credit market
  • Intermediate level understanding of relevant software, including Powerpoint, Excel and other departmental software packages
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements (specific reference to FCA / Lloyds regulation)
  • Experienced in the use of risk profiling and pricing tools and loss models
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with agents and brokers
  • Strong technical underwriting skills and sales acumen
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Degree certification or equivalent 
At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job. Search for QBE on Vercida to learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion programmes and policies.
To apply for this position send your CV and a covering letter to Alex.Yates@uk.qbe.com.

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