Credit Risk Underwriter 
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. 
  • 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

Commercial New Business Underwriter – Trade Credit. Stafford
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
Senior Account Manager, Global. Cardiff.
Atradius provides trade credit insurance, surety and collections services worldwide through a strategic presence in 50 countries. Atradius has access to credit information on 200 million companies worldwide. Its credit insurance, bonding and collections products help protect companies throughout the world from payment risks associated with selling products and services on trade credit. Atradius forms part of Grupo Catalana Occidente, one of the leading insurers in Spain and worldwide in credit insurance.
Unit / Team
Designed for multinational clients, Atradius Global is a specialist team dedicated to the individual trade credit insurance needs of multinational businesses. We provide a more personal and tailor made response to multinational credit risk solutions that is a unique proposition within the credit insurance management industry. Our team, on the ground in 50 countries, is exceptional in its reach and experience but primarily in its unity. We are one global team, working with genuine global spirit and supported by one global platform that together avoids duplication and conflict.

We know each other, we support each other and we rely on one another – creating a seamless service which has earned us the trust of major organisations worldwide.
Job description
A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Account Manager position in the Global UK & Ireland Team. Based in our Cardiff office and reporting to a Global Manager in the UK & Ireland Team, the purpose of the role is to manage and grow a portfolio of existing and new Global accounts providing the highest standard of service and expertise to customers worldwide.
The successful candidate should have first class organisational skills and have the ability to manage strategic partnerships at a high-level.
Highly developed interpersonal and presentation skill are vital together with a confident and persuasive manner, since the role also requires expertise in setting the agenda and leading negotiations at senior level both internally and externally. A strong understanding of the business environment and creativity in finding the right solutions for customers is key.

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • The role is open to anyone that has a real desire to provide a first class service to our clients.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Previous business experience in customer facing roles and managing a portfolio of customers.
  • Proactive and confident to take the lead.
  • Innovative and creative in finding the right solutions for our customers.
  • The ability to be well organised and able to work well under pressure.
What we offer
  • A great and challenging place to work.
  • Work in a very international environment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Attractive base salary.
  • On target bonus.
  • Pension.
  • Flexible benefits
Office Location:
3 Harbour Drive Capital Waterside Cardiff CF10 4WZ.

Interested? Please send your CV and motivation letter and a salary-indication to, to arrive no later than 27th July 2018.
Senior Client Advisor - Trade Credit. Marsh, Manchester.
The Team
The UK Trade Credit Practice helps clients manage their receivables risk by providing bespoke credit insurance solutions. Our diverse market spread encompasses global multinationals through to UK SME’s and our UK team is part of an internationally coordinated group of colleagues dedicated to facilitating credit placements and providing expert advice and guidance to clients in more than 50 countries.
The Role
The Senior Client Advisor will build and maintain relationships with clients, being the primary point of contact for day-to-day service needs, ensuring that we meet/exceed clients’ needs and expectations. In addition, they will contribute to the team’s achievement of client retention and growth targets.
Key responsibilities
Daily servicing of our clients and assisting Client Executives with the renewal process and/or conducting and concluding the renewal process.
Tasks to include but not limited to: 
  •  Managing credit limit requirements for our clients via the various insurer on-line portals and speaking directly with the insurers; 
  • Providing our clients with support and guidance to ensure they adhere to their policy terms and conditions, e.g. reporting overdue invoices, making claims on time etc; 
  • Administering any action logs, ensuring tasks are actioned in a timely fashion, monitored and followed to their completion; 
  • Preparing pre-renewal submission data; 
  • Carrying out client meetings to provide client service, conduct renewals and/or assist the Client Executives, producing minutes and managing any resulting action points; 
  • Preparation of renewal reports and invoicing; 
  • Manage renewals within the SME portfolio; 
  • Assist Development Executives on New Business cases as required; 
  • Actively build relationships across Marsh and with other departments; 
  • Adhere to Marsh business processes, systems and procedures at all times.
Skills and experience
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good communicator; 
  • Competent user of Microsoft Excel; 
  • Self- motivated with a positive and flexible attitude to getting things done; 
  • Excellent attention to detail; 
  • Able to perform well under pressure; 
  • Able to work using own initiative; 
  • Have the ability to listen and acquire new skills. 
  • Previous knowledge and experience of Credit Insurance would be ideal but is not essential; 
  • A basic knowledge of insurance would be advantageous; 
  • You will be required to build a strong knowledge of Credit Insurance policy wordings and features. 
  • The successful candidate will need to be used to working as part of a team, be flexible both in terms of the tasks performed and hours worked in order for the wider team to collectively achieve our goals. 
  •  Full Driving License – you will be required to travel within the UK.
To apply for this position please send your CV with a covering letter to Steve Howells

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