Package: Up to £60,000 + Equity
Location: London, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
We're Collective Benefits - Insurance, wellbeing and savings for flexible workers
Right now, the people who care for our families, pack our produce and deliver our parcels face a fragile financial existence. And that’s not right. We believe they deserve to live and work without compromise. So we’re doing something about it.
At Collective, we’re enabling companies with the right intentions to provide the right protections. Working directly with the on demand platforms propelling our economy forward. Helping them ramp up recruitment and retention, increase engagement and protect their people. All at the same time. Together, we’re making independent work, work for everyone.
We’ve got backing from the people behind Deliveroo, Zoopla and Cazoo, and have been featured in The Economist, TechCrunch and The Times (to name a few). And as we expand operations across the UK and Europe, our mission is gaining momentum.
We are looking for a Senior underwriter to join our in-house insurance team and help enhance and expand our global underwriting capabilities across various insurance lines of business (including Accident, Health, Liability, Motor….).
You will be joining a team of professionals that include insurance directors and senior underwriting specialists from some of the biggest names in insurance and the largest global gig platforms.
In addition to in-house functions, you will be working with top tier insurance companies, Lloyd’s of London and specialist insurers to develop products under delegated underwriting authority arrangements.
You will have access to a range of in-house stakeholders across Pricing, Claims, Technology (Engineering), Sales, Customer Success, Marketing and Social Impact to deliver key underwriting initiatives.
You will have access to a growing warehouse of rich policy, exposure, premium and claims data to manage underwriting performance and glean insights in conjunction with the Pricing and Analytics team.
- Understanding the local market and social benefits standards in tailoring country specific insurance coverages.
- Case underwriting to analyze risk submissions and work with the Pricing team to craft underwriting proposals/referrals for insurance partners.
- Draft bespoke wording for complex insurance programs to help build strategic relationships with clients;
- Maintain and upgrade library of insurance documentation across product lines including Accident & Health, Liability, Motor, Health Gadget etc…
- Supporting the Sales and Account Management teams on technical insurance queries to help drive value for clients.
Reasons this role is great:
⭐ Join a hugely ambitious and motivated business, and be part of directly supporting our growth strategy.
⭐ Get direct exposure to different insurance lines of business across A&H, Liability, Motor, Gadget, and more) to form a holistic view of worker insurance needs.
⭐ Gain genuine experience in digital insurance by working hands on with Collective’s inhouse product designers and software engineers
⭐ Take usage based insurance to the next level using real time platform data and user telematics
⭐ Opportunity to rapidly develop product in order to keep pace with the fast changing and innovative nature of the gig economy
✅ A desire to innovate in the insure-tech space by leveraging technical underwriting and digital capabilities to enhance and expand worker benefits
✅ Experience of working within a general insurer, MGA or insurance broker (preferably within Accident & Health and/or Liability)
✅ Proven ability to work in tandem with pricing actuarial teams in delivering insurance solutions
✅ An in-depth understanding of the make-up of policy wordings, clauses and non-standard covers available and their implications with an ability to convey that understanding
✅ Experience in underwriting classes of non-standard/special risks that are default restricted under underwriting authority / guidelines.
What will you get in return?
💰Competitive Salary based on experience
💸Employee Equity Options and Pension Contributions
👶 Enhanced Parental Leave, starting (or growing) a family is a major life event, with twists and turns, we know that it’s not straightforward and we’re here to support you!
25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
🎂Birthday day off, because no-one should have to work on their birthday
🏡 Flexible working, split your time between home and any of our offices in London or Amsterdam
🌏Work from abroad (up to 20 days a year)
🌳Personal development budget, to help you grow
💻 a shiny new laptop
🩺 Keep healthy with 24/7 GP, Mental Health Support & Gym Discounts
🚲Cycle to work and 🎧Tech scheme saving you money and spreading the cost
🎉Deals & Discounts at major retailers, gyms and more
So if you have relentless ambition and an abundance of passion we’d 💜 to chat with you.