Bryte Insurance Company Limited: Underwriter

Company Bryte Insurance Company Limited
Reference # Underwriter – Limpopo
Published 21/05/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Polokwane / Pietersburg, Limpopo, South Africa
The role holder will be responsible to analyse and underwrite new and existing policies effectively within delegated authority limits to achieve agreed levels of underwriting performance by providing technical underwriting support and assistance.

To provide high quality service and solutions to brokers and customers to ensure business retention and profitable growth. To provide effective qualitative underwriting and to demonstrate specialized product knowledge and to be a mentor to Junior Underwriting technicians

Job Functions Sales
Industries Insurance
Key Tasks and Accountabilities

•Achieve targeted underwriting profit by assistance and performance of underwriting skills by underwriting medium to high
complexity risk
•Growth and retention of business
•Contribute to proposition development
•Provide qualitative service levels to internal and external stake holders


Grade 12
•Minimum of 3 years technical expertise in underwriting, preferably in commercial underwriting
•FAIS compliant, 60 credits
•Must have RE

•Sound understanding and knowledge of South African Insurance/re-insurance market
•Sound knowledge of how to optimise underwriting performance at a policy and portfolio level
•Sound knowledge of statutory and legislative requirements
•Expert technical knowledge and understanding of underwriting principles
•Commercial, Financial and business acumen

•Good relationship building skills
•Excellent verbal and written skills
•Strong People management skills
•Strong Numeracy skills
•Strong underwriting skills
•Strong analytical skills
•Strong leadership skills
•Sound interpersonal skills
•Computer literacy : sound Excel skills preferable
•Problem solving

•Problem solving
•Technical expertise
•Concern for Excellence
•Customer Service Orientation
•Developing Organisational Talent
•Diversity Management
•Engagement: Impact/presence/rapport

Job Closing Date 26/05/2021